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In my state, you can take a defensive driving course,
which guarantees a 10%
discount on your car insurance for 3 years. The most
difficult part of this is how long
and boring it is (legally required to take 6 hours).
I recently discovered that you can actually take them
online now, so
I've been doing
that. In order to do it online, you need to do voice
verification over the phone to
prove that it's actually you taking the test, and many
people have problems with the
verification not working. Also it's still boring and long.
I'm going on a 6 hour flight soon, and thought about
doing part of the course during
that time, but realized I can't, because of voice
verification and requirement to be
online the whole time.
However, I realized that this would be a good business
opportunity if someone can
set it up. Flying is the perfect time to take a defensive
1. You're on a plane with not much to do for many hours
2. Watching videos and clicking on tests is something you
can do in a plane seat
3. Your identity is already thoroughly verified for the
plane ticket, so the identity
verification can be less of a hassle.
||[+] Criterions on a plane.
||Opens laptop, double-clicks on course. Quickly looks
at video screen on back of seat. 6 hours later and I'm
caught up on The Big Bang Theory.
||this is a great idea. Probably merits a more generic "classes
on airplanes" treatment
||//generic "classes on airplanes"//
||Economy classes, business classes....
||Hello, [What & Why], and welcome to the half-bakery.
||Can the pilots take refresher training courses on landing
while having the autopilot on? I see an opportunity for a
very low cost airline...
||Just like the teacher only needs to know the material one
day ahead of the students...