This edition of @ASlavitt@twitter.com's daily thread solidified something for me: the most fascinating and confounding aspect of Covid19 is the crazy tight coupling between information and physical reality. The results of a predictive model can become a *primary driver* of subsequent events!
I.e., any model worth its salt would need to include itself in its structure! And in a highly non-linear, game-theoretic fashion to boot. Which I find...pretty wild.
This to me is clear evidence that an epidemic occurring in today's tech and media environment is a New Thing.
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