Medical staff members in protective suits are seen at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital, in the capital city of Hubei province, on January 25. The present crisis should be seen as a call to arms for China’s tech industry. Photo: AFP
Syren Johnstone
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Syren Johnstone

Coronavirus crisis shows a need to track donation dollars. Here’s how China’s tech industry, through blockchain and AI, can help

  • History repeats itself with a scandal over the handling of public donations, this time amid a deadly virus outbreak in China, damaging public confidence
  • Crisis relief operations are time-sensitive and complex, but the technology to improve them is available and should be deployed
Medical staff members in protective suits are seen at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital, in the capital city of Hubei province, on January 25. The present crisis should be seen as a call to arms for China’s tech industry. Photo: AFP
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