WB-40 Podcast: Episode 22 – Election Special

In this week’s episode Matt & Chris discuss the extent to which the electoral and political processes have been digitised, and also some of the areas that the tech world might look out for in upcoming manifestos.

You can book for the September Silicon Beach event at http://siliconbeach.eu/

Matt mentions Julia Hobsbawn’s new book The Fully Connected and Will Storr’s The Heretics.

Chris also mentioned this great blog post from Tom Steinberg: 

https://civichall.org/civicist/all-i-want-for-the-uks-general-election-this-year/

The history of the telephone mentioned is in Timeshift (not Timewatch) Series 17: 3. Dial “B” for Britain: The Story of the Landline: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08mp2l8 

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