Tech, Privacy, and Bias in the COVID Era

August 19, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new era of technology in health, from digital contact tracing and health data collection, to proximity tracking and the use of AI to monitor compliance with public health directives. In this new tech landscape, how do we ensure both public safety and personal privacy in a time of crisis? How do we address the threats posed by biases inherent to these technologies?

We talk with Dr. Nicol Turner Lee, Director of the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution and Co-Editor-In-Chief of TechTank. Moderated by Megan Clark Torrey, CEO.



Director of the Center for Technology Innovation, the Brookings Institution