- K: The Overlooked Variable That’s Driving the Pandemic – The Atlantic
- Appears that COVID19 spreading is dominated by a few “superspreading” events. Contact tracing backwards to find who gave someone the disease probably leads to such an event, and you can then trace forwards to find other infected.
(tags: covid19 epidemic)
- “Are we experiencing a second wave?” – asks Stuart McDonald | AgeWage: Making your money work as hard as you do
- Actuary says yes.
(tags: covid19 pandemic actuary statistics)
- How to store dotfiles | Atlassian Git Tutorial
- The best way to store your dotfiles: A bare Git repository
(tags: git linux)
- QAnon is a Nazi Cult, Rebranded
- Points out that the QAnon new religious movement has some familiar sounding rhetoric: “A secret cabal is taking over the world. They kidnap children, slaughter, and eat them to gain power from their blood. They control high positions in government, banks, international finance, the news media, and the church. They want to disarm the police. They promote homosexuality and pedophilia. They plan to mongrelize the white race so it will lose its essential power.”
(tags: conspiracy qanon nazis)
- Using Vim for C++ development
- dreamwidth as vindication of a few cherished theories
- DW’s co-creator on how to make a successful open source project. Via brainwane.
(tags: dreamwidth open-source)
- Sync Any Folder to OneDrive in Windows 10 | Tutorials
- Make a symlink from the OneDrive folder to the thing you want to sync.
(tags: onedrive backup)
- Principles for the Application of Human Intelligence – Behavioral Scientist
- “Before humans become the standard way in which we make decisions, we need to consider the risks and ensure implementation of human decision-making systems does not cause widespread harm.”
(tags: artificial-intelligence ai psychology parody)
- A Decade of Vim
- Some interesting looking Vim screencasts.
(tags: vim editor programming)
- The Pandemic’s Biggest Mystery Is Our Own Immune System – The Atlantic
- More Ed Yong: the immune system is very complicated
(tags: biology disease immune covid19 pandemic)
- E7201. The Epidemiology of Viruses | by Paul Bleicher | Jul, 2020 | Tincture
- “Welcome Class of 2045 medical students to E7201… Most of you were toddlers when the COVID-19 epidemic arrived, the largest health-related disruption of human activity that the modern world has seen since the influenza epidemic of 1918–1920.”
(tags: covid19 medicine prediction)
- Shane Crotty on Twitter: “1/ There are various tweets misinterpreting COVID-19 “pre-existing immunity” and making dangerous claims about herd immunity. Since many of those claims refer to our scientific papers, we will reiterate the facts. @SetteLab @
- There are various tweets misinterpreting COVID-19 “pre-existing immunity” and making dangerous claims about herd immunity. Since many of those claims refer to our scientific papers, we will reiterate the facts.
(tags: covid19 immunology antibody medicine science)
- Boris Johnson cannot win the battle for the union | The New European
- “A once great power carving itself up into smaller and smaller units, for no discernible purpose. That is what English nationalism has created. A man alone in a raft, lost at sea, insisting he is a navy.”
(tags: scotland england boris brexit Politics)
- The Scourge of Hygiene Theater – The Atlantic
- Deep cleans don’t help when most transmission is airbourne.
(tags: covid19 epidemic hygiene)
- Why the Pandemic Is So Bad in America – The Atlantic
- Not just Trump, but a lot of Trump.
(tags: usa covid19 politics epidemic)