Links tagged with “coronavirus”
Covid. — Roden Newsletter Archive
Craig Mod on catching covid while in England. The non-mask-wearing here continues to baffle me.
Are your students struggling this semester? | Ask MetaFilter
Interesting to read how consistently (US) students are struggling to work, pay attention, etc, this year.
Atlas Minor • Fireworks
What a great photo, and a lovely paragraph that echoes my mind at the moment.
Peter Geoghegan · Cronyism and Clientelism · LRB 5 November 2020
Depressing piece from November on the UK’s kleptocracy.
An Oral History of Dominic Cummings’s Barnard Castle Scandal
“The Bishop of Manchester: I love the meme with the eye chart, where all the letters spell out Barnard Castle. That’s my favourite meme.” That meme was me me.
The Great Dispersion | No Mercy / No Malice
On how working from home, and not going out as much, will prevent us from mixing with people who aren’t like us, and so decrease empathy.
Said the Gramophone: CUE SYNTHESIZER
“I thought I could handle repetition. I thought I flourished in repetition. Scheduled days, habit. But tonight these groundhog days are wearing me out.”
How the Virus Won - The New York Times
Very good telling of the story. This is all a bit much isn’t it. (via Waxy)
Coronavirus tracked: has your country’s epidemic peaked? | Free to read | Financial Times
Good (terrifying) charts. Nice that there’s a lot of explanation too.
The Gentle Author’s Coronavirus Diary | Spitalfields Life
This, and the linked piece, ‘On Recovering From The Coronavirus’, are lovely gentle writing. Also features Pepys.
Opinion | Dave Eggers: Flattening the Truth on Coronavirus - The New York Times
Very good, unfortunately.
Due to COVID-19: Documenting the signs of the pandemic
I love the collecting of ephemeral things that otherwise escape this kind of more permanent attention. (via Waxy)