What are the options now for managing Covid-19 infection? Shouldn’t we protect the privacy of data above all else?
Did you think the UK was launching a smartphone contact tracing app? So did I, and have been trialling it. So when will it be released? Does it even work?
Confused aims and poor adoption could prove fatal, and dash hopes of ever using smartphone technology to our benefit in tackling the pandemic.
What’s the difference between a suspect and confirmed case, and which should be used for contact tracing? What about the implications of testing?
Can a smartphone contact tracing app work without using the support in Apple and Google’s forthcoming frameworks? Are there advantages?
Many governments are putting their faith in smartphone apps to control Covid-19 infection. But does it work, or is it doomed?
In the clear light of morning, when we’ve literally got out a bit more, we’ll surely realise how distorted our cognition has become.
The UK rejected Apple and Google’s frameworks for contact tracing on phones. So what does the UK app do? You may be surprised at its primary purpose.