Ladies and gentlemen, I present… THE NETWORKOMICON. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-networknomicon-or-snmp-mastery-michael-w-lucas/1136684485
right now there are two groups of people in the federal government who are each insistent that their balance between the good of the citizenry and the good of the corporate overlords is the proper balance.
no one in either group is your friend.
every individual, every single one of us here, is an "acceptable loss" compared to an airline or a bank or a hotel chain.
Don't get fooled into thinking some of them are on your side. They're not.
For those of us in places with shelter-in-place or social distancing orders, remember we won’t see the benefits of isolating ourselves for a couple weeks.
The new cases we’re seeing now were already baked in. Don’t take a spike now to mean our measure’s aren’t working. Isolation today is to reduce the growth 1-3 weeks from now.
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I'm pretty sure if shit gets really bad with starvation level food shortages, the family next door wouldn't hesitate long about killing and eating me.
During a prolonged disaster, being a solitary stranger, especially a weird one, in a place where everyone else knows each other is a special kind of terrifying.
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@amiloradovsky Fun story: yesterday I went grocery shoping, and had to wait outside due to the new occupancy limits. There where people complaining about hoarders.
When I got to the counter, everybody lost their shit when they saw I was buying a unit of hand sanitizer. The hoarder meme is so strong nobody noticed there was no local issue with hoarding and there was in fact sanitizer in stock.
Still couldn't buy trashbags, though.
Feed additives that contained phosphoric acid, citric acid, or fumaric acid were the most effective in reducing virus survival, although none of the additives completely inactivated the virus by 10- days post-inoculation.
If you’re out of alcohol, use phosphoric acid or iodine in a pinch.
Five Star sells food grade acid and iodine sanitizers.
#copyright question for all you nice people!
My university (in Italy) has moved to online classes, using microsoft TEAMS, for the coronavirus outbreak.
They published a regulation saying that all content from a class, which is a conference so everyone can chime in talk and show, is copyright of the university.
Now that sounds weird, I would have expected each person to own the copyright to its own contribution, since we didn't sign nothing for it, and the university to own dick bupkis.
Could someone help me here? Is the university trying to bullshit us?
Cambridge University is making their course literature free for everyone until end of May 2020:
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