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  1. Seems the current US trend is that everything has...

    Seems the current US trend is that everything has a computer in it and wants to talk to the Internet . . . until it dies a month after the 1 year warranty or gets hacked? Designed here, built in...
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    Chloroquine and the Art of the Deal . . . ...

    Chloroquine and the Art of the Deal . . .

    There are about a hundred credible attempts to do something about the virus - chloroquine among them. Still too early to know if it will pan out.
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  3. A mask rated to stop .3 micron (300 nanometers)...

    A mask rated to stop .3 micron (300 nanometers) CAN stop smaller particles as well - especially if in droplets. Not sure if you meant to imply they couldn't by comparing sizes (127 nm virus pasisng...
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    Actually, the point was those officials were...

    Actually, the point was those officials were mostly fired, left, or asleep.

    Do agree, it's kind of our fault for electing bozos to office -- and then thanking them for taking out massive loans on...
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    So, Cal, I went back to look at Hilary's dozens...

    So, Cal, I went back to look at Hilary's dozens of 2016 plans -- and there it was -- the Pandemic Preparedness Act.

    Just kidding.

    However, both the Bush 2.0 and Obama administrations considered...
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    Doesn't sound like he has a solution - the...

    Doesn't sound like he has a solution - the alternative protocol he thinks we need.

    My take - we might need to be making artificial lungs, not ventilators? There are designs; but even if we made...
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    This guy? Not even once? All of Trump’s Lies...

    This guy? Not even once?

    All of Trump’s Lies About the Coronavirus - The Atlantic

    I'll spare the longer list of 16,000+ compiled by those who keep count of this sort of thing. Let's keep it...
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    I can answer that one about rklopp. He's a...

    I can answer that one about rklopp. He's a consummate professional in his own engineering analysis work. And he gives voluminously of his spare time to mentor a First Robotics team. Time I...
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    Poll: FWIW, our responses to the virus, as individuals,...

    FWIW, our responses to the virus, as individuals, industries, and a nation, are going to have a lot more impact on us than, say, getting speeds and feeds a bit wrong on the next run of 1000 widgets....
  10. Thread: Recession?

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    On the regrets thing - I thought that was just...

    On the regrets thing - I thought that was just me.

    Back to recession and economic recovery - here's an interesting link (at least IMO).

    BBC - Travel - Five countries with the most...
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    TR -- Heads of state losing theirs and blaming it...

    TR -- Heads of state losing theirs and blaming it on you? With a bow to Kipling, seems that's already been happening.

    If only . . .
  12. Leather makes a very good way cover. If it's...

    Leather makes a very good way cover. If it's not oiled leather to begin, it will be after a year or two.

    Full grain leather, cut round to 3/8" or so up with a punch, make good glue-on feet for...
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    TR's charts. We want more charts!

    TR's charts. We want more charts!
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    Hey, we're back to actually agreeing on...

    Hey, we're back to actually agreeing on something.

    What I'd add is that Trump's marvelous economy (up until it wasn't) was directly due to roughly $6 trillion of debt-funded stimulus to the...
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    You're right on one thing. After thousands of...

    You're right on one thing. After thousands of lies, huge debt, a crashed economy despite pumping trillions to pump up the Dow, N. Korea thumbing its noses at us, Iran more belligerent and closer...
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    Since this is a how's it affect your business...

    Since this is a how's it affect your business thread, I'll repeat another warning about how we misuse debt.

    Back in 2008 it was how we ought to be giving the emergency money to small banks, who'd...
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    Cal, I've been mostly pointing toward the future...

    Cal, I've been mostly pointing toward the future on this. Sorry, though, if you don't like the occasional "I told you so."

    Also started the first thread about never wasting a pandemic. Most...
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    Cal, an example of "my message" is that the day...

    Cal, an example of "my message" is that the day we announced a ban on travelers from Europe (March 11), I noted (including in these pages) that it should surely include testing for Americans...
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    Is that an excuse? It was too hard for us to...

    Is that an excuse? It was too hard for us to figure out what to do, total surprise . . . who knew?

    Weeks ago we were noting that it made no sense to block Chinese coming to the West of the US...
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    Robert Shiller (economist) has it the other way...

    Robert Shiller (economist) has it the other way around. The virus is real, but our concern about the economy, long term, is exaggerated:

    The Two Pandemics by Robert J. Shiller - Project...
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    That's likely not correct. There several...

    That's likely not correct.

    There several things, short of a vaccine, that can reduce mortality. They include: medicines to reduce the severity of symptoms (dozens are under development or...
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    It's the "impacts may vary" part that's key. ...

    It's the "impacts may vary" part that's key. Taiwan, right next door, managed to fairly quickly contain it. As have Singapore, Hong Kong, likely Japan. Whatever excess deaths and economic damage...
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    The reason it is taking several more months for...

    The reason it is taking several more months for us to sort this out is precisely because so many, like yourself, were in denial and confirmation bias mode. It's just the flu, nothing to worry...
  24. Don't think anyone thought just a slow burn was...

    Don't think anyone thought just a slow burn was the exit strategy. First step was always testing. One test for the virus to pull people out of circulation. Another test for antibodies to let...
  25. Way we do it is have a keypad at the gate. Give...

    Way we do it is have a keypad at the gate. Give Fed Ex, UPS, suppliers a gate code.
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