Big Data Could Undermine the Covid-19 Response

Big Data Could Undermine the Covid-19 Response

The coronavirus pandemic has spurred interest in big data to track the spread of the fast-moving pathogen and to plan disease prevention efforts. But the urgent need to contain the outbreak shouldn’t cloud thinking about big data’s potential to do more harm than good. Companies and governments worldwide are tapping the location data of millions…

How to Cover Your Tracks Every Time You Go Online

How to Cover Your Tracks Every Time You Go Online

Venture online nowadays, and your presence is immediately logged and tracked in all manner of ways. Sometimes this can be helpful—like when you want to see new movies similar to ones you’ve watched in the past—but very often it feels invasive and difficult to control. Here we’re going to show you how to cover some…