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David-Michel Davies

David-Michel Davies is the CEO of The Webby Awards
Recent episodes featuring David-Michel Davies
S6 EP 11: Contextualizing the Web with Glitch’s Anil Dash
Early Web pioneer and Glitch CEO Anil Dash has been a strong voice championing the core values of the Web since practically as long as it has existed. Along the way, he was an early executive at Movable Type, an adviser to the Obama Whitehouse’s Office of Digital Strategy, and adviser to companies like Medium and Donor’s Choose.Today Anil is the CEO of Glitch, a company that makes it easy to make apps, bots, art and all sorts of digital experiences, all within the Web browser, alongside a community of millions of other supportive creators.We talk a lot about how the sites and platforms of today could be more inclusive, more ethical and more humane, and of course about Glitch and the joy of watching people make things for the Web.. and if you know Anil, you know we also had to talk about Prince, and his Webby 5 Word Speech, Everything you think, is true. As a real Prince nerd, he helps us fill in some of the gaps of what Prince meant with those five words For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
David-Michel Davies, CEO, the Webby Awards
Now in their 24th year, the Webbys are currently accepting submissions for what’s been called the Oscars of the internet. Joining the podcast today is David-Michel Davies, the CEO of the Webbys, presented annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. We discuss the trends he’s been watching in the online space and what it even means to be a website in 2020. We also unpack the deeply critical viral speech comedian Sacha Baron Cohen made at the Anti-Defamation League last week about Facebook and the so-called “Silicon Six.”  
S6 EP 10: Waves of Design with The New York Times' Tracy Ma
If you remember those amazing Bloomberg BusinessWeek covers from back in the day or seen design in the New York Times that made you pause, chances are it was designed by Tracy Ma. Our next guest is one of the most impactful graphic designers out there today, and is currently a Designer for The New York Times Styles Desk. Tracy Ma's incredible aesthetic combined with the global scale of the Times means her work not only informs but defines a lot of the visual world we live in today.Keep up with David-Michel @dmdlikes Our Producer is Terence BrosnanOur Editorial Lead is Jordana JarrettMusic is Podington Bear For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
S6 EP 9: Beyond Museum Walls with The Met's Sofie Andersen
Our next guest, Sofie Andersen, has spent her career thinking about how the Internet and technology can enrich museums and museum going. Her work has transformed the experience of some of the world’s most visited museums, like the Whitney where she was the Director of Digital Media and the Tate in London, into more interactive and more vibrant experiences. Today as Interim Head of Digital at the Metropolitan Museum of Art she is charged with thinking not only about how technology can improve the Met, but how it can bring the content, information and mission of the Met to people all over the world.Keep up with David-Michel @dmdlikes Our Producer is Terence BrosnanOur Editorial Lead is Jordana JarrettMusic is Podington Bear For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
S6 EP 8: Decentralizing the Internet with the EFF’s Cindy Cohn
Data privacy has become hot button issue for anyone using the Internet. Cindy Cohn, Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a key figure in protecting the digital civil liberties of millions of people around the world. She joins The Webby Podcast to discuss her first case at the EFF, against leaving encryption capabilities in government hands, to the EFF’s current work to decentralize social networks, and more.Keep up with David-Michel @dmdlikes Our Producer is Terence BrosnanOur Editorial Lead is Jordana JarrettMusic is Podington Bear  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Total Airtime
1 day, 23 hours