#48 - Dangerous period tracker app data and why we trust fraudsters | Curio

#48 - Dangerous period tracker app data and why we trust fraudsters

43 mins | Jun 24, 2022

Your audio magazine curated by Ryan Broderick to help you sail into the weekend. In our weekly roundup of stories that may have passed you by, the World Trade Organization makes some new deals, Amazon expands to more countries and drone delivery, and transgender women won’t be allowed to compete in swimming competitions. Our feature story looks at how the data from period tracker apps could turn out to be dangerous if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Then, in our first conversation starter, we take a dive into why people trust fraudsters and what that means for our chances of being conned. Later we find out how scientists are in a race against time to breed wheat to survive the climate crisis. 00:00.49 - Section 1 - Weekly Roundup 00:03:15 - Section 2 - Feature - The Wall Street Journal 00:12.25 - Section 3 - Conversation Starters - Financial Times & The Guardian

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