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(Medical Design Briefs)   "Please cough into your phone." *Cough hack wheeze* "Processing. Congratulations. You have Covid-19." (phone uploads your entire location history for last week to local health department)   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Asthma, Cough, new Coughvid app, ETH Zurich, Artificial intelligence, Pneumonia, Common cold, smartphone app  
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702 clicks; posted to Geek » on 21 Apr 2020 at 5:20 PM (15 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2020-04-21 7:22:10 PM  
5 votes:
2019 "wow, look at all this nightmarish overreach. My phone should not be used as a spying or tracking device".
2020 "hey, look at this awesome feature that not only exposes my private health data but also tells government agents and random strangers where I've been."

/I'm sure once the threat has passed they'll put all this handy technology back into Pandora's box where it belongs.
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