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by Collector
March 16th, 2020, 1:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
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Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

some of my university working friends that was put in home office no longer have home office, they have been draftet by the army and already out to secure the boarders (against?), and they have in addition got police authority supposedly. Airport control and such.
by Collector
March 16th, 2020, 11:18 am
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
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Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

just the big one that was flying around in my leaving room, likely the Queen Bat.  I opened a window and in the morning it was gone. To prepare for Corona panic it seems like one need lots of phone operators. Story in main paper here now from one that likely have corona and pain in lungs etc. He wri...
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 11:39 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
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Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

what about bats invading houses? Last summer I had a big bat flying around in my living room. My instincts was to be scared, and now I know one should indeed trust the instincts.  I also had many bats in the wall of my bed room, they make a lot of noise, and had to escape to another part of the hous...
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 9:09 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Why?
Replies: 20
Views: 3727

Re: Why?

As we all naturally agree on, numbers and number systems must be rooted in the physical world. One cannot store, send or even think about a number without using energy. Assume 1 is one energy unit and 0 is no energy (nothing). Then standard binary 8 is smaller than binary 3  In addition time is mone...
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 5:34 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 772
Views: 77190

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

do they have any stats on survival rates from people getting hospital treatment versus not? (naturally from homogenous grope with similar severity)

In Norway now forbidden to hide in your mountain cabin, but allowed to have parties with up to 500 people at home. 
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 5:25 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Views: 77190

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

Not in the UK if only the over 70s are isolated.
but nurse visit?
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 5:05 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

the corona pandemi has taken and will keep taking lives, this is a tragedy for people and family affected. However one of my friends expected corona likely also would lead to a baby boom. Many people stuck close together at home in "isolation" for weeks and months get bored from just playing chess. ...
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 11:35 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

good news, supposedly china sending some support equipment to my town. (face masks to health personell)
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 11:31 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

Government just made it forbidden to travel to second home or mountain cabin if outside very short distance from registered home address. And forbidden to be there, all must go home. Not sure if smart  decision,   people living in apartment  complexes  likely less likely to get infected if stay at ...
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 10:35 am
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Topic: Happy Pi Day
Replies: 163
Views: 43113

Re: Happy Pi Day

"Write a book?"

yes to write down all the digits one calculate from pi will not fit in a paper, so has to be a book. And yes it is a mediation book, how did u know? You are writing competing book on this ? 
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 10:08 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Views: 77190

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

people with lung conditions such as asthma are recommended to take pneumococcal vaccine in Norway, corona make it easier for this bacterias to attack, but the vaccine has supposedly sold out in most of country. 
by Collector
March 15th, 2020, 9:46 am
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Topic: Happy Pi Day
Replies: 163
Views: 43113

Re: Happy Pi Day

https://media-exp1.licdn.com/dms/image/C4D22AQGWHBUubMqyiQ/feedshare-shrink_800/0?e=1586995200&v=beta&t=mXDCIT8Tudx9iIKl_ooeiCC6vLffBux_Zx3VOsOzcIY they should not complain, at least they have paper. I guess they are outside the red zone. My area is the hot red zone now, if I drive too far north (i...
by Collector
March 14th, 2020, 11:09 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 772
Views: 77190

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

"In an open letter, a group of 229 scientists from UK universities say the government's current approach will put the NHS under additional stress and "risk many more lives than necessary."

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-51892402

The letter  22
by Collector
March 14th, 2020, 10:32 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Views: 77190

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

you are likely too late? so yes we had first person not making it to the hospital corona death case here ( NMITTHCD), confirmed case . Actually died 3 days ago, but they now confirmed likely cause was corona. I wonder how many such cases there for example are in italy? In other words do they test th...
by Collector
March 14th, 2020, 9:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 772
Views: 77190

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

why are not all countries also reporting NMITTHCD stats? 
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