I hope that one of the lessons we take away from this crisis is the utter destruction wrought by commuting.
What if working in the same physical place was saved for rare occasions?
What if we better integrated our home and work lives without the need to be elsewhere.
What if we didn't have to work during the same hours if we're in the same city or timezone?
What if we spent our time socializing, working; at home, in cafes, bars, restaurants, libraries, close to home?
What if we stopped building edifices of glass, concrete, and steel and instead grew communities?
You already know the answer.
The absolute coolest article I have read in a long time!
Some really nice eye candy showing various quarantining and social distancing techniques and how it effects the spread of a virus.
Worth checking this out even if its just for the animations:
for my friends who live in california; pls pls check out this info from the EDD:
if your work shuts down temporarily, or you get reduced hours, or you are quarantined because of whats going on, you CAN file for unemployment !! the one week waiting period has also been waived for these circumstances. 💚
He lives in China, and from what I can tell is currently living in Wuhan, the epicenter of the #coronavirus where he posts videos updating us all on the situation. He labels himself as a "renegade journalist".
He was recently banned from twitter because, well, China doesnt really like renegades or journalists. So we are proud to act as a platform to help him host his videos and get the word out on how things develop. Consider following him.
You can read a bit about how twitter oppressed his freedom of speech and what ultimately brought him to the fediverse at these two links:
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Unfair, harsh, inconsiderate behavior is what I don't like.
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