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Online symptom-checkers are wrong two-thirds of the time

Google is probably wrong about your health condition.

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  • Thirty-six different international mobile and internet-based symptom checkers gave a correct diagnosis as the top result only 36 percent of the time.
  • Web advice on when and where to seek healthcare treatment was correct 49 percent of the time.
  • It's been estimated that Google's health related searches approximate to 70,000 every minute.
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How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus

Apps that warn about close contact with COVID-19 cases can help relax social distancing rules.

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On April 10, Apple and Google announced a coronavirus exposure notification system that will be built into their smartphone operating systems, iOS and Android. The system uses the ubiquitous Bluetooth short-range wireless communication technology.

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The digital economy benefits the 1%. Here’s how to change that.

A pragmatic approach to fixing an imbalanced system.

  • Intentional or not, certain inequalities are inherent in a digital economy that is structured and controlled by a few corporations that don't represent the interests or the demographics of the majority.
  • While concern and anger are valid reactions to these inequalities, UCLA professor Ramesh Srinivasan also sees it as an opportunity to take action.
  • Srinivasan says that the digital economy can be reshaped to benefit the 99 percent if we protect laborers in the gig economy, get independent journalists involved with the design of algorithmic news systems, support small businesses, and find ways that groups that have been historically discriminated against can be a part of these solutions.

What happens to your social media when you die?

Do you want Facebook or Google to control your legacy?

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  • Faheem Hussain, clinical assistant professor at Arizona State University, says we need to discuss our digital afterlife.
  • One major problem is that we generally avoid talking about death in the first place.
  • Where and how we (and our data) will be used when we die remains a mystery.
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Tech has a diversity problem. Can an app for black professionals help?

The BYP Network is shining light on overlooked talent in certain industries.

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  • The most underrepresented group in the tech industry is the black population, especially in technical and leadership roles.
  • The BYP Network is a new platform helping to shine light on talent that is too often overlooked in industries like tech.
  • The network currently has around 40,000 users and is projected to grow to 500,000 by 2021.
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