Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
andrewducker

Interesting Links for 06-10-2020

On Vaccinations Programmes and Normality in September 2021
(tags:vaccination pandemic )
What should the democrats do if they win the election?
(tags:USA politics )
Shock and despair follow revelations that Test and Trace system is being run on Excel
(tags:Excel spreadsheet pandemic OhForFucksSake incompetence )
Boris Johnson encourages people to congregate indoors for the good of the economy
(tags:cinema BorisJohnson pandemic OhForFucksSake )
Lawrence Fox is backed by some deeply unpleasant people with a lot of media knowledge
https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1310953494799626240.html
(tags:fascism racism UK media politics )
Details on what went wrong with the Excel/Track and Trace fiasco
"The problem is that the PHE developers picked an old file format to do this - known as XLS. As a consequence, each template could handle only about 65,000 rows of data rather than the one million-plus rows that Excel is actually capable of."
(tags:fail Excel programming )
People Who Want To Be More Empathic May Also Develop "Liberal" Moral Values
(tags:politics morals empathy psychology )

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