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Coronavirus: NHS uses tech giants to plan crisis response

Doctor at NHSData collected via the NHS's 111 telephone service is to be mixed with other sources to help predict where ventilators, hospital beds, and medical staff will be most in need.The goal is to help health chiefs model the consequences of moving resources to best tackle the coronavirus pandemic.Three…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
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Coronavirus: NHS uses tech giants to plan crisis response

Image copyright PA Media Data collected via the NHS's 111 telephone service is to be mixed with other sources to help predict where ventilators, hospital beds, and medical staff will be most in need.The goal is to help health chiefs model the consequences of moving resources to best tackle the…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
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In fight against coronavirus, governments embrace surveillance

Chinese-style surveillance is coming to a neighborhood near you. From drones barking orders at park-goers to tracing people's movements through cellphones, Western governments are rushing to embrace sophisticated surveillance tools that would have been unthinkable just a few weeks ago. In the European Union, home to the world's strictest privacy…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
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The World After This

Today, there are no clues as to the danger lurking outside my front door except for the eerie absence of people. Our lives are being restricted by a virus that is invisible to the naked eye, verging on abstraction, and yet it is terrifyingly real. Compare this to all the…
bubmag
March 20, 2020