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The CCP Coronavirus (266) 2020/03/29 curi Nurse fired for wearing a mask at work because it could spread fear and panic. Kicker: tons of Americans get health insurance via their work, so he got his health insurance terminated too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=281FTY0OFoU
Second-handedness Examples (43) 2020/03/29 curi Journalist Kelsey Piper admitted to being second-handed and consequently downplaying the danger of coronavirus: https://twitter.com/KelseyTuoc/status/1243301678301888512 > One thing I've struggled with personally - I told my family in early Febr
Deplatforming and Fraud (70) 2020/03/29 Anonymous VDare, which has had tons of deplatforming issues, bought a castle ⚔️🏰🏹so they could have their conferences in peace. This article talks about some SPLC guy demonizing VDare. https://vdare.com/articles/the-fulford-file-splc-thug-micha
Social Reality and Real Reality (8) 2020/03/28 curi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNflR2Ia7Hc > Tucker: How local leaders failed their cities [re coronavirus] This is what it looks like to value social reality over real reality. They care more about keeping various social groups happy than abou
Open Discussion 2 (2019) (226) 2020/03/28 curi Some advantages of forums like FI and curi over chatrooms and IMs: https://basecamp.com/guides/group-chat-problems https://basecamp.com/guides/how-we-communicate
Rationally Resolving Conflicts of Ideas (199) 2020/03/27 curi Information + evolution = knowledge Evolution adapts information to a purpose. Knowledge is purpose-having information. (Solving a problem is a purpose.) Yes?
What To Do About Coronavirus (14) 2020/03/27 Andy Dufresne https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.15.20036673v1.full.pdf Unlike some other papers this one seems to have tested the virus on some surfaces until it wasn't detectable (instead of saying it was detectable after X days but not when it wa
Discussion Trees With Example (44) 2020/03/27 curi Example tree: https://curi.us/2301-degrees-of-separation
Politics Discussion (145) 2020/03/27 Anonymous > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPiZSF1Pi0M >> Tucker: What will higher education look like after coronavirus? > People may realize unis are a rip off and online education is way more cheap/efficient. https://nyulocal.com/an-open-letter-to-
Anne Discussion (67) 2020/03/26 Anne B I wonder if my current plan is too long and complicated. It’s tough for me to judge. I think it’s doable. The only things I’ve committed to doing at a particular frequency are 1 and 3 once a day, and those don’t take very long each day.
Weinstein vs. Veritas (1) 2020/03/25 Freeze It did seem like most of the podcast was just Weinstein repeating that he thinks O'Keefe doesn't need to do the things he does to still get the truth, but O'Keefe keeps refuting his claims. Weinstein also seemed to play to some sympathies at some poin
Open Discussion: Economics (217) 2020/03/23 Alisa #16081 curi said: > ... giving up or failing should be a moderately big deal. A notable event, not a dime a dozen. It'd be a thing that goes on a list of projects and their outcomes and is considered important data about your life, capabilities,
Coronavirus Solution (5) 2020/03/23 Anonymous Massive pressure went on the NZ govt to do the Hammer and the Dance. They should have done it earlier. And it is not being implemented until Wed. But they are at least going to do it. And some of the pressure arose from information posted on this blog
Slow the coronavirus spread so we can test way more (2) 2020/03/21 curi Great Twitter thread on what went wrong with US coronavirus testing: https://twitter.com/AlecStapp/status/1241027712233410560
Algorithmic Animal Behavior (3) 2020/03/19 curi This is a typical example of people's evidence that animals are intelligent: [Cat Saves Toddler From Falling Down Stairs](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcpEnpitzHw) (1min video) The second comment is notable because it relates to what algorith
Eliyahu Goldratt Discussion (8) 2020/03/17 curi Learn From Emergencies
Comments on Prologue of The Great Influenza (9) 2020/03/17 curi I'm near the end of the book. A quote about bias: > What it came down to was that nearly all investigators believed their own work. If they had found the influenza bacillus in abundance, they believed it caused influenza. If they had not found it,
Submit Podcast Questions (127) 2020/03/13 Anonymous How could the Coronavirus affect the economy (not just the stock market)?
Gaming Discussion (27) 2020/03/11 curi #15859 yes he talks about managing stress and mindset being really important for high level speedrunners because they are already good at the game, they can do everything, they've practiced it a lot, they just need to avoid screwing up. tilt and bad m
Podcast Discussion (12) 2020/03/11 curi The [descript podcast app](https://www.descript.com) looks potentially good. They have automatic transcription (and human-aided for more money) and then they have features like this: *you can edit the transcript and they app will edit the audio*. So y
Fuck China (41) 2020/03/09 curi Regarding China being awful: I suspect them of lying about coronavirus containment. https://curi.us/2304-the-wuhan-coronavirus
Freeze Discussion (32) 2020/03/08 Freeze A thought on "taste" as a linking verb: Is it only when something has a taste as an attribute of itself, similar to it "being" some way, that it's considered a linking verb? For example: * This cake tastes sweet. (linking verb) * She taste
English Language, Analysis & Grammar (19) 2020/03/08 Freeze Going to be spending at least 15 minutes per day learning grammar. I analyzed the first part of curi's Fallible Ideas Grammar post here: http://curi.us/2263-freeze-discussion#15815
Discussion About Epistemology with doubtingthomas (2) 2020/03/08 doubtingthomas I like the rudeness of showing someone they're wrong. That rudeness is only warranted when you have actually solved a problem and encountered all the common ways in which people when trying to solve that problem go wrong. If on the other hand one hasn
Ending Aging (43) 2020/03/08 curi #15799 I gave my conclusions more in the second stream about the paper. Nothing really changed in the third. I think the paper is one red flag, but normal, at the same time. Your hypothetical about no non-trash papers doesn't work b/c the book Endi

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Nurse fired for wearing a mask at work because it could spread fear and panic. Kicker: tons of Americans get health insurance via their work, so he got his health insurance terminated too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=281FTY0OFoU curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/29
https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-italy-becoming-impatient-with-lockdown-and-social-unrest-is-brewing-11965122 > Coronavirus: Italy becoming impatient with lockdown - and social unrest is brewing Hard to tell how much is related to actual m curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/29
Guy used UK and Italy data to estimate how much longer the dead people would have lived with how CCP Virus. Gets an upper bound of 11 years, contradicting people saying they would have only lived another year or two anyway so therefore their deaths ar curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/29
https://twitter.com/alexandreafonso/status/1243557013759700997 [image] The age distribution of who has CCP Virus is a lot lower than the stats in many countries are showing. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/29
Second-handedness distorts coronavirus journalism and cost lives. I posted some examples: http://curi.us/2278-second-handedness-examples#16184 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/29
Journalist Kelsey Piper admitted to being second-handed and consequently downplaying the danger of coronavirus: https://twitter.com/KelseyTuoc/status/1243301678301888512 > One thing I've struggled with personally - I told my family in early Febr curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/03/29
She'll Say Whatever She Thinks YOU "Want To Hear" curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/03/29
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/03/27/coronavirus-italy-sees-worst-day-yet-969-dead-in-24-hours-death-toll-exceeds-9000/ Attilio Fontana, the governor of Lombardy, in Italy: > “Unfortunately, the numbers are not very nice, the number of Anne B Second-handedness Examples 2020/03/29
VDare, which has had tons of deplatforming issues, bought a castle ⚔️🏰🏹so they could have their conferences in peace. This article talks about some SPLC guy demonizing VDare. https://vdare.com/articles/the-fulford-file-splc-thug-micha Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/29
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-27/coronavirus-california-mobile-hospitals-ventilators > They were ready to roll whenever disaster struck California: three 200-bed mobile hospitals that could be deployed to the scene of a crisis on curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/28
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNflR2Ia7Hc > Tucker: How local leaders failed their cities [re coronavirus] This is what it looks like to value social reality over real reality. They care more about keeping various social groups happy than abou curi Social Reality and Real Reality 2020/03/28
Some advantages of forums like FI and curi over chatrooms and IMs: https://basecamp.com/guides/group-chat-problems https://basecamp.com/guides/how-we-communicate curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/03/28
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2ME0KXYUd4 > Urns in Wuhan far exceed official CCP virus death toll; riot breaks out in virus-hit Hubei curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/28
What does WHO being controlled and pressured by CCP mean? Watch for one little example (1 min): https://twitter.com/HKWORLDCITY/status/1243865641448169474 I think it's really worth seeing. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/28
> Chloe Middleton, a 21 year old who was reported as dying of covid 19 didn't die of the virus > https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/03/27/chloe-middleton-the-coronavirus-death-that-wasnt/ The article doesn't say that. It says: > But the *Guar curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/28
969 died of covid19 in one day in Italy https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/03/27/coronavirus-italy-sees-worst-day-yet-969-dead-in-24-hours-death-toll-exceeds-9000/ oh my god it's turpentine The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/28
Chloe Middleton, a 21 year old who was reported as dying of covid 19 didn't die of the virus https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/03/27/chloe-middleton-the-coronavirus-death-that-wasnt/ oh my god it's turpentine The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/28
https://twitter.com/ShirazMaher/status/1243554346396246018 A few highlights from the thread of someone who got infected: > I'm 38 and have no underlying health conditions. > Anything over 180/120 [blood pressure] is classified as 'hypertensiv curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/27
Information + evolution = knowledge Evolution adapts information to a purpose. Knowledge is purpose-having information. (Solving a problem is a purpose.) Yes? curi Rationally Resolving Conflicts of Ideas 2020/03/27
#16167 Horrifying. Thanks for sharing. curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/27
https://twitter.com/kateaurthur/status/1243549402012106752?s=21 > China is re-closing all its movie theaters. Why, unless they're lying about how contained the virus is? https://twitter.com/patio11/status/1243713002513133570 > PSA: If you curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/27
#16113 Yes I believe so; ideas as replicators that go through the process of variation (conjecture), and selection (criticism). kieren Rationally Resolving Conflicts of Ideas 2020/03/27
Reddit to start banning users based on their upvotes https://gizmodo.com/reddit-will-start-to-punish-users-for-upvotes-as-it-eye-1841907899 Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/27
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.15.20036673v1.full.pdf Unlike some other papers this one seems to have tested the virus on some surfaces until it wasn't detectable (instead of saying it was detectable after X days but not when it wa Andy Dufresne What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/27
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/03/bill-de-blasio-had-his-worst-week-as-new-york-city-mayor.html > When New York Needed Him Most, Bill de Blasio Had His Worst Week As Mayor > Shortly thereafter, he declined to cancel St. Patrick’s Day par curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/27
Example tree: https://curi.us/2301-degrees-of-separation curi Discussion Trees With Example 2020/03/27
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wPKBpk7wUY Mythbusters vid (6min) on germ contamination/spread. Practical demonstration where they show the (simulated) germs with UV light at the end. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/27
#16159 It was a good article but I was disappointed she left out masks. I get that 2017 culture would have made mask-wearing difficult for her. And I'd guess she also got lucky not wearing a mask when she did go out. But we need to change the c Andy Dufresne The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/27
> https://medium.com/@amcarter/i-had-no-immune-system-for-months-after-my-bone-marrow-transplant-1b097f16040c >> I had no immune system for months after my bone marrow transplant. Here’s how I avoided viral illness, and how you can, too. It’s e Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/27
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPiZSF1Pi0M >> Tucker: What will higher education look like after coronavirus? > People may realize unis are a rip off and online education is way more cheap/efficient. https://nyulocal.com/an-open-letter-to- Anonymous Politics Discussion 2020/03/27
https://medium.com/@amcarter/i-had-no-immune-system-for-months-after-my-bone-marrow-transplant-1b097f16040c > I had no immune system for months after my bone marrow transplant. Here’s how I avoided viral illness, and how you can, too. It’s easi curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgtPNkIzYXQ > Physical and Mental Health tips for COVID 19 | Nell Watson, COVID 19 Task Force Vid has lots of detail, e.g. copper tape and short fingernails. Information dense. Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
This is the kind of material the Cultural Elites don't want you to see and deplatform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dsW7oOhU58 curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/26
https://twitter.com/WHOWPRO/status/1243171683067777024 [image] [video from tweet](https://curi.us/files/WHO-anti-masks.mp4) [response tweet with 3 images](https://twitter.com/alt_kia/status/124325225 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
Discussion Tree Resources curi Discussion Trees With Example 2020/03/26
https://patch.com/new-york/portwashington/ny-coronavirus-peak-higher-thought-may-be-2-weeks-away > NY Coronavirus Peak Worse And Coming Sooner Than Expected: Cuomo > "We haven't flattened the curve. The curve is actually increasing," he said. "I curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
I wonder if my current plan is too long and complicated. It’s tough for me to judge. I think it’s doable. The only things I’ve committed to doing at a particular frequency are 1 and 3 once a day, and those don’t take very long each day. Anne B Anne Discussion 2020/03/26
From Discord https://ptb.discordapp.com/channels/304082867384745994/647276416857276426/692065514306142237 > [10:37 AM] Kate: […] I wonder if there are things you can do to encourage vs discourage second-handedness. > [10:38 AM] curi: there are ma Anne B Anne Discussion 2020/03/26
Plan Update Anne B Anne Discussion 2020/03/26
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/03/ab16686fb818-urgent-govt-panel-says-coronavirus-infections-feared-rampant-in-japan.html > Virus cases feared "rampant" in Japan, emergency task force launched patio11 gave 2 previous twitter hints that curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
A description of coronavirus models https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6nLfCbAzgo oh my god it's turpentine The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
covid19 death numbers may be under-reported https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/coronavirus-update-dead-covid19-doctors-hospitals oh my god it's turpentine The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/26
https://twitter.com/wesyang/status/1243033118044499975 > NYC politicians and health officials urged New Yorkers to go to movies and participate in parades, characterizing concerns about coranvirus as “misinformation” has 4 screenshots of exa curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://twitter.com/ESYudkowsky/status/1242980666884513792 [image] curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://twitter.com/jvgraz/status/1242929362237714432 [image] curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/25
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP6ru9aE8OM > Doctor recalls witnessing patient killed inside ICU; G7 discuss combating CCP virus | China in Focus One of the news stories: China lies they donated 150k tests to Czech Republic. Czech Republic says curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
New York Hospital Vid curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
Disinfecting Groceries and Mail and Packages Andy Dufresne What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1F_kWYdqUY > Coronavirus - 21 Million Cellphones Disappeared in China Video has various bits of info about china. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/03/24/nolte-media-blackout-of-trump-coronavirus-briefings-begins/ > The news media have begun to impose blackouts on President Donald Trump’s coronavirus briefings to the American public. On Monday evening curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/25
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1005196/film-crew-documents-life-in-wuhan-amid-covid-19-epidemic > Film Crew Documents Life in Wuhan Amid COVID-19 Epidemic Lots of shots of mostly empty public places + sad music. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvCZ_tUtFLI > While the world is dealing with the Corona Pandemic... some see it as an opportunity to attack Israel with lies and anti-Semitic slurs. 2min video. Canary Mission is a good group to follow. https: curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://www.chrisstucchio.com/blog/2020/chloro_quinine.html > The Censored (by Google) Hydroxychloroquinine paper Haven't read it, don't know if it's good, but don't think it should be censored/deplatformed. It's about a CCP virus medicine. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://twitter.com/PoliticsReid/status/1242822488549199878 [image] Note: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NPR#Funding > During the 1970s and early 1980s, the majority of NPR funding came from the curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/25
The Government Is Killing Us curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX5Jyf-65wI > Tucker: America won't be the same after the pandemic Good 7min vid curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
https://abcnews.go.com/International/india-sets-21-day-complete-lockdown-stop-coronavirus/story?id=69769594 > India sets 21-day 'complete lockdown' to stop coronavirus spread Sounds like the hammer. Good news. https://nypost.com/2020/03/23/wa curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/25
It did seem like most of the podcast was just Weinstein repeating that he thinks O'Keefe doesn't need to do the things he does to still get the truth, but O'Keefe keeps refuting his claims. Weinstein also seemed to play to some sympathies at some poin Freeze Weinstein vs. Veritas 2020/03/25
#16130 Different version of March 24: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html [image] curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
#16129 Those stats are from https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
March 6 vs March 24 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
I've been unimpressed with the CCP virus tweets from a lot of politics and economics people who I often agree with. So I wanted to give some credit to David Howoritz for responding to me: https://twitter.com/horowitz39/status/1242539767712997376 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
2 Strains? curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPiZSF1Pi0M > Tucker: What will higher education look like after coronavirus? People may realize unis are a rip off and online education is way more cheap/efficient. curi Politics Discussion 2020/03/24
Masks curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
https://www.girlschase.com/content/can-you-still-meet-people-during-coronavirus > [China] marshaled 10% *of the entire healthcare staff of the entire country of 1.4 billion people* to Wuhan (doctors, nurses, everyone) Article is interesting in v curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
#16122 Link to article: https://www.girlschase.com/content/can-you-still-meet-people-during-coronavirus Alisa The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
Chase Amante: Can You Still Meet People During Coronavirus? Alisa The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTm94HwlfUQ Good news channel. I subscribed recently. This episode reports about people in Wuhan jumping off buildings to kill themselves. Says many people in Wuhan have relapsed and tested positive again after ge curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
FYI TikTok does (relatively subtle) CCP propaganda and censorship. Very bad place to get CCP Coronavirus related info. Much worse than e.g. NYT, CNN, Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat (which I don't recommend). curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
Ann Coulter Sucks curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
https://www.newsweek.com/rand-pauls-father-wrote-coronavirus-hoax-article-days-before-son-tested-positive-covid-19-1493662 > Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul's father, former Texas Congressman Ron Paul, penned an article titled "The Coronaviru curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
Massive Fatality Undercounting? curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
Tucker Carlson coronavirus vids on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=tucker+coronavirus I commented on one at https://curi.us/2276-social-reality-and-real-reality#16115 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
Facing the CCP Coronavirus, many people are still focusing on second-handed social reality, instead of real reality. When their life is on the line, people reveal they care more about their social life than their actual life. They care more about how curi Social Reality and Real Reality 2020/03/24
Lots of interesting stuff in Tucker interview re CCP Coronavirus https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/03/tucker-carlson-on-how-he-brought-coronavirus-message-to-mar-a-lago I talked about it on stream https://youtu.be/nAICLFR-Pg0 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/24
#15927 Do you think you know what evolution has to do with CR and with knowledge? curi Rationally Resolving Conflicts of Ideas 2020/03/24
> What is the role of government in situations like we have now with covid-19 and why? Protect people. Defend people's lives and rights. That means things like closing borders and, yes, locking lots of stuff down. Going about life as usual will curi Politics Discussion 2020/03/24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXk75ol8NgQ > Italy: Crematorium running out of space may be forced to stop accepting coffins Video is in Italian but more English info in video description. Shows a bunch of coffins. The crematorium can't burn th curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
re: how long coronavirus lasts on surfaces, CDC now says up to 17 days https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/23/cdc-coronavirus-survived-in-princess-cruise-cabins-up-to-17-days-after-passengers-left.html i looked up actual paper https://www.cdc.gov/mm Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRCn5xPLCKs > Mathematical model of Coronavirus spread in USA. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
If you appreciate my coronavirus coverage, please donate. I'm not going to charge money for any of it. One time donation on paypal: https://www.paypal.me/ElliotTemple Or monthly subscribtion: https://www.subscribestar.com/fallible-ideas (it's li curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
#16106 From the infothread: > The virus is of zoonotic origin. March 17th update: The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2: "Our analyses clearly show that SARS-CoV-2 is not a laboratory construct or a purposefully manipulated virus." (Source study). A ge curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
Reddit Virus Info Megapost curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
#16081 curi said: > ... giving up or failing should be a moderately big deal. A notable event, not a dime a dozen. It'd be a thing that goes on a list of projects and their outcomes and is considered important data about your life, capabilities, Alisa Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/23
#16099 > I think RTing this thread was an error by @_khaaan > https://twitter.com/zeynep/status/1241903325466984449 >> Please don't stay indoors because of all the unscientific scolding going around. Sunshine and fresh air are good for you. J _khaaan The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/23
Massive pressure went on the NZ govt to do the Hammer and the Dance. They should have done it earlier. And it is not being implemented until Wed. But they are at least going to do it. And some of the pressure arose from information posted on this blog Anonymous Coronavirus Solution 2020/03/23
https://twitter.com/yaneerbaryam/status/1241863896815763456 > !!!! In New York state, where there are now more confirmed coronavirus cases than in France or South Korea, nearly 54% of hospitalized coronavirus patients are between 18 and 49, Gov. An curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/22
#16081 You're wrong about how it (thinking, reason, learning, not overreaching, etc) works, how you could make progress, what to do, etc. But you don't discuss that either. Your pessimism, negativity, etc., are totally unnecessary and avoidable. Th curi Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/22
https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2020/02/canada-supports-chinas-ongoing-response-to-novel-coronavirus-outbreak.html From Feb 4-9, Canada sent 16 tons of PPE to China. PPE is: > personal protective equipment, such as clothing, face sh curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/22
Coronavirus Errors curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/22
New Zealand about to do the Hammer and the Dance. 102 confirmed cases in NZ. Anonymous Coronavirus Solution 2020/03/22
#16043 Andy Dufresne: Thanks for the helpful info on bugging in vs bugging out, home security, and home defense. It's good to hear that you don't consider the situation at this point to be dangerous enough to bug out. Neither does [Jonathan Hollerman] Alisa What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/22
Criticism of the Imperial College paper/model and lots of other info: https://necpluribusimpar.net/are-we-headed-toward-an-unprecedented-public-health-disaster/ Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/22
[15 Days to Slow the Spread](https://www.whitehouse.gov/articles/15-days-slow-spread/) was posted by the U.S. Whitehouse on March 16. It is *not* the hammer. It's not close. It's half-measures (maybe tenth-measures) which are likely to kill over a Dagny Coronavirus Solution 2020/03/22
https://www.reddit.com/r/medicine/comments/ff8hns/testimony_of_a_surgeon_working_in_bergamo_in_the/ > Testimony of a surgeon working in Bergamo, in the heart of Italy's coronavirus outbreak curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/22
Coronavirus subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Coronavirus/ curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/22
#16091 Depends on the person. A few suggestions: Don't be an emotionalist. Learn philosophy. Learn anything. Learn about viruses. Demystify the enemy. Distract yourself. Books, video games, TV. Find something you can get lost in for weeks, curi Coronavirus Solution 2020/03/22
It seems to take a lot of fear or force/authority before people change their behavior and isolate. It shouldn't, but as a practical matter for ~everyone it does. Until the force/authority of government compels people to do the right thing the only thi Andy Dufresne Coronavirus Solution 2020/03/22
https://twitter.com/stucchio/status/1241591018685779971 [image] curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/21
Awful Coronavirus Claims curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
YouTube demonetizes videos on big channels, like thunderf00t and Upper Echelon Gamers, if they mention coronavirus. Sometimes even if they don't mention it. laowhy86 (an American who lived in China for over a decade and does journalism and China-relat curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2020/03/21
#16086 Also Gamestop draws big crowds on days a major new game releases, so they're creating large gatherings to spread the pandemic. It's even worse than most random retail stores staying open. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
#16085 Forgot to say key point: Gamestop is pretending they're an essential business, staying open, and resisting shutdown orders. Their lawyers drafted a letter for stores to present to authorities/cops/etc when they refuse to cooperate and shut down curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHfhcx67PGA > Gamestop is Endangering Employees and Customers Includes leaked conference call audio from gamestop execs. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
#16082 From comments https://www.reddit.com/r/Coronavirus/comments/fmiqp5/25000_people_now_skiing_in_sweden_organizers/fl4uuhz/ > I'm Turkish and we have them beat. We were doing fine, but then 25 thousand people returned from Umre, which is NON Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gku7mdTS8cc > Coronavirus: What if we did NOTHING? Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
https://www.reddit.com/r/Coronavirus/comments/fmiqp5/25000_people_now_skiing_in_sweden_organizers/ > 25,000 people now skiing in Sweden, organizers putting together after-ski parties for 499 people, getting around national ban on gatherings of 500+ Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
> Will you pick anything to focus on? I think ongoing topic changing is one of the common ways you and most people screw up progress/learning (and also are worse to interact with for me). If "pick anything to focus on" means "commit to discussing a Justin Mallone Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
[Timeline: The Regulations—and Regulators—That Delayed Coronavirus Testing](https://thedispatch.com/p/timeline-the-regulationsand-regulatorsthat) > There have been three major regulatory barriers so far. I suggest someone post some article e curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
#16077 Indefinite means "lasting for an unknown or unstated length of time" (New Oxford dictionary). Maybe there's confusion about that. That's very different than forever. It means you don't automatically stop after a set amount of time or say "well curi Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
Great Twitter thread on what went wrong with US coronavirus testing: https://twitter.com/AlecStapp/status/1241027712233410560 curi Slow the coronavirus spread so we can test way more 2020/03/21
Will you pick anything to focus on? I think ongoing topic changing is one of the common ways you and most people screw up progress/learning (and also are worse to interact with for me). The issue isn't the time period (number of weeks) but what hap curi Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
I read through the two pages (in the PDF) in Reisman's *Capitalism* on "The Tendency Toward Uniform Prices Over Time: The Function of Commodity Speculation". Haven't read the related analysis on oil shortages yet. Justin Mallone Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
A Medical Worker Describes Terrifying Lung Failure From COVID-19 — Even in His Young Patients jordancurve The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/21
> #16062 Do you want to focus on this advanced, complicated topic, indefinitely, including sub-topics, to try to successfully reach conclusions? If the plan is to do a haphazard amount on this and then stop for reasons that aren't communicated to me, Justin Mallone Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
> #16062 This article is relevant. Can you come up with any criticism of it? > http://georgereismansblog.blogspot.com/2020/03/anti-price-gouging-and-preference-for.html Overall, I agree with the analysis presented in the article. I did have one Anonymous Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
#16062 Do you want to focus on this advanced, complicated topic, indefinitely, including sub-topics, to try to successfully reach conclusions? If the plan is to do a haphazard amount on this and then stop for reasons that aren't communicated to me, I curi Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/21
Coronavirus Fake News curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
Coronavirus Fake News curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/10/03/book-publishers-part-ways-springer-nature-over-concerns-about-censorship-china > Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship curi Politics Discussion 2020/03/20
https://www.onepagericu.com > Nick Mark’s one page guides to a range of critical care topics, including an expanded and frequently updated section on COVID-19. Helps people learn ICU and medical treatments and topics fast, and provides info sh curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
whether virus mutation is good or bad for us, apart from the possibility of re-infection, depends on what is typical for similar coronaviruses. on average, we should expect some reversion to the mean. this happened during the 1918 pandemic: it was les curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
#16059 Decent articles from the same author, Tomas Pueyo: https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/what-you-can-do-to-curb-the-coronavirus-9f878d5982f2 curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
#16062 This article is relevant. Can you come up with any criticism of it? http://georgereismansblog.blogspot.com/2020/03/anti-price-gouging-and-preference-for.html Anonymous Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/20
#16063 Ah, having $500 million is really important contextual info. So are the investments being managed by others (which makes a lot of sense for someone with 500mil). Thanks. Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
#16057 According to Wikipedia's "[List of current members of the United States Congress by wealth](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_members_of_the_United_States_Congress_by_wealth)" (retrieved 2020-03-20): > Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-G Alisa The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
I discussed this NYT article re: a "price-gouger" on the FI Discord a few days ago. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/14/technology/coronavirus-purell-wipes-amazon-sellers.html I got some criticism and was doing some more thinking about it. I w Justin Mallone Open Discussion: Economics 2020/03/20
A point missing from [Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance](https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-the-hammer-and-the-dance-be9337092b56) is that the mutations don't just change virus strain (so you can catch it again). Mutations can also make it curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
https://twitter.com/waitbutwhy/status/1239896159163990017 > From a friend who's a surgeon at a top hospital in Northeast US: [image] curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
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Quotes from *SARS: A Case Study in Emerging Infections* > Over the past decade, there has been renewed public and official concern about infectious disease as a resurgent public health threat. That concern has been coupled, though, with some surpri curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-republican-senator-dumped-shares-ahead-of-market-crash-2020-3 > Loeffler, who took office in January, attended a January 24, Senate Health Committee briefing "regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak." Th Anonymous The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/20
#16047 Article from Canada about the same kind of situation, warning that Covid-19 will continue rising after social distancing has been enacted: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/corona-virus-covid-19-1.5499872 > It takes about five days for Anonymous What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/19
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/italy-charges-more-than-40000-people-violating-lockdown-coronavirus > Italian authorities have pressed charges against more than 40,000 people for violating the lockdown imposed to contain the coronavir curi What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/19
https://www.reddit.com/r/vancouver/comments/flmyhk/quite_sobering_for_the_space_cadets_out_there/ 5min news video from italy. see what the hospitals are like. worth watching. stop debating the mortality rate, guys. the percentage isn't the key f curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/19
Yes, that could be a reason and I thought of that too. The Italian lockdown has been going for 9 nine days. R-value from Mar 17 to Mar 18 is 1.15. Log curve still not too far from a straight line since Mar 10 with slight curve down: https://www.wor Anonymous What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/19
#16047 SARS-CoV-2 takes from [3-14 days (avg 5 days)](https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/coronavirus-resource-center) for you to start showing symptoms after you get infected. During that time you can spread the disease even thoug Alisa What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/19
Wanted to run this by ppl here: The cases per day continues to climb in Italy despite lockdown. So why? Lots of reasons. Family units now living 24/7 in close contact. Ppl not taking lockdown seriously. Another possibility is there is a secon Bianobia What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/19
This is a typical example of people's evidence that animals are intelligent: [Cat Saves Toddler From Falling Down Stairs](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcpEnpitzHw) (1min video) The second comment is notable because it relates to what algorith curi Algorithmic Animal Behavior 2020/03/19
https://www.foxnews.com/media/coronavirus-questions-answered-siegel-grocery-shopping Fox spreading the false claim that a study showed coronavirus can live on plastic or steel *up to* 3 days. What the study actually found is *at least* 3 days. Very curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/19
Notes for *Molecular Biology of the SARS-Coronavirus* curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/19
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#16033 > Why would people want to break into your home or attack you? If what Alisa says is true, I believe that the risk of break ins / attacks could increase: > 1. Letting prisoners out of jail > 2. Ordering police to stop making arrest N What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/18
#16033 > Why would people want to break into your home or attack you? I'm concerned about: - people robbing houses (electronics, jewelry, etc.) - home invasions - criminals who were let out of jail early due to coronavirus - mob acti Alisa What To Do About Coronavirus 2020/03/18
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#16038 Quotes: > For pregnant severe and critical cases, pregnancy should be terminated preferably with c- section. > 2.2. After discharge, it is recommended for patients to monitor their own health status in isolation for 14 days, wear a mask, curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/18
China's guidelines for dealing with coronavirus: https://medium.com/@balajis/the-official-chinese-government-guide-to-diagnosing-and-treating-the-novel-coronavirus-9d06868f8df4 Some good info and some technical info. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/18
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/how-a-country-serious-about-coronavirus-does-testing-and-quarantine-80595013902 Good expert explaining stuff in 6min video. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/18
Younger Adults Comprise Big Portion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in U.S. curi The CCP Coronavirus 2020/03/18

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