New York calls for tech volunteers to fight COVID-19

New York State has put out a phone for volunteers with engineering experience to develop “technology SWAT teams” to raise the state’s response to COVID-19. 

The formal web-site for the COVID-19 Technological know-how SWAT Crew, as it is named, is light on facts but wide in scope. The state seeks volunteers with a vast array of tech competencies: “professionals with expertise in solution management, computer software enhancement / engineering, components deployment and conclusion-person help, details science, operations management, style, or other related regions.”

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While men and women can and are inspired to volunteer, the state explicitly asks for “teams or cohorts of men and women from a solitary institution.” And while the state accepts remote volunteers from any timezone, it prefers people in the Jap and Central U.S. timezones, with leading desire offered to people who

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