Sex, Bugs, and Mobile Phones

Sex, Bugs, and Mobile Phones

Given at the "Tackling Epidemics Face On" evening at Birmingham Pint of Science 2015. Held in the Jekyll & Hyde.

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Matt J Williams

May 19, 2015
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    Pint of Science 2015 Jekyll & Hyde, Birmingham 18 May

    2015 Sex, Bugs, and Mobile Phones Matt Williams University of Birmingham m.j.williams@cs.bham.ac.uk http://www.mattjw.net @voxmjw [Jean-Yves Sgro]
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    93%adults in the UK that own a mobile phone 61%

    own a smart phone [Ofcom. 2014]
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    # sexual partners % people [latora. 2006] Sexual partners in

    Burkina Faso, via interviews & surveys
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    Cell tower logs... Ivory Coast: 5 million users, 2012 Senegal:

    9 million users, 2013 Not only Bluetooth experiments... ...mobile phone service providers are also providing big support for research