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How Apple's COVID Policy Limited a Public Health App in Taiwan

How Apple’s COVID Policy Limited a Public Health App in Taiwan

The Taiwanese startup Bitmark, which participated in a government-sponsored hackathon in May, was unable to promote its blockchain solution due to Apple’s pandemic moderation policy.  “We were trying to essentially build a weather forecast but for public health,” said Bitmark CEO Sean Moss-Pultz. “It allowed people to volunteer their symptoms and what they are trying …

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From Proof of Health to UBI: COVID-19 Changes Everything

From Proof of Health to UBI: COVID-19 Changes Everything

From domestic manufacturing to economic nationalization by proxy to proof of health on a blockchain, a preview of the decade to come. Joe McCann currently works in cloud and AI at Microsoft and has spent decades in tech, crypto and open source communities. He recently wrote a piece called “A New, New World Order” about the second …

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