21 May 2020

Do track and trace apps work, top Amazon engineer 'rage quits'

From Nine To Noon, 11:05 am on 21 May 2020

Technology commentator Mark Pesce joins Lynn to look at whether contact tracing apps are delivering as promised, even as privacy is threatened.

Tim Bray, a legend in technology circles, quit as Amazon's VP and one of its top engineers over concerns about labour policies. He'll also talk about a big Taiwanese computer chip manufacturer moving production to the US.

In this file photo taken on March 30, 2020 Amazon workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse strike in demand that the facility be shut down and cleaned after one staffer tested positive for the coronavirus in New York.

Photo: AFP