Building an App for a Crisis

By Enzo Sim

October 2020 FEATURE
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Photo by: Buletin Mutiara.
TO BUILD A properly functioning app for urgent public use is no small feat. Take for example the now defunct Penang Contact Tracer application, or PGCare for short.Granted, the idea of developing a contact tracing app was first mooted back in March when Covid-19 clusters began emerging in Malaysia. “The plan was to create a user-friendly app that is easily accessible, and that allows the public to check-in to a location by scanning the QR code,” says CEO Praburaajan Selvarajan...

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Enzo Sim

is a Mass Communications graduate who has an unwavering passion towards international relations, history and regional affairs of Southeast Asia. His passion has brought him to different Southeast Asian capitals to explore the diverse cultural intricacies within the region.