HazChats

by HazAdapt

Welcome to HazChats, where we discuss hazards, technology, and all the human stuff in-between. As a start-up based in Corvallis, Oregon, HazAdapt is a group looking to bridge the gaps between technology, emergency situations, and equity. Join us on a journey to bring humanity-friendly technology to the forefront of innovation.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E08 - Recognizing Dehumanization, Online and Offline

    S01 E08 - Recognizing Dehumanization, Online and Offline

    In the last podcast we talked about the bystander effect and vigilantism. The natural question was, “How do people get to that point of dehumanizing?"Where do we see it online? Everywhere.What does it lead to? Harm. We'll talk abo...

    48:33
  • S01 E07 - The Polar Extremes in Emergency Response

    S01 E07 - The Polar Extremes in Emergency Response

    TRIGGER WARNING: This podcast includes discussion around topics such as sexual assault, domestic violence, physical violence, lynching, stalking, discrimination, harassment, weapons, bullying, and other acts of violence and harm. ...

    58:32
  • S01 E06 - Testing the Development Cycle

    S01 E06 - Testing the Development Cycle

    In Episode 4, we went over our origins and goals, and in this discussion, we chat about how to catch blind spots in our biases. This ensures that our product and technology are as inclusive as possible. We'll answer questions, suc...

    32:48
  • S01 E05 - Why "Move Fast and Break Things" Causes Harm

    S01 E05 - Why "Move Fast and Break Things" Causes Harm

    This idea "move fast and break things" is the mantra of the tech industry.Our response: Why should tech be less accountable than other industries?Today, Ginny talks about something that she hears all the time when talking about ou...

    07:49
  • S01 E04 - Intentionality in Technology

    S01 E04 - Intentionality in Technology

    How can we do no harm as a technology startup? CEO Ginny Katz and Software Engineer Joshua Barringer define and discuss humanity-friendly technology and how it is needed now more than ever.

    39:17