A very interesting read on how an individual cooperating voluntarily is more powerful than the action of a central state in containing a pandemic: "Why Taiwan Hasn't Shut Down Its Economy" [Foundation for Economic Education]
fee.org/articles/why-taiwan-ha

@SlowRain

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Here's a relatively short read about an American who was a Wuhan coronavirus patient, but is now cured. He has some interesting things to say which might be helpful for others.

taipeitimes.com/News/feat/arch

#Taiwan #Covid19

This is so twisted - Pa. grocery store trashes $35,000 worth of food after woman intentionally coughs on it; she is arrested
inquirer.com/health/coronaviru

So my guess was right - the update was wrongly sent to phones that were already running Android 10. So much cringe, Xiaomi.

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And now there's this beautiful persistent notification, continuing to remind me of the screw-up.

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has again screwed up the update on the Mi A3. After two pulled updates, they send in a third update and this happens. I suspect, what's happening is this - the current update is meant for those that are still on Android 9. However, others (like me) have already updated to the previous Android 10 update and that's why this cannot be installed. Now, this shouldn't have hit our phones at all, obviously, but then, that's Xiaomi's phone.

Prime Minister Modi is addressing the nation.

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Cloudflare is offering their Cloudflare for Teams product to any business for free for at least the next six months.

This summer, I hope to translate at least two dance-dramas by Rabindranath into English. Of course, I'll write them out by hand with my .

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The best thing about Corona?

We’re finally finding out which meetings could have been emails instead... 😂

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I want to sell most of my pens and inks and probably just keep a couple. I'm frustrated at not being able to put them to good use regularly and they just seem more of a burden than a joy at this moment.

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I thought this was a pretty good one.

W - Wash your hands often
U - Use a mask
H - Have your temperature taken
A - Avoid large crowds
N - Never touch your face

taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3885

#COVIDー19 #Covid #COVID_19 #Covid19 #wuhan

I bought a glass dip pen. Ink sampling is about to be a lot more fun and lot less work.

lovers are going to hate me for this (or at least think I'm an idiot), but I swapped the Masuyama B Stub nib in my Model 03 for a plain JoWo B nib. I think I'm just happier writing with monoline nibs.

Trying out Anker Soundcore Life P2 true wireless earbuds. First impressions are excellent! Bluetooth 5.0, aptX, IPX7, long battery life - P2 offers all that I need.

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