Medical workers look at a police robot at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions on Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, were lifted, on April 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters Medical workers look at a police robot at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions on Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, were lifted, on April 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers look at a police robot at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions on Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, were lifted, on April 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Victor Gao
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Victor Gao and Einar Tangen

Coronavirus pandemic is pointing to how technology will transform the future – and some of its drawbacks

  • Big data and artificial intelligence have been deployed to help contain the virus and hunt for a vaccine. But concerns persist over the threat to privacy and tech’s promotion of misinformation

Medical workers look at a police robot at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions on Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, were lifted, on April 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters Medical workers look at a police robot at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions on Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, were lifted, on April 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers look at a police robot at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions on Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, were lifted, on April 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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