Reply to post: Optimism

Privacy campaigners question credibility of NHS ‘endorsed’ apps

Adrian Midgley 1

Optimism

We've known for generations how to prevent many illnesses, and not only is this poorly applied by the people who have to apply it - the people - but they elect governments that will sell off school playing fields ...

Rapid high-tech fixes for specific conditions whether inherited or acquired are more in the arena of healthcare, or medicine, and while personal data and opinionated systems with hinting engines may well be interesting, the data doesn't need to be collected on everyone in advance to make it work.

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