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Author: Steve Murch
Governor Jay Inslee of Washington was the first to declare a State of Emergency, and he may be the last one to rescind it. “Never let a crisis go to waste” has a corollary, and that is: “Preserve the crisis.”
Musk decides not to join Twitter’s board, which likely portends poison pill adoption by Twitter, and potentially moves toward greater stake by Musk.
There’s a conversation we’re not having. How are the young men doing in your life?
Food for thought: Given the massive reach of YouTube, Netflix, Apple App Store, Amazon Prime and more, is cutting off access their highest and best use in time of crisis with an adversary?
When A demands something of B and withholds the freedoms of C to get it, don’t we call that a hostage situation?
Here’s a current list of what some major corporations are (and are not) doing vis-a-vis Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as of Friday, March 4th 2022. This is rapidly changing, of course, and I cannot guarantee I’ll be keeping it up-to-date. Be sure to double-check their latest policies.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine feels like an altogether new phase of social media in warfare. Maybe it’s the verbs which adorn those buttons: Like. Share. Donate. Block. They invite us in, and whisper: “Decide.”
Have the past few years of tech news gotten you down? Here are four recent advancements in tech you may have missed.
The department of Health and Human Services is dropping the requirement that hospitals report daily COVID deaths, yet adding a bunch of pediatric metrics which will make pediatric problem look much larger.