There’s a reliable and accurate index for the heat which can’t be measured by iPhones or Macs, and isn’t understood by many anyway.
Even the ‘successful’ contact tracing apps have fallen well below expectations, and incapable of discovering their effectiveness.
macOS 11 Big Sur comes with the promise of Macs with Apple’s own processors later this year. So what changes?
What has distinguished this year isn’t the pandemic, police murders, or Apple’s intransigence, but the complete intolerance which we are showing to one another.
Is the big problem not privacy at all, nor waking up to contacts, but inaccuracy in Bluetooth measuring distance? And how successful is contact tracing?
Did you think the UK was launching a smartphone contact tracing app? So did I, and have been trialling it. So when will it be released? Does it even work?
Confused aims and poor adoption could prove fatal, and dash hopes of ever using smartphone technology to our benefit in tackling the pandemic.
What’s the difference between a suspect and confirmed case, and which should be used for contact tracing? What about the implications of testing?
Can a smartphone contact tracing app work without using the support in Apple and Google’s forthcoming frameworks? Are there advantages?
Many governments are putting their faith in smartphone apps to control Covid-19 infection. But does it work, or is it doomed?