9 out of 49: That's how many people wore a mask when I took a jog today. I counted everybody I saw where I could clearly distinguish mask or not. I didn't count... https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200629-nine-of-49-we-are-fcked/
A cleantech resurgence? Silicon Valley bank is speculating based on Amazon's latest moves. https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200628-svbank-cleantech-resurgence/
Congratulations, world: There are now 10 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, world-wide. Growing faster again. Source: thebaselab. https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200627-covid-at-10-million/
Not the graph you want to see: Cases in Santa Clara county. Stay home, people! https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200623-covid-santa-clara/
Open-source hydroponics works! a Project Springtime system is now operational in New Zealand! https://www.project-springtime.org/blog/new-system-in-new-zealand-2020-06-21/ #opensource #hydroponics #hydro
We need best practice templates for tech governance (just like we have a library of open-source licenses) https://reb00ted.org/tech/20200617-we-need-governance-best-practice-templates/
Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning: Important that orgs like this exist. Assuming it's not just window dressing. https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200617-fatml/
I'll be speaking at the Transparency By Design Summit tomorrow morning pacific time https://events.bizzabo.com/Transparencybydesign/agenda/session/270102
"Precision Public Health". Interesting idea. #privacy (not?) included.
San Francisco Fed releases paper on data rights: Not something I expected from the Federal Reserve. But good to see. They are explicit about this not being just about money, too. https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200604-sf-fed-paper-data-rights/
Live map of protests in the US: And of Libya and Syria. Enough said. https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200602-live-protest-map/
Yay, my Pull Request for #Jenkins was merged today. Only problem: it was submitted Nov 16, 2015.
Even the optimists have doubts now: Farhad Manjoo feels "the coronavirus and our disastrous national response has smashed optimists like me in the head." Wondering what ... https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200525-farhad-manjoo-worst-still-to-come/
Nuance in the press is possible even in 2020. https://slate.com/technology/2020/05/apple-google-contact-tracing-app-privacy.html
We need to rethink our value systems: Indeed we must, on housing, on food, and many other things thrown into focus by COVID-19 and climate breakdown. It's also the title of a piece by my friends Kaliya Young ... https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200519-rethinking-value-systems/
According to this U Chicago working paper, 42% percent of jobs lost in the US due to COVID-19 will not come back. https://reb00ted.org/quick-notes/20200518-fourty-two-percent-jobs-disappear-covid/
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