Monthly Archives: October 2020

A day in the Life … during Ireland’s second Lockdown introduced Midnight 23rd October 2020: COVID-19 has its stranglehold on the people of the global landmass; it is a virus that has the potential to kill especially those who are elderly or vulnerable to medical conditions. It is essential for all people to change their behaviours; these behaviours have centuries of history behind them; they are basic; we have no vaccine yet.

Groundhog day life: it is worth a thought that there are people who live Groundhog day because they were born with a disability, have sustained a long term brain injury, those who have lived their lives and are now elderly, … Continue reading

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Keep your mask on: Why a coronavirus vaccine won’t be the panacea many hope for – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

We all want the pandemic to end. Many of us are are hoping a coronavirus vaccine becomes available soon. But will a vaccine development process that many believe has been politicized and some fear is being rushed deliver a safe … Continue reading

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Can We Trust AI Doctors? Google Health and Academics Battle It Out

When it comes to life and death decisions, when can we trust enigmatic algorithms—“black boxes” that even their creators cannot fully explain or understand? Source: Can We Trust AI Doctors? Google Health and Academics Battle It Out

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Estonia Is a ‘Digital Republic’—What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future

Estonia has digitized 99 percent of its public services and persistently achieves one of the highest ratings of trust in government in the EU. Source: Estonia Is a ‘Digital Republic’—What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future

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Estonia Is a ‘Digital Republic’—What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future

Estonia has digitized 99 percent of its public services and persistently achieves one of the highest ratings of trust in government in the EU. Source: Estonia Is a ‘Digital Republic’—What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future

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COVID-19: Intention was to write essays. Gathered data, too much, too manic, then came fear as I read the Harvard notes on how to write an essay. After the last recession 2009; I wrote most days on WordPress. Time is now and I will continue to write in the way I know best, without having to conform …

11th October, 2020 The Qualifier is the essay to me is about perfection and it is perfection that creates the massive anxiety disorder which causes mental collapse. Every day I start the day by looking for a quotation which engages … Continue reading

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Trump’s COVID infection shows why it’s time to retire the nuclear football – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Allowing the president to retain sole authority—even when he can’t think clearly—increases the risk of blundering into nuclear war. Source: Trump’s COVID infection shows why it’s time to retire the nuclear football – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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Digital Technologies Will Help Build Resilient Communities After the Coronavirus Pandemic

Leaders are handling time-sensitive tasks and meeting pressing needs with affordable, inclusive technologies that don’t require much technical knowledge. Source: Digital Technologies Will Help Build Resilient Communities After the Coronavirus Pandemic

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