Masks don’t decrease O2 saturation Good research news related to COVID-19: Non-medical masks do not reduce oxygen saturation levels in older people
There are some notes on useful regular expressions
Looking for lines that don’t contain a word Stack Overflow has the answer here
Want to match lines without “notpresent”?
Removing duplicate lines in VS Code From toniguga.it:
Use this regular expression:
Along with a replacement of $1, and all duplicate lines are removed. Really handy!
The Republican Party is more illiberal A Swedish university’s study has shown that today’s Republican party in the US resembles autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey. This is what many of us are complaining about and worried about. Policy differences are fine. Differences around basic democracy are not.
Amy Siskind’s list of Trump’s norm-breaking Experts in authoritarianism advise keeping a list of things changing, subtly, around you, so you’ll remember.
Since Trump was elected, Amy Siskind has been making a list every week of norms that have been violated. She has now collected a condensed version of this at WaPo.
Bubbletea library for CLI UIs Bubbletea is a Go library for creating UIs for the command line. It’s based on the Elm architecture and there are pre-made components available for it.
A list of postmortems Systems can fail in many ways, and Dan Luu has created a list of public post-mortems.
Backlinks 2020-10-11 Bubbletea is a Go library for creating UIs for the command line. It’s based on the Elm architecture and there are pre-made components available for it. 2020-07-02 Ben Hoyt, writing for LWN, wrote an excellent roundup of the latest generics proposal for Go. Linked from there is Bryan Mills’s repository of experiments and thoughts about the proposal. 2020-05-20 Here’s an open source repository for learning Go: https://github.
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Dashboards Covid Act Now — Dashboard of how well each state has the epidemic under control. How We Reopen Safely — Updated dashboard with information about where each state sits right now on criteria for a safe reopening. Johns Hopkins dashboard — Just the raw numbers per region (global) Rt Covid-19 — Shows where each state is at in rate of spread Helpful information A FAQ from scientists about COVID-19 and aerosol transmission The Center for Evidence-Based Medicine page about COVID-19 The Risks — Know Them — Avoid Them — Immunologist Erin Bromage’s roundup of the science around avoiding catching COVID-19 as things reopen.
reactgrid reactgrid is a nice-looking spreadsheet React Components.
What happens if a Presidential nominee can no longer run for office? The American system of government has some gaps, which is not surprising given how old its founding documents are. The closer we get to election day and, even worse, once past election day, things get less predictable. FiveThirtyEight has laid out what happens if the Presidential candidate can’t run.
Backlinks 2020-10-02 reactgrid is a nice-looking spreadsheet React Components. 2020-05-08 These layout components in the Braid design system look nice. Khan Academy’s Wonder Blocks also has layout components. These are both available as React Components.
How to make video calls almost as good as face-to-face Ben Kuhn’s article about fixing video calls includes concrete tips and product recommendations. I thought that his points 2-4 were particularly relevant:
($10-30) If you ever have network issues, run a cable between your computer and router. You’ll probably need an adapter. (Contrary to popular belief that a bad connection is your ISP’s fault, it’s more likely to be flaky wifi.