Liberty Pim (M’20) created this podcast series for her Capstone project about the ethical implications of technological progress. Episode 2 and 3 are also under “Podcasts”

In this episode, Liberty uses the hidden stories behind the Luddite rebellion to launch a discussion about how we interpret technological progress, urging the listener to question how we remember history, and why. She places the problems of endorsing sacrifice for the ‘greater good’ into sharp relief by investigating how far a utilitarian mindset can hold up against extreme suffering, and finally, she talks to George – an entrepreneur trying to resolve the ethical conflict of innovation and efficiency versus protecting jobs.