Paul Mason at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Faith in technological progress has verged on religious, but recently our trust in many things – truth, leadership, the digital world – has been badly dented. Paul Mason senses catastrophe. The popular political commentator thinks we need a humanist reframing of our relationship with tech, and a refusal to let the machines take over. In this event filmed live at the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival he shares ideas from his new book Clear Bright Future with journalist Ruth Wishart.

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