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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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Superspreaders

It sounds like it’s possible that only a small group of Covid-19 infected people are responsible for the big spreading events. Get rid of the big events where this spreading happens, and you end up with much smaller clusters of spreading. Read it here.

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EU Graphs of Excess Deaths Over Time

To me, this is one of the most interesting sets of visualizations out there. This shows, over time, the rate of deaths by age group in 2018, 2019 and 2020. In all cases, except for the 14 and under age group, you can see a rather large spike when Covid-19 began making its way around […]

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Quick one liners describing Amazon’s cloud services

Since I’m mostly in the Microsoft and Azure world, the names of the Amazon services tend to be a mystery to me. Here is a simple decoder : https://adayinthelifeof.nl/2020/05/20/aws.html

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Fighting disinformation…

AP News Fact Check Financial Times – Global Coronavirus Death Toll could be much higher…

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COVID-19 resources

These are up-to-date values for Rt, a key measure of how fast the virus is growing. It’s the average number of people who become infected by an infectious person. If Rt is above 1.0, the virus will spread quickly. When Rt is below 1.0, the virus will stop spreading: https://rt.live/.  As of today (4/20/2020), Florida […]

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A Horrifying Look into Dev Hiring

This post by Jared Nelson is a look into the modern hiring practices of large technology companies. I have to say that his summary items at the end are especially damning – organizations are hammering people on algorithms that they know not only that they will never use, but aren’t even remotely close to relevant. […]

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China’s Economy Slows Sharply (NY Times)

Very interesting article.  The impact of tariff’s is affecting both American businesses, but also hammering manufacturers in China. The NY Times article : China’s Economy Slows Sharply, in Challenge for Xi Jinping

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