More than 2,000 papers have been published about the virus since December. It will take some smart algorithms to mine insights from them.
Prestige Ameritech typically makes 250,000 masks a day. Now it’s manufacturing 1 million daily, and turning away orders for 100 million more.
China and South Korea used smartphone apps to monitor people with the disease. But Americans have different views of privacy and data collection.
“Virtual visits” can be an effective way to decide who needs to be tested for Covid-19. But remote doctors can’t diagnose or treat illness.
Ian Bremmer, founder of the risk consultancy Eurasia Group, says populism, nationalism, and distrust are feeding the spread of disease.
A Twitter account called Quantum ******** Detector reflects some researchers’ angst about overhyped claims and other troubling trends.
The company has gotten better at removing distressing content. Now it wants to help users feel better.
A study shows the risks of making decisions using data that reflects inequities in American society.
Vaping opponents criticize plan to continue selling the popular mint and menthol flavors.