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It's time to get the world online
05 Mar 2021 | progress.substack.com
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Budget 2021: Public services and digital business
03 Mar 2021 | www.youtube.com
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The progressive case for universal internet access
02 Mar 2021 | institute.global
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Tech Shock: What about the rest of the world?
01 Mar 2021 | audioboom.com
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Future policy for a future internet
26 Feb 2021 | progress.substack.com
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For mass testing to work we need health passes
22 Feb 2021 | www.cityam.com
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The role of digital technology in combatting chronic disease
19 Feb 2021 | institute.global
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The health society: a vision for Britain
19 Feb 2021 | institute.global
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The missing gaps in Covid-19 data: seven country case studies
15 Feb 2021 | institute.global
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The UK government should take the lead on digital health passports
14 Feb 2021 | institute.global
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Post-pandemic state of mind
11 Feb 2021 | progress.substack.com
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Tech policy: reflecting on 2020 and looking to the future
04 Feb 2021 | institute.global

We need radical reform of our data infrastructure to beat Covid-19
01 Feb 2021 | institute.global
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Better data is vital to escape this pandemic — and avoid the next one
01 Feb 2021 | www.thetimes.co.uk
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Don't blame mutant algorithms
26 Jan 2021 | progress.substack.com
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Government by algorithm: the myths, challenges and opportunities
25 Jan 2021 | institute.global
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Post-2020: Tech to look forward to
20 Jan 2021 | www.youtube.com
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What's your moonshot?
07 Jan 2021 | progress.substack.com
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Tech moonshots: big ideas for a brighter future
07 Jan 2021 | institute.global
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Ending the centre's great malaise
07 Jan 2021 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study: How does social media use affect people's views?
17 Dec 2020 | institute.global
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Combatting vaccine misinformation in the age of the internet
17 Dec 2020 | institute.global
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A shot in the arm for platform integrity
17 Dec 2020 | progress.substack.com
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Why big tech stocks boomed in the pandemic
16 Dec 2020 | techmonitor.ai
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Why democracy should be more digital
11 Dec 2020 | institute.global
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Covid-19 spurs national plans to give citizens digital identities
08 Dec 2020 | www.economist.com
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Opening remarks, 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics Summit
05 Dec 2020 | institute.global
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Can technology help feed the world sustainably?
04 Dec 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Technology to feed the world (full report)
03 Dec 2020 | institute.global
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Technology to feed the world
03 Dec 2020 | progress.substack.com
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Food is the missing piece of Boris Johnson's green revolution
03 Dec 2020 | www.independent.co.uk
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What people really think about tech
24 Nov 2020 | progress.substack.com
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The TBI Globalism Study: The future of work is remote
24 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study: Tech companies have a role to play in improving public services
24 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study: Should social media companies be regulated?
24 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study: Embracing technology for friction-free healthcare
24 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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Can universal internet access be sustained?
17 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The armed forces need to connect, or fail to keep pace with new threats
16 Nov 2020 | www.thetimes.co.uk
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The TBI Globalism Study: Transparency and autonomy should underpin online voting systems
16 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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Connect or retire: digital transformation and the Ministry of Defence
16 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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Taiwan’s civic tech gift to the world
13 Nov 2020 | govinsider.asia
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Discussing globalism with Tony Blair, Indra Nooyi and Stephan Shakespeare
13 Nov 2020 | www.youtube.com
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The TBI Globalism Study: The globalist-nativist divide is a damaging caricature
12 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study: Multilateralism is dead, long live multilateralism!
12 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study: Has China's reputation peaked?
12 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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The TBI Globalism Study 2020
11 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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Startupification: Talking tech with Steven Drost and Chris Yiu
11 Nov 2020 | startupification.fm
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The hammer and the trance
06 Nov 2020 | progress.substack.com
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How can universal internet access be achieved?
03 Nov 2020 | institute.global
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Reconfiguring the state: case studies from around the world
21 Oct 2020 | institute.global
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Internet access and international development
21 Oct 2020 | institute.global
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Seedtable Podcast: Chris Yiu and the new progressive agenda
20 Oct 2020 | share.transistor.fm
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How to fix big tech
18 Oct 2020 | progress.substack.com
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Reconfiguring the state
30 Sep 2020 | progress.substack.com
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Hearts on sleeves: preventative health and wearables
30 Sep 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Why we must break the constraints of the industrial model of government
29 Sep 2020 | tech.newstatesman.com
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Tony Blair at the GovTech Summit: Reconfiguring government using tech
29 Sep 2020 | institute.global
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Reconfiguring the state for the internet era
29 Sep 2020 | institute.global
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Algorithmic government: risks and challenges
29 Sep 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Vaizey View: Technology can disrupt the monopoly of government
28 Sep 2020 | open.spotify.com
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Global genome project
14 Sep 2020 | institute.global
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State your intentions
11 Sep 2020 | progress.substack.com
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The new progressive agenda
20 Aug 2020 | progress.substack.com
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Precision nutrition needs to be part of our approach to health
17 Aug 2020 | institute.global
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Digital identity: where are we, and where are we going?
14 Aug 2020 | institute.global
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Leveraging tech in the developing world - for Covid-19 and beyond
05 Aug 2020 | institute.global
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TikTok, social media hate and national security
31 Jul 2020 | medium.com
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Innovator series: Learning
31 Jul 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Online harms: bring in the auditors
30 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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Applying the principles of audit to online harms regulation
30 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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The UK needs to build a coherent technology strategy toward China
16 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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Innovator series: Medication
09 Jul 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Contact tracing apps highlight bigger challenges with tech, trust and power
03 Jul 2020 | campaignforsocialscience.org.uk
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Covid-19 and changing attitudes: the US, China and global cooperation
02 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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Covid-19 and changing attitudes: technology and big tech
02 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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Covid-19 and changing attitudes: concerns for the future and trust
02 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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Covid-19 and changing attitudes
02 Jul 2020 | institute.global
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Innovator series: Mobile health
30 Jun 2020 | www.youtube.com
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The UK needs a track-and-trace system we can trust with our data
24 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Innovator series: Wearables
21 Jun 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Professor Michael Snyder: We could put a smartwatch on everyone in the world if we wanted
17 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Digital identity is the key to a new normal that works for everyone
16 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Digital identity: the missing piece of the government's exit strategy
09 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Revolutionising health: a human grand challenge
05 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Changing the game on testing
05 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Using location data to tackle Covid-19: a primer
02 Jun 2020 | institute.global
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Wearables, Covid-19 and the healthtech revolution
28 May 2020 | institute.global
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How Covid-19 is accelerating the rise of digital democracy
22 May 2020 | institute.global
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The architecture of containment: getting to gold
16 May 2020 | institute.global
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Contact tracing apps: what the UK government should do next
07 May 2020 | institute.global
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The role of technology in adapting to a radically altered world
06 May 2020 | www.youtube.com
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An army of sleuths could help Britain emerge from lockdown
30 Apr 2020 | www.economist.com
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The role of technology in stopping the spread of Covid-19
29 Apr 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Government should put the online marketing machine to work against misinformation
28 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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Debated Podcast: Technology and Covid-19 with Benedict Macon-Cooney
28 Apr 2020 | debatedpodcast.podbean.com
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Everyone needs to give up a little privacy to help defeat coronavirus
25 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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Digital policy for a lockdown: how tech can help us adapt to a radically altered world
24 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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A price worth paying: tech, privacy and the fight against Covid-19
24 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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Contact tracing and the fight against Covid-19
06 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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Mass community testing is crucial to the Covid-19 response
04 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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Technology and the response to Covid-19
03 Apr 2020 | institute.global
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Confronting Covid-19 with technology
03 Apr 2020 | www.youtube.com
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Online harms: our view on the UK government's plans
26 Feb 2020 | institute.global
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Politics is completely broken. It's time to reimagine the state
16 Jan 2020 | www.wired.co.uk
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China's tech landscape
09 Jan 2020 | institute.global
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The industrial revolution, politics and public policy
16 Dec 2019 | institute.global
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The state and technological revolution
13 Dec 2019 | www.project-syndicate.org
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Sustainable technologies = sustainable life?
12 Dec 2019 | www.youtube.com
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Media technology and society
12 Dec 2019 | www.youtube.com
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To mend our society we need a new social contract
11 Dec 2019 | medium.com
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GovTech 2019: Five reasons to be cheerful
11 Dec 2019 | institute.global
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Economic infrastructure for the Internet era
06 Dec 2019 | institute.global
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All the main parties are still failing to understand the importance of tech
03 Dec 2019 | www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

What next for online harms and regulation?
29 Nov 2019 | institute.global
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Technology policy at Web Summit 2019
20 Nov 2019 | institute.global

Govtech conversation with the President of Estonia
14 Nov 2019 | www.youtube.com
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Digital identity: how government can keep up
14 Nov 2019 | www.youtube.com
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Tony Blair on regulating big tech, Facebook, Russia, China and Brexit
06 Nov 2019 | techcrunch.com
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Tony Blair and Ro Khanna: Making tech work for the many
06 Nov 2019 | vimeo.com
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Future Societies: Technology and Public Policy
06 Nov 2019 | vimeo.com
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Before tackling voter ID, the government must address its digital identity problem
22 Oct 2019 | tech.newstatesman.com
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Response to DCMS-GDS call for evidence on digital identity
18 Oct 2019 | institute.global
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Exponential View: Governing in the age of AI
02 Oct 2019 | hbr.org
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Debated Podcast: Technology policy with Chris Yiu
10 Sep 2019 | debatedpodcast.podbean.com
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Tesla's car insurance move isn't just about cheaper premiums
05 Sep 2019 | www.wired.co.uk

Getting with the 21st century: a radical transformation long overdue in government
20 Aug 2019 | www.centreforpublicimpact.org
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Government for the 21st century: interview with Tony Blair
08 Aug 2019 | www.public.io
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Will we still need countries in the future?
07 Aug 2019 | metro.co.uk

Technology and innovation in global education systems
05 Aug 2019 | institute.global
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Parliament’s digital government report just isn’t ambitious enough
11 Jul 2019 | tech.newstatesman.com
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Africa's development in the age of automation
04 Jul 2019 | institute.global
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Transforming government for the 21st century
26 Jun 2019 | institute.global
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Tony Blair calls for a 'technologically ambitious' government like Spotify
25 Jun 2019 | inews.co.uk
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Challenges and opportunities for future health policy
19 Jun 2019 | institute.global
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A16z: The politics of technology
16 Jun 2019 | a16z.com
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Tony Blair says politicians are hopelessly unprepared for the next Industrial Revolution
01 May 2019 | qz.com

Big tech regulation 'better way' than breakups
12 Mar 2019 | www.youtube.com
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The next great debate will be about the role of tech in society and government
10 Mar 2019 | techcrunch.com

Lørn.tech: Regulation for the future
27 Feb 2019 | shows.pippa.io
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Tony Blair: How politics can properly regulate big technology firms
06 Feb 2019 | www.youtube.com
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The Tony Blair Institute on making new technologies work for all
21 Jan 2019 | www.fipp.com

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

Tony Blair and Brad Smith: How to make sure technology is working for everyone
08 Nov 2018 | www.youtube.com
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Forum opening remarks: Technology for the many
08 Nov 2018 | www.youtube.com
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Public artificial intelligence
06 Nov 2018 | institute.global
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What is artificial intelligence?
05 Nov 2018 | institute.global
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Tony Blair: We must regulate big tech properly and prepare for China's AI threat
01 Nov 2018 | www.wired.co.uk
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A new deal for big tech: foreword by Tony Blair
01 Nov 2018 | institute.global
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A new deal for big tech
01 Nov 2018 | institute.global
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Digital Leaders: Tony Blair
08 Oct 2018 | anchor.fm
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Centre for Public Impact: The future of government
20 Jun 2018 | www.centreforpublicimpact.org
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Government vs the Robots: Future public services
31 May 2018 | play.acast.com
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Don't break big tech, fix it
11 Apr 2018 | techcrunch.com
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Automation for the people
04 Apr 2018 | web.archive.org

A new approach to digital identity
29 Mar 2018 | institute.global
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Technology for the many: Q&A with Chris Yiu
11 Dec 2017 | www.youtube.com
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Thinking about technology for the many
14 Nov 2017 | digileaders.com

Digital government performance and activity
12 Nov 2017 | institute.global
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Tony Blair says centrism trumps Corbynism
11 Nov 2017 | www.buzzfeed.com

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

Technology for the many
11 Nov 2017 | institute.global


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