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Google is now publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history

Google is giving the world a clearer glimpse of exactly how much it knows about people everywhere — using the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to repackage its persistent tracking of where users go and what they do as a public good in the midst of a pandemic. In a blog post today the tech ...

Priest in Italy accidentally leaves on camera’s filters during online service, hilarity ensues

An unidentified priest in Italy didn't let the coronavirus situation stop him from doing mass. He simply live-streamed the service instead. Amusingly though, he left on his camera's filters which overlayed a space helmet, some glitter, dumbbells (?), and a Walter White hat and sunglasses get-up onto his otherwise serious broadcast.

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Germans sing ‘Bella Ciao’ from rooftops, showing support for Italians in lockdown

03.22.2020 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

Germans are showing support for Italians in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic by singing "Bella Ciao," the Guardian reports.  In the Bavarian town of Bamberg, people stuck their heads out of their windows and sat in chairs on their ro... ...

Trevor Noah tried singing from a balcony in New York. It didn’t go well.

03.17.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

New Yorkers seemingly aren't so lonely in their apartments yet that they're ready to stand on their balconies and sing. On Tuesday morning, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah attempted to follow the lead of all the quarantined people in Italy who've bee... ...

Video: Italians talk to their former selves about the coronavirus

Warning folks in the past about how spooky (and deadly) COVID-19 is making life for people all around the world would be the best use of a time machine right now if, you know, we actually had one. This video of Italians talking to the person they were, ten days ago, is likely the next ...

Photos of empty public spaces in Italy

Buzzfeed has a gallery of photos of popular tourist attractions, trains, and other usually crowded places in Italy, showing how most people are staying home.

Here's an alarming thread about what's happening in Italy right now.

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Inside the red zone: Photos show dramatic impact of Italy’s coronavirus lockdown

03.10.2020 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

Approximately 60 million people in Italy are now under total lockdown in a desperate bid from the country's government to halt the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).  On Monday night, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced severe measure... ...