Monthly Archives: May 2020

Covid-19: My Current Model

The post will be a summary of my current key views on various aspects what is going on, especially in places where I see many or most responsible-looking people getting it importantly wrong. This post is not making strong evidence-based arguments for these views. … Continue reading

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Covid-19 5/29: Dumb Reopening

Previous Editions: Covid 5/14: Limbo Under, Covid-19 5/7: Fighting Limbo, Covid-19 4/30: Stuck in Limbo, My Covid-19 Thinking: 4/23 pre-Cuomo Data I remember when people on Twitter had constant reminders that today was, indeed, only Wednesday, or whatever day it happened to be. Time … Continue reading

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Spoiler-Free Review: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Also see: Plague in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was my (first?) quarantine game. For about a hundred hours, I’ve wandered around ancient Greece. The game is lengthy, expansive and huge. Perhaps too much! A lot of that was working … Continue reading

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Plague in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Spoiler Alert: Contains minor spoilers for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has become my quaratine game. A gorgeous tour of ancient Greece is a great antidote to never going outside. One noteworthy thing in the game is how it … Continue reading

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Mazes Sequence Summary

This post attempts to summarize the key points of the Immoral Mazes Sequence, which begins here, so they can be referenced without asking readers to get through an entire book first.  Due to the change in format, the posts will … Continue reading

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Do It Now

Epistemic Status: Reference A while ago, I read the book Getting Things Done. Like most productivity books and systems, it includes detailed advice that approximately no one will follow. Unlike most productivity books and systems, it has two highly valuable … Continue reading

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Covid 5/14: Limbo Under

Previous weekly reports: Covid-19 5/7: Fighting Limbo, Covid-19 4/30: Stuck in Limbo Slowly, a nation partially reopens. Is it too much, too soon? It’s too early to know for sure, because of lags, but so far we’ve only seen extraordinary good news. … Continue reading

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Legends of Runeterra: Early Review

Legends of Runeterra has been getting a generally favorable reception. The game is highly relevant to my interests as someone who plays a lot of collectible card games and is making a collectible card game of my own called Emergents, … Continue reading

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Covid-19: Comorbidity

We’ve all seen statistics that most people who die of Covid-19 have at least one comorbidity. They also almost all have the particular comorbidity of age. The biggest risk, by far, is being old. The question that I don’t see being properly asked anywhere … Continue reading

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Covid-19 5/7: Fighting Limbo

Last week: Covid-19 4/30: Stuck in Limbo Recently: Covid-19: New York’s Antibody Tests 2, On “COVID-19 Superspreader Events in 28 Countries: Critical Patterns and Lessons” Background Assumptions: On R0, Taking Initial Viral Load Seriously, On New York’s Antibody Tests, My Covid-19 Thinking: 4/23 pre-Cuomo Data Spreadsheet where … Continue reading

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