Poland votes in Europe’s first big pandemic-era election
Social Media Platforms Claim Moderation Will Reduce Harassment, Disinformation and Conspiracies. It Won't
Thousands of apps that we lovingly use on our smartphones have invisible trackers running in the background.
The virus is threatening a food-sharing tradition: China’s government wants people to use a second set of serving chopsticks when picking up food from communal platters. State news agencies call it a “dining table revolution.”
new Google safety measures to secure video classes from intrusions https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2020/03/hangouts-meet-edu-updates.html
AI chatbots are swooping in to take over lost call center jobs
Google unifies all of its messaging and communication apps into a single team - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/7/21250790/google-android-messaging-duo-phone-g-suite-javier-soltero-hangouts-chat
I Spent a Weekend Bingeing Airbnb’s Virtual Experiences. Was it Worth It?
Airbnb to cut 2,000 employees due to coronavirus pandemic. https://fortune.com/2020/05/05/airbnb-cuts-nearly-2000-employees-due-to-coronavirus-pandemic/
The transition to remote learning has been complex and fraught, especially in prisons.
Google and Apple ban location tracking in their contact tracing apps
Rural digital divide
The Isle of Wight, off England’s southern coast, is starting a trial this week of a mobile app that will track the contacts of people infected with the coronavirus.
World leaders launched a campaign on Monday to raise at least $8 billion for research into coronavirus treatment and vaccines. The U.S. did not contribute, saying it was funding its own efforts.
How to navigate the tradeoff between effective contract tracing and privacy
A coronavirus mystery: Why some places fare better
French Muslims, unable to repatriate bodies to their countries of origin, face a shortage of burial grounds for their relatives.
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