TEC056: As both fear and skepticism around the coronavirus spread, Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Joanne Mercier discuss some of the tech aspects, including avoiding scams and fake news, keeping your personal hardware clean, using tech to ease the effects of isolation, and the Catholic aspects of dealing with the pandemic, and more.
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Links for this episode:
- The Rich Are Preparing for Coronavirus Differently – The New York Times
- Coronavirus: Airlines are flying ‘ghost’ planes to keep flight slots – Business Insider
- ‘It makes me very angry’: Coronavirus damage ripples across the workforce – POLITICO
- Apple Says It’s A-OK to Use Clorox Wipes on Your iPhone
- Cleaning your iPhone – Apple Support
- Wuhan students tried to boot remote learning app from the App Store by leaving bad reviews – The Verge
- Coronavirus map used to spread malware
- John Hopkins Coronavirus COVID-19 GlobalCases Map
- The office as we know it may not recover from the coronavirus
- Coronavirus – MyCatholicDoctor
- Make prayer part of hand-washing protocol to fight virus, says diocese.
- SETI@home Search for Alien Life Project Shuts Down After 21 Years
- New $3 ‘robot lawyer’ can automatically sue data brokers for not deleting your personal info | Fortune
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