COVID-19 Day 66: Conspiracy Parody

I was frankly getting tired of seeing crank conspiracy videos so I created a parody of one. https://youtu.be/LgwlqyqS6X4 ?

COVID-19 Day 65: The Pitfalls of Scientific Peer Review

We rely on scientists in these uncertain times for the ‘truth’. But as Indiana Jones said, if you want the truth, ask a philosopher, not a scientist.

As a guy from the corporate world, I never knew the academic world was so cut-throat or that peer review had a dark underbelly. […]

COVID-19 Day 64: Why the 2nd Wave of Spanish Flu was more deadly

We’ve been warned to be careful about re-opening because the 2nd wave of COVID-19 could be worse. Experts remember the devastating Spanish Flu of 1918 which killed an estimated 675,000 people in the United States. More than half of these deaths occurred in the 2nd wave of infections that occurred in the […]

COVID-19 Day 63: Disappearing Predictions

In a previous article, I cited a Singapore University of Technology and Design’s SIR models that predicted a 97% probability the COVID-19 pandemic will end in the US sometime in June and a 99% probability it would end by October 2020. Today I checked to see if those dates had changed and discovered the […]

COVID-19 Day 62: Bill Gates is Not Trying to Take Over the World. This time.

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished.

When COVID-19 first hit the country in March, I found it a little strange to see Bill Gates featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, and other news channels asking him his opinion on the pandemic? Granted we later saw Fox asking Dr. Phil his opinion and President Trump asking the My […]

COVID-19 Day 61: No, children are not getting a new coronavirus disease. Probably.

COVID-19 is teaching many of us to be aware of things that should have been obvious. Wash your hands frequently. Stay home when you’re sick. Most news is fear-mongering click-bait.

Up to 5 NY Children Dead, 85 Sickened by Rare COVID-Related Illness – NBC News ‘Truly Disturbing’: Third NY Child Dies From Rare Syndrome […]

COVID-19 Day 60: Herd Immunity Could Be Smaller Than We Thought

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It’s been 60 days since the start of the National Emergency and even longer since my family has been in COVID home-isolation in San Francisco. I was planning on making this 60th-day anniversary post about a topic other than COVID-19, as I’ve grown a bit fatigued on the […]