COVID19: When government needs to make a U-Turn

The scientific and causality government is not allowed to fail when based on the best scientific knowledge.   Once a policy has a scientific basis, we must follow that guidance even to our eventual doom because doing anything else is irrational. The data and agile government is permitted to fail because it is permitted to rapidly discard a bad idea and replace it with even a completely contradictory one that it may later discard.

Dark Data and Starling Murmuration

I am fascinated in the large murmurations of starlings.  They get my attention whenever I see them outdoors and it is hard to get bored watching uploaded videos of them. I was pretty young when I first saw them and that would have been in nature since Internet wasn’t around then and videos of them…