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App Choo

Self Identified Respiratory Illness Symptoms Map
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Simple: enable location. Turn on recording. "Convince" app your symptoms are real, See your "red spot" on the map.

Aggregate and repeat

theircompetitor, Mar 30 2020


       <Cole Sear>   

       "I see dead people"   

       </Cole Sear>
8th of 7, Mar 30 2020

       What the viral discrimination chip and sensor isn't consumer grade yet.   

       Probability and statistics calculations on an included questionnaire? to help blow away the ghosts. .
wjt, Mar 31 2020

       Apparently the approved terminology is now the "index case" (or something like that).
8th of 7, Mar 31 2020

whatrock, Mar 31 2020

       + to idea and all annos.
pashute, Mar 31 2020

       // "Convince" app your symptoms are real   

       I feel like this is the weak point. Great if you can overcome it, but prone to abuse by the unscrupled if not.   

       The idea of a sneeze database seems promising.
tatterdemalion, Mar 31 2020

       //weak point// -- I'm thinking with AI processing should be doable (i.e. fake cough versus real cough)
theircompetitor, Mar 31 2020

       Next step, Alexa turns serial coughers in to the Health Police ?
8th of 7, Mar 31 2020

       good one
theircompetitor, Mar 31 2020

       Should be simple enough to add a temperature check as well. Maybe with a FLIR camera add-on. But that's also easily faked, I suppose.
tatterdemalion, Mar 31 2020

       If you shine an intense enough IR source - even an incandescent lamp - on your skin, it will fool FLIR.
8th of 7, Mar 31 2020

       So will rubbing an ice cube on your forehead.
tatterdemalion, Mar 31 2020


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