Tech and Crypto Communities Unite in the Fight Against COVID-19

As New York Blockchain Week draws to a close, we examine the multitude of ways the tech and crypto communities are coming together to fight COVID-19.

Read on to discover 10 more ways the tech and crypto communities are coming together to fight COVID-19.

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Global reach: Algorand urges users to complete its survey regardless of their symptom status. The app is available globally in more than ten languages.

Anonymous self-reporting: While there are multiple sources of information related to COVID-19, there is limited data coming directly from individuals in the community.

Decentralized, open, accessible-by-all data: Distributed ledgers promote transparency by allowing transactions to have public “witnesses”.

Permanent, unmodifiable storage: Data is preserved in its original form for the indefinite future, enabling future research on always-available and verifiable-by-all original data.
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“We are committed to thoughtful grantmaking and ensuring that our actions during the COVID-19 crisis can make the biggest impact now and in the future. We have therefore decided to make grants totalling US$2.5 million to four organisations that are making a tangible difference in tackling COVID-19 as well as mitigating global catastrophic biological risks.” — Arthur Hayes, CEO and Co-Founder.

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