Ep. 9 – Alienation and Solutionism in COVID-19 Apps (Rowe et al 2020)

The rollout of the COVID-19 contact tracing app in France hasn’t gone entirely well. How can the concepts of Alienation and Solutionism help us understand what went wrong?

Rowe F., Ngwenyama O. & Richet J.-L. (2020). ‘Contact-Tracing Apps and Alienation in the Age of COVID-19’, European Journal of Information Systems, https://doi.org/10.1080/0960085X.2020.1803155

10 Minute I.S. Paper (TMISP) is the podcast where we cover Information Systems research papers, in brief. You can find out more about the podcast at www.tmisp.org and you can reach out to me, Blair Wang, at www.blair.wang

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