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Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Update for 13 March 2020 :

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Excellent, rational daily summaries, and good real-time comments and reports.


If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.

-- Dalai Lama XIV

I'm in India, self-isolating since last week. Have good food, a cat, and Internet, and good Web work to do. 🐱 😊

All good! Be well all. Wash hands.

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We're glad to hear a new website (created with @google's assistance) will allow U.S. users to enter #COVID19 symptoms they may have to get instructions about if, how, and where to get testing.

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Do you want to change the world?
Then change yourself first.
Do you want to change yourself?
Then remain completely silent inside the silence-sea.

-- Sri Chinmoy

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Psst… you can’t practice ethical design at a company with an unethical business model.

Pass it on.

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I just can’t with Google. I do not understand why the web community (mostly) views Facebook as questionable but treats Google as socially acceptable. Lines drawn at their own convenience.

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Using the personal data of millions of Americans against their will is certainly alarming. But what’s the difference between the Chinese government stealing all that information and a data broker amassing it legally without user consent and selling it on the open market?

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Why in the world are we here
Surely not to live in pain and fear
Why on earth are you there
When you're ev'rywhere.

-- John Lennon

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If you haven't watched Aral Balkan's @aral plea to the EU in regards to #decentralization, #encryption, #privacy, #security, #federation and the impact of #siliconvalley on our lives, consider watching it now. This is not just an EU issue.

It is well worth 17 minutes of your time, and right in line with this conversation. If we work together, we can help create a better internet.

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Why the web needs to work for women and girls - "On the World Wide Web’s 31st birthday, our founder and web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee reflects on the challenges we face to deliver on our vision of a web for everyone."

When the individual is in conflict within himself
he must inevitably create conflict without,
and only he can bring about peace within himself
and so in the world,
for he is the world.

-- J. Krishnamurti

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Even if police don’t need a warrant to rummage through your trash (and many states disagree on this point), they should need a warrant to rummage through your DNA.

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Kudos to the @letsencrypt team, which has worked hard to bring the web from 30% encrypted to over 80% encrypted, and is "one of the most transparent, modern certificate authorities in the world"

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World Wide Web creator warns online abuse is 'silencing women' The inventor of the World Wide Web has warned that online abuse "silences women and deprives the world of their opinions and ideas".

The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces,
or at least not try to defy them.

-- Paul Hawken

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