Tashia Dam is Chief Pedagogy Officer at Area9 Lyceum with a background in Philosophy of Education. She was part of the early Area9 team to build LearnSmart and SmartBook, which later was acquired by the US publisher, McGraw-Hill. Her focus is the man/machine and authentic/artificial distinction, and what it teaches us about ourselves, humanity and civilizing processes. She was part of the advisory group for the Danish Ministry of Education on digitization In education timeboxed 2017-2018 which among other things resulted in the new compulsory subject in the Danishschools; Technology Understanding. She also does technology philosophy book reviews for Altinget.