Indicadores de contexto para a pandemia COVID-19 em Portugal: A leitura da relação entre o número de casos confirmados por 10 mil habitantes e a densidade populacional destaca um conjunto de 32 municípios com valores acima da média nacional em ambos os indicadores.
The Danger Of Letting Your Universe Shrink During The Pandemic: to date, over 1,100 incidents of anti-Asian hate have been reported.
10 Tycoons Gained $126 Billion Over The Past Month:
Jeff Bezos (Amazon); Net worth: $144.5B, up $27.5B
Mukesh Ambani (Petrochemicals, oil & gas); Net worth: $49.9B, up $17.1B
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook); Net worth: $68.5B, up $13.4B
Steve Ballmer (Microsoft); Net worth: $61.9B, up $10.5B
Bernard Arnault & family (LVMH); Net worth: $91.5B, up $10.2B
Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway); Net worth: $73.3B, up $10.1B
MacKenzie Bezos (Amazon); Net worth: $47.1B, $9.7B
Elon Musk (Tesla); Net worth: $36.7B, up $9.6B
Larry Ellison (Software); Net worth: $65.3B, up $9.3B
Larry Page (Google); Net worth: $58.1B, up $8.7B
Capitalism Can’t Be Repaired – Coronavirus Shows Its Huge Weaknesses: Why “fix” capitalism in these ways? Why the irrationality of unemployment pay without socially useful work for the unemployed? Why reproduce a normal capitalism that so undemocratically organizes its enterprises—where an unaccountable employer minority dictates to an employee majority? Why replace one group of employer dictators with another, when a better alternative presents itself? In short, why reproduce the capitalist (i.e., employer-employee) system generating socially divisive levels of unequal income and wealth almost everywhere plus business cycles regularly intruding instability? [Why, Obama, why?]
Reviving America after Covid-19 will take years, not months. [E um milagre?…] O homem que vai tratar da recuperação económica para o candidato apoiado por bin Laden acredita que “recessões são actos divinos“.
COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment
AnxietyIndex COVID-19 Report
Urban Density Is Not an Enemy in the Coronavirus Fight: Evidence from China vs New York City’s multitentacled subway system was a major disseminator – if not the principal transmission vehicle – of coronavirus infection.
Straight Talk About a COVID-19 Vaccine: Let’s say we have a vaccine in 18 months. How do you make 1 billion doses or 4 billion doses or whatever it’s going to take to immunize everybody?
What is the new illness affecting children, and is it linked to coronavirus? That is the concern, but doctors don’t know.
This Is No Time for an Internet Blackout: Communication and information access are a matter of life and death for many people, and that is especially true during a pandemic.
If the EU had an official religion, it would be privacy. [Substituir Europa por Amazon…] A European Contact-Tracing [“exposure notification“] App Might Be More Privacy-Invading Than Apple and Google’s: If a contact-tracing app uploads its data to a centralized server, that would create an even greater risk: The government—or any hacker who gets access to that server—could work out the movements and personal interactions of an entire population.
Media are no longer the deliverers of information. The information has already been delivered. So the question now for journalists is how — and whether — we add value to that stream of information. In this matter, as in our current crisis, we have much to learn from medicine: Both scientists and journalists must do a better job explaining science
Social media no longer tolerates toxic lies? Don’t believe a word of it
Espreitar uma mala de senhora dos anos 50
Kindness Amid the Coronavirus: Tracking Stories of Kindness and Humanity related to the Pandemic
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