1. Less Wrong coronavirus database (now upgraded).
3. MIE: In Beijing restaurants “many delivery orders now often include cards listing the names and temperatures of all the staff involved in preparing your food.”
5. Paul Romer’s simulations for tests and targeted isolation. And more from Romer. And a third Paul Romer simulation: even an eighty percent false negative rate helps fight a pandemic. I’ll be writing more on this soon.
9. Someone wise once told me that you get into the most trouble/controversy making statements that (pretty much) everyone agrees with. Here is my Bloomberg column on university endowments, which endorses the policies of virtually all elite universities, and by extension their presidents and boards. Or for that matter virtually all businesses that have had to opt for lay-offs.
11. During the shutdown, the creativity pours forth (Joseph’s Machines).