Contact tracing technologies has reached it peak times amid the pandemic. From last weeks’ lectures and readings, we compared different … More
Category: Assignment 2
Can Physical Tokens take over?
With plenty of articles and discussions relating to contract tracing apps, the physical tokens proposed by EIT arouse my huge … More
A Utopian Experience: Voice-Enabled Service for Crisis
As the next frontier, human-centered mobile services are being developed that offer different user experience and interaction possibilities for use … More
Tracing for the people
All over the world contact tracing apps have been developed as digital responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many are designed … More
Should contact tracing apps be centralized, distributed, or somewhere in between?
Initially, I was highly skeptical of contact tracing as a solution. However, I very much enjoyed the talk by Karri-Pekka … More
Challenges in developing proximity tracking apps
“Contact tracing is the process of identifying, assessing, and managing people who have been exposed to disease to prevent onward … More
Covid-collaboration – joining forces between Helsinki and Tallinn
It has been noted that numerous countries are developing covid-19 applications on national level, while more coordinated or regional solutions … More
Mobile technology in Disaster Preparation
Aiding a disaster prone area requires gathering plenty of information from the locals and community, from shadowing, statistics on resources, … More
The devil is in the detail
During the lecture this week we heard a presentation about the Ketju contact tracing application. Given the sensitive nature of … More
Proximity Apps For COVID-19 Contact Tracing
COVID-19 has changed the world to its core. New normals have been developed and socialization has been transformed into a … More
Volunteering, Voluntourism and Why
How do you make people want to volunteer their time and skills? Then, once you’ve done that, how do you … More
How might we channel community creativity and willingness to help in the most effective way?
I would love to help but I don’t know how? What can I do to help? Who needs help the … More
How does contact tracing of COVID-19 influence human behaviour?
Due to the currently on-going COVID-19 crisis, several different methods have been taken into use to better control the spreading … More