is the next place where they will want to roll this out. Very useful.
One of China's major tech hubs is planning to make a health and movement tracking system developed to fight the COVID-19 epidemic a permanent fixture in daily life. Officials in the city of Hangzhou, home to Alibaba and other Chinese tech concernts, said on Friday (Chinese language) the local government wishes to create …
And everything there needs to be done with a phone that is attached to your ID and monitored by government approved apps. It makes no difference at this point if this new app is installed or not. They are all robots that drram of electric sheep.
Good! Now define slavery!
Looking back into the history of slavery in US we can find this little gem:
[quote]The Three-Fifths Compromise, Article I, Section 2, Clause 3 of the Constitution, allocated Congressional representation based "on the whole Number of free Persons" and "three fifths of all other Persons".[/quote]
It seems the Land of Freedom had no problem with slavery. It's all a matter of definition.
So Jefferson was a hypocrite about slavery, being happy to make others do it while not wanting to do it himself. What else is new? I think the inherent injustice and hypocrisy of basically all of history has been realized before. The question that now concerns us is the present, and whether we like the person who said it, the point still may have validity to the present. Similarly, we should keep in mind the failings of people in the past so we don't repeat them. In this situation, for example, we would be keeping in mind that freedom for some didn't mean freedom for all, so we should be very careful to ensure that everyone gets the benefits we create or maintain now.
... all for social distancing which should have been a temporary measure (weeks) as a lesser alternative to full lockdown. If 8+ weeks of full lockdown didn't contain the virus, then social distancing with contact tracing wont work either. In which case the virus will continue to spread, so all we have done is flatten the curve at great cost economically and to freedom. Clap clap.
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