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App to collect location history and connect with other people under home isolation

Create an App to help citizens collect their own data such as location history and allow people under home isolation to share info.

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As many people in the world know that Taiwan is a successful example to use technology combat COVID-19 during the pandemic. However, there is also a warning voice that policy to track people's location history might become citizen surveillance if we allow the government to collect too much data. 

Therefore, The MyData Taiwan community hopes to build an App to help citizens track and manage their own footprint data, collect points if they follow the instructions to stay at home. The App will also allow citizens to log body temperatures for better health management. All data is collected in an anonymous way and no centralized server to save the data. Users can share the data with the government officers if they are tested positive so that the officers will know the activity areas and perform future actions easily.

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Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

By knowing that there are a lot of people in the world who are also trying to combat the COVID-19 motivates us a lot.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Share in MyData slack

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • News: Digital

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

Who are also under self-management or home isolation. Those people can become friends and reduce panic emotions by communicating and sharing with each other.

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

No, I think everyone is affressed.

What is your current profession?

Data Scientist and Product Manager

In what city are you located?

Taipei

In what country are you located?

Taiwan

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