How People in the B Corp Community and Others Can Contribute to Those in Need During COVID-19 Crisis. Life has been a whirlwind since we first heard the term COVID-19. Over a few short weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has posed profound

Columbia University is at the frontier between AI and biotech, especially in coronavirus research. Two graduates of the Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University - Andrew Satz and Brett Averso - are using AI in coronavirus research, relying on computational

Measures to the address COVID-19 pandemic that rely on social distancing and social isolation are placing a huge strain on our communities, our public health systems and our economies. As our cities are grappling with this massive challenge, the role

To address COVID-19, it has become clear to the whole world that the Chinese model of testing strick social distancing is a must and that a full “lockdown” of the economy cannot be avoided - with only “essential” activities maintained.

Disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence or ride-sharing apps, are already affecting people in significant ways. There are increasing concerns about data collection, surveillance, behavior management and the shake-up of local economies as automation takes over. The question arises of

The new coronavirus started in China last year and after three months of suffering, the Chinese have managed to finally bring it under control. Now China is again looking outside and turning into a leader in the global response to

The “Italian model” for fighting the coronavirus is a simple three-step plan based on scientific evidence and the experience of China: (1) slow down the spread of the virus with quarantine measures locking down the economy; (2) during the lockdown,

In the social madness of the last few days, there is no shortage of people who ironize about Greta Thunberg, who nevertheless carried on her global strike for the climate online. Someone less informed might ask what happened to the

Can digital life save us from the fear and anxieties of COVID-19, especially when we are put in quarantine, like the Chinese were, like the Italians are today? The digital economy will undoubtedly get a boost from COVID-19 - just

We are almost precisely 100 years from the worst influenza outbreak in history.   The 1918-1919 influenza pandemic, considered the first global pandemic, killed anywhere from 50-100 million people in two waves, the first less devastating than the second. The

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern for a new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the Hubei Province of China in January 2020. WHO has said that the virus is really likely to spread to

The Coronavirus — Where It Stands This past Sunday, February 23rd, there were a total of 79,205 reported cases of the coronavirus. In deaths, there were 2,470 reported cases. Considering the 23,419 reported recoveries from the virus, the statistics for the

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