Download rates have been disappointing and people aren't following self-isolation warnings.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus apps contact-tracing track-and-trace contact-tracing-tech
How We Feel app lays groundwork to use big data to understand and predict coronavirus infection.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: faculty-of-arts-and-sciences institute-for-quantitative-social-science harvard-society-of-fellows health-medicine harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health feng-zhang nature-human-behavior broad-institute-of-mit-and-harvard ben-silbermann gary-king how-we-feel-project xihong-lin harvard-department-of-statistics how-we-feel-app william-allen xin-jin
With a potential TikTok ban looming in the US, what happens if you use the app after the ban? It could put you at legal risk, experts say.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: china government apps mobile-devices featured society-and-culture laws us-presidents
An app that young people use to share videos of themselves dancing might seem like a silly diversion, but it's become a powerhouse social media platform.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: social-media china twitter facebook video india young-people mobile-apps apps youtube instagram youth tiktok snapchat us-china-relations
President Trump wants to ban TikTok, the popular video app, due to security concerns. But can the government totally ban an app like that?
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: business china government apps mobile-devices featured society-and-culture
Countries around the world have struggled to get people to download and use contact tracing apps.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus apps contact-tracing coronavirus-insights
Swapping out a gas-powered Uber or Lyft vehicle with an electric car cuts emissions three times more than when an individual driver makes that switch, research finds.
July 12, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: sustainability emissions transportation apps earth-and-environment vehicles
Effective national leadership and trust in government appear to be prerequisites for countries to achieve widespread digital contact tracing.
July 6, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic india south-korea covid-19-testing germany privacy contact-tracing smart-phones smart-phone-apps contact-tracing-app digital-contact-tracing data-security covid-19-app
The Arnold Arboretum’s new Expeditions Mobile App gives visitors an interactive experience with audio, text, and imagery — all in the palms of their hands.
June 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: science-technology app deborah-blackwell arnold-arboretum expeditions expeditions-mobile-app hunnewell-visitor-center
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