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Chinese cities try to flush out coronavirus patients by stopping medicine sales – Quartz

From our Obsession Because China Even small changes in China have global effects. China is turning to potentially risky measures to track down more patients of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed at least 900 people. The number of infections from the new virus soared to cross 40,000 as of Sunday (Feb. 9). At least… Read More »

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities

Some measures of inequality can be inferred from imagesTangMan Photography/Getty By Donna Lu Social and economic inequality has no easy fix, but now a system that automatically detects signs of inequality from street images could be used to help. Esra Suel and colleagues at Imperial College London trained artificial intelligence to detect inequalities in four… Read More »