Jane Ruffino on Sweden’s COVID-19 strategy
tl;dr: ‘I totally get why people want to believe Sweden figured out a way to do it without suffering, but we didn’t.’
(tags: sweden covid-19 threads twitter jane-ruffino lockdown)
Susie Dent @susie_dent: “I feel it’s the day for a reminder of the 18th-century verb ‘quiddle’: to attend to trivial matters as a way of avoiding the important ones.”
(tags: quiddle quiddling prevarication delay words 18th-century language funny)
‘Prio allows a set of servers to compute aggregate statistics over client-provided data while maintaining client privacy, defending against client misbehavior, and performing nearly as well as data-collection platforms that exhibit neither of these security properties.’ Aggregation operations include: integer sum and mean; variance and std dev; boolean OR/AND; min/max; sets; frequency count and percentiles/quantiles.
(tags: nizk zero-knowledge snark prio crypto privacy data-privacy statistics quantiles percentiles aggregation)