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Old 01-06-2020   #931
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Nope law requires person instructing the driver be in the passenger seat so they can take control of the steering wheel if needed

Also most driving school cars are dual control so kind of hard to use from the rear seat
you cant seriously have though i was saying the instructor sits in the back?
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Nope law requires person instructing the driver be in the passenger seat so they can take control of the steering wheel if needed

Also most driving school cars are dual control so kind of hard to use from the rear seat
Could you not do things mr bean style with an arm chair on the roof and some broom handles and such to operate the controls??
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We should have been tracking and tracing from the start. This will not only help isolate the virus, but also give us valuable data on how it transmits. The smartphone will show if we've been in close proximity to infected others, but even before this we could have gathered data on wheter it was transmitted by close contact or not.

It might be reasonably safe to be around others, as long as no-one coughs or sneezes, if transmission has mostly been by hugging and shaking hands etc. This data shoud be being gathered worldwide.


On another thought, how did so many in Africa get it? On the telly there are stories of so many poor people needing help, yet none of those will have been jetting around the world on holiday or business. Was the disease caried to them by their aid workers?


Google and Apple are making a tracing app for it, through Bluetooth.
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Could you not do things mr bean style with an arm chair on the roof and some broom handles and such to operate the controls??
Sounds like a 'stop.gap..'

If you need a properly engineered solution.. look to history

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Google and Apple are making a tracing app for it, through Bluetooth.
they are 2 companies that you dont want to be able to trace you more than they already do, may as well get Huawei to do it
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they are 2 companies that you dont want to be able to trace you more than they already do, may as well get Huawei to do it


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... may as well get Huawei to do it
Aren't they already?


If the app uses bluetooth to identify who is close and for how long, it needs several criteria to be operational at once.

First the app needs to be running - using battery power.
It needs bluetooth on. Mine is on, but invisible to others, only connects to either car or my earwig. Whilst others may be able to see that there is a bluetooth device nearby, it will not be able to connect to it, but could record its ID. Tracing that needs those IDs to be held somewhere. Do they already know, or will we be required to give that info.
If Bluetooth is visible, it leaves phones wide open to hackers, who will be piggybacking on the apps very quickly. Passwords, bank data, etc. So we can warn you of Covid exposure, while emptying your bank account. All sanctioned by government.

If it needs a data connection, many phones will be excluded. I have data turned off most of the time, usingit for a few minutes a few times a year. It's a phone! (Did you know they can also make phone calls?)

I will frequently go out without the phone.
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Normal
This word has been seen alot ...... So whats your opinions on "getting back to normal" this is just a general comment nothing to in depth
Some one might have made this comment on her "normal was the problem in the first place"
and then of course theres "the new normal"
Just wondered what your thoughts were .....keep it polite .......and if you got a time machine like me !!!!!! lol

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So whats your opinions on "getting back to normal"
I'll be happy when I don't need to wear masks on public transport anymore, I find them really hard to breathe in.
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Re: Coronavirus - The Thread :(

Whatever normal was for you personally, something will have changed and will likely remain changed for some time yet - queueing for shops for example, still gonna happen for a while if the shops have any sense. Working from home (where feasible), still gonna happen for a while if the employers have any sense (luckily mine does and aren't even thinking about letting most of us back to the office until at least Sept). Going to visit family? Getting closer to normal, but I'm still not gonna risk going to see my old mum just yet.
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Whatever normal was for you personally, something will have changed and will likely remain changed for some time yet - queueing for shops for example, still gonna happen for a while if the shops have any sense. Working from home (where feasible), still gonna happen for a while if the employers have any sense (luckily mine does and aren't even thinking about letting most of us back to the office until at least Sept). Going to visit family? Getting closer to normal, but I'm still not gonna risk going to see my old mum just yet.
Nobody knows what is coming in health and wealth. Just have to adapt and try to survive. I think Britain's thirteenth best cartoon band captured all of this new-found cliché best (and kindly provided subtitles).

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if the shops have any sense.
They have no sense, still safe walk side by side down the isles the wrong way to the one way system, imposible to pass them at a distance.
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They have no sense, still safe walk side by side down the isles the wrong way to the one way system, imposible to pass them at a distance.
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not not all shops just all the medium to big ones i go in.
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Funny how things hit your eyes and brain.

I saw, 'no tall shops'. Thinking tall people were having trouble buying clothes.
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