Lazarus Chok, a BA Geography alumnus graduated recently in summer 2020, has written an essay for the LSE Southeast Asia Blog, titled “The policy black box in Singapore’s digital contact tracing strategy” in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.

TraceTogether and SafeEntry are novel forms of medical surveillance with uncharted potential, not only to understand viral dynamics, but also social interactions at the city-scale. How we evaluate their efficacy could determine the path for data regulation, surveillance and experimentation in the years after.

Lazarus Chok

Read his blog here.