Lockdown Apps

Found via Hacker News – free and open source tracker and ad blocker, works on-device using VPN hooks. That means that it’ll block in apps as well as Safari. I’m trying it now.Note – they pay their bills with the subscription-billed VPN but you can decline that and just use the blocker. That’s what I’m […]

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Random ADS-B today

You see odd things on ADS-B sometimes when you view traces. Googled and it was an acrobatic plane. Guess they were doing a routine?

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Timely humor

Forwarded on a local Slack from a former co-worker, whose wife found it on Facebook. I’m looking for the author and will update if I find him/her.

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What’s the Evidence on Face Masks? What You Heard Was Probably Wrong

Although most of the studies in the Cochrane Review were on medical workers in a hospital setting, one study followed community transmission of SARS in Beijing. It found that consistently wearing a mask in public was associated with a 70% reduction in risk of catching SARS. Additionally, the authors of the paper noted that most […]

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