If you missed my talk "What can you do with Lambda in 2020?" this morning, you can find the slides here.
We are capable of managing feedback loops with delays longer than our perceptual window, but it requires cultural support, practice, or institutional prostheses. With Covid we have none of these. https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a34028673/parenting-pandemic-zoom-school/
WHO COULD HAVE KNOWN
New analysis on Covid spread triggered by Sturgis event and implicated in the current epidemic in South Dakota. The estimates in this paper, if confirmed, would place Sturgis as the largest studied super spreading event in U.S. https://twitter.com/SDSUCHEPS/status/1302480031638147074
Memo to 2016 me: you are not insane.
Investors in Magic Leap have marked down their shares by 93% after the company laid off hundreds of employees and got a new CEO. Implied valuation is now $450 million. Was $6.4 billion last year. A bigger drop than WeWork, reports @firstname.lastname@example.org http://thein.fo/30fe788ff19aa9b4
Admittedly I'm better at coming up with ideas than following through, but I'm tempted to at least mock this up in order to see how much I believe it.
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Saturday notes - "Modes of production for consensus reality"
To be very practical & self-centered: how likely is it that outdoors will be unhealthy around here for at least the next two months? When planning to adapt to Covid, isn't it also now likely that the smoke will be a major factor for much of the fall? Is there another possibility?
That it has taken Very Serious People four years to see this plain truth – that Bob Mueller could not see the essentials of a situation that he studied intently for months – is a complete indictment of the establishment worldview of the last 30 years.
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