Category Archives: Science And Society

Bad Regulations

Yes, the best response next time would be to shut down the CDC and FDA. Even Cuomo admitted that the regulations were slowing things down.

[Update a while later]

Stop panicking over bad data.

I won’t be surprised to find out when this is all over that the mortality rate was one in a thousand.

[Update a few minutes later]

Ford is making ventilators from seat fans.


[Update a while later]

Sorry, first link is fixed now.

Extinction rebellion

Kind of sucks to not be able to die because you might get sick.

America’s Micro And Macro Efforts

…to combat the epidemic. At the least, it’s an interesting experiment.

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Meanwhile, the Manchurian media.

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South Korea infections are dropping; what’s the key to its success?

Basically, testing and tracing. I’ll feel better once there’s a lot more testing going on here.

[Update late morning]

When will it be over, and how will be know? TL;DR, it’s about getting R naught below 1.

Meanwhile, despite the slow start, there’s a lot we can be proud of.

Intelligent Voluntary Cooperation

More from Allison Duettmann, who is co-writing what looks to be an interesting new book with Mark Miller (who I haven’t seen in years).

If you have the time, the next in the playlist is a salon with her and Aubrey De Grey on the value of life extension, but it’s a little over an hour. Foresight has put a lot of videos on line recently from its Vision Weekend last year.