Reminder to myself and others that https://fraidyc.at is a great way to sip from the sewage firehose we call Online rather than shove our face in it and guzzle like we're trying to win a bet.
Columbia Sportswear CEO cuts his salary by $3.29 million to keep paying retail staff. https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/03/columbia-sportswear-ceo-tim-boyle-cuts-own-salary-to-10k-retail-employees-receive-regular-pay.html
I made you a playlist of the best 19 seconds I found on YouTube today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o5baMYWdtQ&list=PL8Lf7epQllMYQXhuIo0-_VZXCBi8hI1-X arf_urrg_sniz
Holy shit. Talk about social commentary...
In a prison where inmates on high floors eat better than those below, who get the scant scraps, one man tries to effect change so everyone gets enough.
So either these projections are wrong, or this is going to be by far the biggest event to happen to Americans in my lifetime? I / we should be losing our minds?
The good news, for us Nebraskans, is that specifically here its only projected to be 4X a high-normal flu season, and we have plenty of hospital capacity.
ha, neat, Half-Life: Alyx taught me: The practice of quarantine, as we know it, began during the 14th century in an effort to protect coastal cities from plague epidemics. Ships arriving in Venice from infected ports were required to sit at anchor for 40 days before landing. This practice, called quarantine, was derived from the Italian words quaranta giorni which mean 40 days.
Ha. I have a soft spot for minimal tech (1990s web style) ultra-wholesale price finding web crawling database sites:
Left to my own devices, these are the kinds of websites I make. Dense with clickable data, no fonts, no colors, no styling, no art.
https://kickstarter.com/projects/keyboardio/atreus - Next Tuesday.
Really surprised how good this podcast series is. Suddenly I own a bunch of Dolly Parton songs for the first time in my life. Good for her for her rabid LGBTQ support! https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/dolly-partons-america/episodes/only-one-me-jolene
"The only thing to fear is the lack of fear itself." https://youtu.be/Kas0tIxDvrg
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