China Law Blog is outstanding

http://www.chinalawblog.com/2020/02/chinese-coronavirus-solution-more-government-control-trumps-more-medicine.html is about how Xi is responding to the coronavirus outbreak, but I’ve been reading their RSS feed for a few months and highly recommend it. It’s especially educational for anyone considering outsourcing to there, e.g. micro brand watchmakers. Go read about the IP on injection molds, for example.

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Coronavirus 2019-nCoV

Coronavirus 2019-nCoV — Read on gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html Epidemic/pandemic tracker, courtesy of Johns Hopkins.

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Quantified self

So I bought a heart rate sensor, the Polar OH1 Plus. (Based entirely on this epic review from DC Rainmaker.) I am curious about fitness and have been liking the 0.5Hz readings from the Motiv. So this new one should provide better data. And it has a VO2 max fitness test, which of course I […]

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Three good things

I had a good Christmas and wanted to share! First off, a Kickstarter that delivered on time, a really good Raspberry Pi case, the Argon ONE: Here’s the back, showing the magnetic GPIO cover and rearranged port layout. Simple, clean and elegant. You can get one via their Kickstarter page. It adds a shutdown/reboot circuit, […]

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2018 machine learning home build

It’s been a while since I last built a computer. Years, in point of fact. Laptops plus AWS now have replaced my old uses, and I’ve a great deal less time for gaming. However, my 2013-era server died and took with it my RSS feeds, main web server and SSH bastion. I debated simplifying with […]

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Yay for RSS

As explained before, I adore RSS, and it shows in my phone usage. MiniHack is a client for hacker news – decent. I am truly a news junkie.

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