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A brief Twitter thread about long term changes post Covid

I don’t know him, but this thread of predictions from Chris Herd (@chris_herd) came across my Twitter feed and I wanted to save it. A lot of his thoughts are right on and aligned with mine (perhaps we should have bought an RV before Covid hit!).https://twitter.com/chris_herd/status/1334842553561198593?s=12

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What seven ICU nurses want you to know about the battles against Covid-19

This is just gut wrenching. I don’t understand people who think it’s a hoax.

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This is why I have a “Kindle Over $10” list for Kindle books

The fact that paperback and sometimes hardcover books are cheaper than ebooks is just wrong. The costs of distribution are negligible for ebooks. When I see an ebook that I like (that isn’t time sensitive) and it is over $10, I put it in a list that I have on Amazon. I periodically revisit the […]

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This is supposed to be funny, right?

https://hackernoon.com/how-it-feels-to-learn-javascript-in-2016-d3a717dd577f

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Another Covid tracker

This one has information such as the positivity rate, and more concerningly, the ICU utilization percentage. As of the day I’m posting this, Montana and Oklahoma have no available ICU beds. That’s pretty scary. https://covidactnow.org/?s=1330330

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Did the Sturgis motorcycle get together spread Covid?

I’m saving this mostly as it’s an interesting item, and it has come up in discussions with my friends before. While it seems like it has ‘been too long’ for Sturgis to be at fault for this explosion in cases in the Midwest, it can just be an instance of “and they tell two friends, […]

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Is Covid getting less dangerous?

<shakes Magic 8 Ball>Signs Point to Yes. As we learn how to treat the infections, overall lethality and impact appears to be going down. That’s great news. Now let’s get a vaccine going and get back to normal…. does anyone remember what normal is?

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Putting a halt to dining out

Indoor dining has a lot of risk right now, and with Florida opening back up to full capacity, we have decided to eliminate dining at places that don’t provide well spaced outdoor seating. https://elemental.medium.com/read-this-before-you-even-consider-dining-indoors-be8ef1d24d8c We are still ordering for delivery a bunch, with ‘touchless’ delivery, but that is getting very expensive so we will be […]

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Covid-19 spreading through aerosols?

This article lays out a pretty strong case for it.

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Virtual Apple Macintosh Running System 8

Running this on an iMac Pro is very conflicting… Scroll down for one click installers. https://github.com/felixrieseberg/macintosh.js

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