Efficient isolation for epidemic

It is inevitable that there will be a point where we must abandon the hope of containing the spread through quarantines.   Our best hope of minimizing the number of deaths and of those needing intensive care is to isolate the ones most at risk if they were infected.   Instead of removing from the economy those who are suspected as being infectious, we instead remove those who have known preexisting conditions or age.

What makes data possible

In an earlier article I was thinking about the meaning of nothingness that separates the particles inside an atom or that separates celestial bodies.   It occurs to me now that maybe they may not be the same kind of nothingness.  Thinking about nothingness turns it into something and that makes possible the idea that that…