Peter Van ValkenbrrrghJapan still has well under 1000 confirmed coronavirus deaths and *no excess deaths* from all causes. Maybe Japan's lost decades of economic underperformance we're actually spent figuring out how to live well.
Even those chains that have drive-throughs say they will still likely endure hundreds of millions of dollars in sales losses in the coming months after dine-in eating has been banned because of the pandemic.
Peter Van Valkenbrrrgh@AriDavidPaul "Franchisees for McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Taco Bell and Restaurant Brands International’s Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, said their customer traffic was 10% to 30% lower in the past week."
The vasodilator gas nitric oxide (NO) is produced in the paranasal sinuses and is excreted continuously into the nasal airways of humans. This NO will normally reach the lungs with inspiration, especially during nasal breathing. We wanted to...
Peter Van ValkenbrrrghDid you know that when you breath through your nose you get a dose of nitric oxide (NO) that you don't get when you mouth breath? NO is a vasodilator (relaxes the blood vessels and increases blood flow).
If a digital dollar is developed it must be just as “bearer” and private as physical cash.
Peter Van ValkenbrrrghNot saying we should, but if we do:
"Any digital dollar system implemented by the government should combine elements of Libra’s centralized architecture with the privacy guarantees afforded by privacy-preserving cryptocurrencies."
I’m reposting the Monday newsletter on the site because I believe it’s important. It’s an effort to cut through a lot of the confusion and bullshit out there with regards to the current pandemic. Things have gotten contentious around the world with...
In a major victory for open government and fundamental due process, the Supreme Court ruled today that the annotations in a state’s official legal code—summaries of court decisions and other sources that explain the state’s laws—cannot be...