Tech and the pandemic: Why lockdowns are not the only way to confront Covid-19 | Roland Bouffanais and Sun Sun Lim

AsiaGlobal Podcasts

Sep 2020

45 min 4 sec

Meet the AuthorTech and the pandemic: Why lockdowns are not the only way to confront Covid-19Roland BouffanaisAssociate ProfessorSingapore University of Technology and DesignSun Sun LimProfessor of Communication and TechnologyDean of Humanities, Arts and Social SciencesSingapore University of Technology and DesignMuch as combating the scourge of Covid-19 is a global priority, lockdowns are a bitter pill to swallow, given their harsh side effects, Roland Bouffanais and Sun Sun Lim of the Singapore University of Technology and Design argue. They need not be the only solution, and a more calibrated containment strategy can and should be developed using insights gleaned from big data.Read the full article: https://www.asiaglobalonline.hku.hk/confronting-viral-resurgences-are-lockdowns-only-solutionSubscribe to our podcast: https://agi.buzzsprout.comFollow us onFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/AsiaGlobalInstitute/Twitter: https://twitter.com/AsiaGInstituteLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/2473796/YouTube: https://bit.ly/agi-yt-subscribeABOUT ASIAGLOBAL ONLINEAsiaGlobal Online (AGO) offers Asian perspectives on global issues through research-based content that is published weekly, and AsiaGlobal Voices, a curated feed of summaries of opinion articles, columns and editorials published in local languages in media from across the region. It is run by the Asia Global Institute (AGI) at the University of Hong Kong.

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