Technology and Public Policy

Links to articles and interviews about the tech revolution, from the Technology and Public Policy team at the Tony Blair Institute.


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Internet access and international development
Oct 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Seedtable Podcast: Chris Yiu and the new progressive agenda
Oct 2020 | share.transistor.fm

How to fix big tech
Oct 2020 | progress.substack.com 📝

Reconfiguring the state
Sep 2020 | progress.substack.com 📝

Hearts on sleeves: preventative health and wearables
Sep 2020 | www.youtube.com

Why we must break the constraints of the industrial model of government
Sep 2020 | tech.newstatesman.com

Tony Blair at the GovTech Summit: Reconfiguring government using tech
Sep 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Reconfiguring the state for the internet era
Sep 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Algorithmic government: risks and challenges
Sep 2020 | www.youtube.com

Tony Blair: Technology can disrupt the monopoly of government
Sep 2020 | open.spotify.com

Global genome project
Sep 2020 | institute.global ⭐

State your intentions
Sep 2020 | progress.substack.com 📝

The new progressive agenda
Aug 2020 | progress.substack.com 📝

Precision nutrition needs to be part of our approach to health
Aug 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Digital identity: where are we, and where are we going?
Aug 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Leveraging tech in the developing world - for Covid-19 and beyond
Aug 2020 | institute.global ⭐

TikTok, social media hate and national security
Jul 2020 | medium.com

Innovator series: Learning
Jul 2020 | www.youtube.com

Online harms: bring in the auditors
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Applying the principles of audit to online harms regulation
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

The UK needs to build a coherent technology strategy toward China
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Innovator series: Medication
Jul 2020 | www.youtube.com

Contact tracing apps highlight bigger challenges with tech, trust and power
Jul 2020 | campaignforsocialscience.org.uk

Covid-19 and changing attitudes: the US, China and global cooperation
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Covid-19 and changing attitudes: technology and big tech
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Covid-19 and changing attitudes: concerns for the future and trust
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Covid-19 and changing attitudes
Jul 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Innovator series: Mobile health
Jun 2020 | www.youtube.com

The UK needs a track-and-trace system we can trust with our data
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Innovator series: Wearables
Jun 2020 | www.youtube.com

Professor Michael Snyder: We could put a smartwatch on everyone in the world if we wanted
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Digital identity is the key to a new normal that works for everyone
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Digital identity: the missing piece of the government's exit strategy
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Revolutionising health: a human grand challenge
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Changing the game on testing
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Using location data to tackle Covid-19: a primer
Jun 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Wearables, Covid-19 and the healthtech revolution
May 2020 | institute.global ⭐

How Covid-19 is accelerating the rise of digital democracy
May 2020 | institute.global ⭐

The architecture of containment: getting to gold
May 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Contact tracing apps: what the UK government should do next
May 2020 | institute.global ⭐

The role of technology in adapting to a radically altered world
May 2020 | www.youtube.com

An army of sleuths could help Britain emerge from lockdown
Apr 2020 | www.economist.com

The role of technology in stopping the spread of Covid-19
Apr 2020 | www.youtube.com

Government should put the online marketing machine to work against misinformation
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Everyone needs to give up a little privacy to help defeat coronavirus
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Digital policy for a lockdown: how tech can help us adapt to a radically altered world
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

A price worth paying: tech, privacy and the fight against Covid-19
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Contact tracing and the fight against Covid-19
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Mass community testing is crucial to the Covid-19 response
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Technology and the response to Covid-19
Apr 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Confronting Covid-19 with technology
Apr 2020 | www.youtube.com

Online harms: our view on the UK government's plans
Feb 2020 | institute.global ⭐

Politics is completely broken. It's time to reimagine the state
Jan 2020 | www.wired.co.uk

China's tech landscape
Jan 2020 | institute.global ⭐

The industrial revolution, politics and public policy
Dec 2019 | institute.global ⭐

The state and technological revolution
Dec 2019 | www.project-syndicate.org

Sustainable technologies = sustainable life?
Dec 2019 | www.youtube.com

Media technology and society
Dec 2019 | www.youtube.com

To mend our society we need a new social contract
Dec 2019 | medium.com

GovTech 2019: Five reasons to be cheerful
Dec 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Economic infrastructure for the Internet era
Dec 2019 | institute.global ⭐

All the main parties are still failing to understand the importance of tech
Dec 2019 | www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

What next for online harms and regulation?
Nov 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Technology policy at Web Summit 2019
Nov 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Govtech conversation with the President of Estonia
Nov 2019 | www.youtube.com

Digital identity: how government can keep up
Nov 2019 | www.youtube.com

Tony Blair on regulating big tech, Facebook, Russia, China and Brexit
Nov 2019 | techcrunch.com

No one left behind: Making tech work for the many
Nov 2019 | vimeo.com

Future Societies: Technology and Public Policy
Nov 2019 | vimeo.com

Before tackling voter ID, the government must address its digital identity problem
Oct 2019 | tech.newstatesman.com

Response to DCMS-GDS call for evidence on digital identity
Oct 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Exponential View: Governing in the age of AI
Oct 2019 | hbr.org

Debated Podcast: Technology w/ Chris Yiu
Sep 2019 | debatedpodcast.podbean.com

Tesla's car insurance move isn't just about cheaper premiums
Sep 2019 | www.wired.co.uk

Getting with the 21st century: a radical transformation long overdue in government
Aug 2019 | www.centreforpublicimpact.org

Government for the 21st century: interview with Tony Blair
Aug 2019 | www.public.io

Will we still need countries in the future?
Aug 2019 | metro.co.uk

Technology and innovation in global education systems
Aug 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Parliament’s digital government report just isn’t ambitious enough
Jul 2019 | tech.newstatesman.com

Africa's development in the age of automation
Jul 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Transforming government for the 21st century
Jun 2019 | institute.global ⭐

Tony Blair calls for a 'technologically ambitious' government like Spotify
Jun 2019 | inews.co.uk

Challenges and opportunities for future health policy
Jun 2019 | institute.global ⭐

A16z: The politics of technology
Jun 2019 | a16z.com

Tony Blair says politicians are hopelessly unprepared for the next Industrial Revolution
May 2019 | qz.com

Big tech regulation 'better way' than breakups
Mar 2019 | www.youtube.com

The next great debate will be about the role of tech in society and government
Mar 2019 | techcrunch.com

Lørn.tech: Regulation for the future
Feb 2019 | shows.pippa.io

Tony Blair: How politics can properly regulate big technology firms
Feb 2019 | www.youtube.com

The Tony Blair Institute on making new technologies work for all
Jan 2019 | www.fipp.com

Future thinking: Chris Yiu of the Tony Blair Institute
Jan 2019 | www.internetsociety.org

How to make sure technology is working for everyone
Nov 2018 | www.youtube.com

Forum opening remarks: Technology for the many
Nov 2018 | www.youtube.com

Public artificial intelligence
Nov 2018 | institute.global ⭐

What is artificial intelligence?
Nov 2018 | institute.global ⭐

Tony Blair: We must regulate big tech properly and prepare for China's AI threat
Nov 2018 | play.acast.com

A new deal for big tech: foreword by Tony Blair
Nov 2018 | institute.global ⭐

A new deal for big tech
Nov 2018 | institute.global ⭐

Digital Leaders: Tony Blair
Oct 2018 | anchor.fm

The future of government
Jun 2018 | www.centreforpublicimpact.org

Government vs the Robots: Future public services
May 2018 | play.acast.com

Don't break big tech, fix it
Apr 2018 | techcrunch.com

Automation for the people
Apr 2018 | web.archive.org

A new approach to digital identity
Mar 2018 | institute.global ⭐

Technology for the many: Q&A with Chris Yiu
Dec 2017 | www.youtube.com

Thinking about technology for the many
Nov 2017 | digileaders.com

Digital government performance and activity
Nov 2017 | institute.global ⭐

Tony Blair says centrism trumps Corbynism
Nov 2017 | www.buzzfeed.com

Technology for the many: foreword by Tony Blair
Nov 2017 | institute.global ⭐

Technology for the many
Nov 2017 | institute.global ⭐


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