TEC061: Should we be worried or embrace Apple & Google working together on contact tracing? Dom Bettinelli, Pat Scott, and Thomas Sanjurjo conclude it’s a good thing. Plus concerns about students missing out on remote learning; giving kudos to the IT folks who keep the internet running; and new iPhone SE.
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Links for this episode:
- Facebook asks users about coronavirus symptoms, releases friendship data to researchers
- Apple and Google have a clever way of encouraging people to install contact-tracing apps for COVID-19 – The Verge
- How the Apple-Google coronavirus contact tracing tech will protect your privacy – BGR
- Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology – Apple
- As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out – The New York Times
- Digital hoarders: “Our terabytes are put to use for the betterment of mankind” | Ars Technica
- Apple officially unveils rumored ‘iPhone 9’ with iPhone SE name – 9to5Mac
Picks of the Week:
- Pat: Kudos to Zoom
- Thomas: Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
- Dom: Day One journaliing software for Mac and iOS
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