Facial Recognition, Macho Men, and a Dearth of Burgers

A roundup of stories we’re reading about the coronavirus today

  • California lawmakers debated legislation to regulate the use of facial recognition technology that would not only make it easier to track suspected criminals but also Covid-19 patients, reported STAT. Other states are already using facial scanning in their coronavirus response to pinpoint people with fevers, sweating, or discoloration.
  • The female leaders of Germany, Scotland, New Zealand, Iceland, and Norway…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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