Now more than ever, humanity has the technological tools to keep itself sane in isolation.As the novel coronavirus spreads in SA and the world, people are being forced to change their habits. They are practising social distancing, the term that refers to keeping yourself and your family away from others to avoid contracting the virus and passing it on.For children, that means no school. But it also means no playground or cinema visits, no sports events to attend and no playdates with friends.For adults marooned at home, it means no in-person work meetings, no gym or park visits and no music or sports events.But that doesn’t mean life has to grind to a complete halt. Driven by the need to continue moving, people (or at least those who are lucky enough to have stable access to an internet connection) are turning to technological aids. Technology makes it possible to watch a live concert from your couch — and the platforms for that have already recorded spikes in users.The most relevan...

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