In a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed how we work. Teams used to in-person standups and closely knit, in-office setups are now working from home. Companies are trying to reconfigure their tech stacks, remote-work policies, and cybersecurity profiles ...

Social media posts and online searches may offer vital clues about the spread of influenza — and now Covid-19. But they also risk errors and threaten privacy. Katherine Ellison is a journalist and author based in the San Francisco Bay ...

In the face of the coronavirus, digital technologies are vital for both social health and economic performance. A digital response to the COVID-19 pandemic can take multiple forms and bring significant value. One important area in which there have been ...

Reuven Blau, THE CITY This article was originally published on Jan 17 at 4:00am EST by THE CITY Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. When ...

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News December 30, 2019 Health products powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable sensors and drugstore chatbots. IBM boasted that its AI could “outthink cancer.” Others ...

A new review looks at the booming industry of measuring ‘every breath you take and every move you make’* — By D. Rachael Bishop, Frontiers science writer Wearable devices are increasingly bought to track and measure health and sports performance: from the number of steps ...

In a few hundred years, doctors will scan their patient with a handheld device called a Tricorder to diagnose virtually any ailment. That’s according to Star Trek. Way back here in the 21st century, we’re not supposed to be anywhere ...

Ivan Manokha, University of Oxford An increasing number of companies are beginning to digitally monitor their employees. While employers have always scrutinised their workers’ performance, the rise of wearable technology to keep tabs has more of a dystopian edge to ...