Cristina examines why we didn’t need to quarantine during previous outbreaks like SARS or the Swine Flu like we do with COVID-19. Adam answers a question on many people’s minds right now…how is your phone being tracked? Does Sarah Connor’s idea of putting a phone in a bag of chips to protect her from being tracked in The Terminator work? Finally, Darren tells us why we should all read Toby Ord’s, “The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity” right now.
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Why Didn’t We Quarantine Pre-COVID-19?
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How Is Your Phone Tracked?
Location and Maps Programming Guide – Apple
iOS 10: Airplane Mode Doesn’t Turn Off All Radios (GPS, NFC) – Mac Observer
Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology – Apple
Terminator 6/3: Sarah Connor and a bag of chips – Kaspersky
Overview Of The Precipice By Toby Ord
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