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The Ada Lovelace Institute Ethics & Society Stage kicks off at 10am this morning with 'Do we need more WEIRDos in Whitehall' with @ChiOnwurah @Jackstilgoe @JeniT and @JohnNaughton

We'll be pulling out key points from the discussion in the thread below 👇
'We have passed peak trust' says @ChiOnwurah and Goverment missing tricks on data sharing, transparency, protecting digital citizens. She calls for a digital charter that empowers citizens and builds an ecosystem of digital governance.
Whitehall needs diversity of thought, expertise and people in Whitehall that believe in empowering citizens, bringing agency to lives and futures, not something WEIRDos will bring but can be achieved by opening up Whitehall and minds to an active view of technology in society.
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It's been hard to describe about what living with chronic post #COVID19 fatigue is like.

This fab piece by @claudiatanner where she spoke to @bcdelaney1, Prof Paul Garner of Liverpool Tropical Medicine School & actress Gemma Hepworth who all had it. /1

inews.co.uk/news/health/co…
Also if you have had the symptoms over a long period of time in the way myself, @bcdelaney1, Gemma and Paul describe please if you have not already talk to your GP and as I have done and Prof Tim Spector of @KingsCollegeLon encourages please self-report your symptoms on their/2
#COVID19 tracker app. /3
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1) A thread on #ContactTracing. Yes, it's here. We are watching the #NWO #Agenda21 script play out right in front of our eyes. First we'll show what this is, then I'll share an Anon's opinion of what is really going on. No fear....
2) First, THOUSANDS of #ContactTracers are being hired all over the country. The evidence of this is clear. cbsnews.com/news/contact-t…
3) Now, who would be attracted to such an invasive job? How EXCITED your neighbor might be to be able to decide the future of your kids and other family members through #ContactTracing! 🙄 Controlling flags, grass length and noisy dogs is just not enough!
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Singapurs #ContactTracing-App stimmt vorsichtig: Nach 2 Monaten scheint die Verbreitung bei <40% abzuflachen (Update ggü. Artikel). Ein "game changer" könnte die App bei >60% sein. Andere Länder sollten daher ehrgeiziger sein. (2/9)
#AnreizeGegenCorona
Zur Verbreitung von Apps gibt es kein Patentrezept. Vielmehr sind systematische Tests verschiedener Verbreitungsstrategien erforderlich. Daher gilt auch für #ContactTracing-Apps: Testen, testen, testen. (3/9)
#AnreizeGegenCorona
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My long rambling rant about the government and #COVID19: The UK's #PPE stockpile dates all the way back to 2009 Swine Flu Epidemic. The Cameron-Clegg Coalition Government then, instead of renewing the stockpile, let it EXPIRE with new date stickers put on to cover it up.

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This practice of relabeling EXPIRED #PPE carried on through the Cameron and May Governments and finally the Johnson Government. Things of course went disastrously wrong when COVID hit...

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The Government had 2 months (from the start of January) to prepare for the #COVID19 outbreak. Instead of renewing the stockpile (that dates back to PREVIOUS LABOUR GOVERNMENT btw!) they wasted the time on, for want of a better name, Brexit Trinkets. (Passports, coins, etc)

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Ich habe über Security-Implikationen einer #ContactTracingApp mit der Mechanik, die Google und Apple unter apple.com/covid19/contac… beschreiben, nachgedacht und habe eine unschöne Idee. Thread ->
Kurz und vereinfacht zur Funktionsweise:
Der "Exposure Notification Service" benutzt Bluetooth LE auf dem Mobiltelefon. Ein Telefon sendet ca. 4x pro Minute eine kurze Nachricht in die Welt, die einen 128bit Code enthält. Dieser Code heisst Rolling Proximity Identifier (RPI).
Das Telefon weiss nicht ob und von wem die Nachricht empfangen wurde. Gleichzeitig hört das Telefon auf die selben Nachrichten von anderen Telefonen und speichert diese zusammen mit einem Zeitstempel lokal ab.
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Q1: What is a contact tracer?
Q2: Can I get hired to do contact tracing?
Q3: Will the Apple/Google phone tracing technology replace the need for contact tracers?

Answers in this thread!
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A1: A contact tracer... traces contacts! In an infectious disease outbreak, a contract tracer talks to people who have tested positive for the disease (a "case") to find out all the people they have recently been in contact with (the "contacts").
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The tracer then reaches out to the contacts to inform them that someone they have been in contact with has tested positive for the disease, and give guidance about appropriate next steps: testing, self-quarantining, monitoring symptoms, etc.
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We're just about to kick off our webinar on the data governance of #ContactTracingApp. Discussing centralised/decentralised approaches and what they mean for the present and future of health and privacy.
We'll tweet some key points in this thread

adalovelaceinstitute.org/contact-tracin…

#COVID
We have three key questions to discuss on #ContactTracingApp, they focus on:
1- Efficacy of the Apps
2-Legal and Technical safeguards, policy instruments
3-Public Trust, you can't have public trust without guaranteed efficacy and safeguards
First up, @rossjanderson underlines that it is key to know what will happen to all the data after the emergency, also the data collected through conventional manual methods and it is concerning that we do not have the right legal safeguards in place.
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Der außer der Reihe #Digitalausschuss zum Thema #coronaApp brachte interessante Erkenntnisse:
- eine Vergabe der Entwicklung einer dezentral speichernden #ContactTracingApp an SAP u TSystems ist noch gar nicht erfolgt. Eine Direktvergabe wg Dringlichkeit ist geplant.
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- ein Vertrag existiert genauso wenig, wie eine Schätzung der Kosten. Nicht mal ungefähr. Nur dass es nicht mehrere Hundert Mio€ sein werden, sei sicher. Für die Entwicklung eines Prototyps der zentralen Variante waren 600.000€ an Fraunhofer geflossen. #CoronaApp #COVID19de
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Warum SAP u T-Systems? Antwort BuReg:
- große Industrieplayer, die auf Augenhöhe mit Apple/Google reden können
- Infrastrukturkompetenz
- Fähigkeit, eine 24/7 Hotline zu schaffen. Häh?!? Wofür zum Kuckuck braucht die #coronaApp eine 24/7 Hotline, außer zum Gelddrucken für DTAG?/3
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I just installed a BLE scanner. I don't have any BLE device turned home right now. I can pickup about 20 devices from my neighbours, from my building and across the street. I don't interact with them but the app may decide I'm at risk if they're sick #COVID19 #ContactTracingApp
Because developers want to restrict the distance, they will only look at the highest RSSI. Let's do that. I'm not moving, and we can suppose most other devices aren't drastically moving.
Yet after one second, you can see how different the picture looks. Another second later, this is also different. Now imagine how it will change in 10-15 minutes in the real world when you are moving, other people are moving and you have moving obstacles.
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