The COVID-19 Chronicles: China

May 16, 2020 Syndicated 0

With the US spiraling downward, a downward trajectory merely steepened by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, we’d expect other nations to suffer likewise. 

The Challenge of Proximity Apps For COVID-19 Contact Tracing

April 12, 2020 Syndicated 0

As part of the nearly unprecedented societal response to COVID-19, such contact tracing apps raise difficult questions about privacy, efficacy, and responsible engineering of technology to advance public health. Above all, we should not trust any application—no matter how well-designed—to solve this crisis or answer all of these questions.