#HackfromHome - an anti-viral virtual hackathon.

We’re giving people a chance to respond with action, working together to improve the lives of everyone affect by the Coronavirus. Our goal is to band together to help communities, patients, and their families better using what we know best - technology.

If possible, these ideas should preserve the privacy of individuals through the use of Personal Data Accounts. For more information on Personal Data Accounts read this.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT ANY MORE IDEAS.

IDEA SUBMISSION IS CLOSED.

One word connection point app

Individuals manage and maintain their own personal data on localised security based app (health, phone, address etc), connect to all other apps / sites with their assigned 'one word' user name and securely share their personal information requred to sign up to all these apps being created. Enabling faster sign up and reduced concern for data privacy. In the case of COVID 19 pandemic, confirmed cases location shared and requested. Location for deliveries of services also easily requested / shared.

App is in existance, but needs modification and update to support COVID 19 efforts and NHS


The app works by connecting users with their globally unique ID shown using the ^ symbol (which we have trademarked for this purpose). Connect with anyone by simply signing your aka ^john65 for instance.


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  • Peter Le Fol du Taillis commented
    3 Apr 09:53am

    This app works by connecting users with their globally unique ID shown using the ^ symbol (which we have trademarked for this purpose). Connect with anyone by simply signing your aka ^john65 for instance.