Maybe you've noticed that #OpenStreetMap map tiles are being served very slow in the last few months. The #OSM tech team has now made clear  that any offer for caching servers would be appreciated. If you'd like to support them, see https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Servers/Tile_CDN for more info.
Covid-19 medrxiv paper and model
This prediction site and the paper describing their model looks really solid.
Abstract (with link to pdf):
COVID 19 predictions by state.
An amazing graph made the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, look up your state:
covid, data analysis
I love the JHU map, but I couldn't find by starting from the map pages where they keep their data. Apparently it's in https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19
covid-19 health resource
we've yet to see this linked with a cw on our timeline, and figure a fair few of our followers are a bit more likely to share cw'd resources
You know it's getting grim when I bust into the ipa left over from my mother in law's visit
(I am a hops supertaster or something, Mosaic tastes like I'm eating a grapefruit peel, but desperate times call for desperate beer measures.)
(There's a perfectly reasonable beer store 50 feet from my front door but I'm practicing not going out retail shopping every 4 hours)
Hmmm, still learning how fedi.
I just replied to a non cw covid question.
I guess since I didn't change from the default "public" to "unlisted" everybody who follows me saw my reply in their timelines? (Would like confirmation if that's what you saw, or not.)
Sorry, will do better with visibility and cws going forward.
Shelter in place explainer from SF city is pretty good, much more informative than the news coverage https://sf.gov/stay-home-except-essential-needs
I'm unbelievably on board with this.
covid-19 and capitalism in USia
So, state and local governments as well as some banks are starting to provide interest free loans for small/medium sized businesses affected by the pandemic.
If you find out that a business has received assistance but still hung their low-wage employees out to dry, get loud about that shit.
Suffer no such business to survive.
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