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64 I-CONNECT007 I SHOW & TELL MAGAZINE 2018 profound positive and negative influences of technology on society, whether civilised, war- torn, or geographically remote. He quoted plenty of statistics to illustrate the phenom- enal growth in the number of mobile devices and the quantity of information carried by the Internet—for example, there were more cell- phones in the world than toothbrushes, and 350 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube every minute. But the story of this "access revolution" was too heavily weighted towards the spread of devices and the proliferation of content, and by Pete Starkey I-CONNECT007 Tuesday's well-attended IPC APEX EXPO keynote speech was presented by Jared Cohen, head of Google's Jigsaw team of engineers, researchers, and geopolitical experts. He explained that Jigsaw builds products not only to tackle global security challenges, but also to support free expression and access to informa- tion, especially in repressive societies. Cohen had travelled extensively (North Korea, Iran) to try to understand firsthand the IPC APEX EXPO 2018 Opening Keynote Review Jared Cohen on Game Changers: Technology and the Next Big Disruptions

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