As the coronavirus spreads, technology can help humanity fight the novel virus —but it could also amplify some of the pandemic's most devastating effects. My reporting:
- Europe shares code for new coronavirus warning app.
The software scans Bluetooth signals between mobile phones to detect when infections are possible.
(Politico, April 1, 2020)
- The coronavirus fake news pandemic sweeping WhatsApp. Falsehoods about the virus are spreading widely on the Facebook-owned messaging app.
(Politico, March 16, 2020)
- Donate data to health authorities to fight virus, says digital epidemiologist. Tapping into digital traces could give authorities valuable insights into the virus.
(Politico, March 13, 2020)