Category: COVID-

Trump: Covid Showed Dangers of Supply Chains Dependent on China
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Trump: Covid Showed Dangers of Supply Chains Dependent on China

President Donald Trump said Saturday the biggest lesson of the coronavirus crisis was that the United States should not rely on China for their supply chains. “We’ve learned a lot about supply chains,” Trump said. “We’ve learned that it’s nice to make things in the U.S., I’ve been saying that for a long time.” The…

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Tech for good during COVID-19: Children’s book, phone booths, and aperitifs
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Tech for good during COVID-19: Children’s book, phone booths, and aperitifs

Helena Price Hambrecht and Woody Hambrecht always had plans for Haus, their direct-to-consumer low-alcoholic drink, to land white-label partnerships with local restaurants. But when coronavirus spread across the country and hurt thousands of local restaurants, the Haus founders saw an opportunity to fast forward on that product plan and at the same time give back.…

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Don’t Let COVID-19 Scare You Into Trusting Phony Deepak Chopra
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Don’t Let COVID-19 Scare You Into Trusting Phony Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra is making the media rounds as his new film comes out. He’s using the fear of the coronavirus pandemic to increase sales. Chopra is an ‘innovative’ salesman, but a terrible spiritual teacher. Where there’s blood in the water, you can expect a shark. When there’s fear in the air, you can expect Deepak…

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I had COVID-19, but my tech guilt is worse
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I had COVID-19, but my tech guilt is worse

All views are his own. More posts by this contributor I’ve been infected with the novel coronavirus for at least three weeks. It started with my partner coughing and feeling very tired. A couple of days later, I started showing the same symptoms. As a medical professional, he was required to get tested and I…

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Outrunning COVID-19 twice
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Outrunning COVID-19 twice

Editor’s note: Our writer Rita’s journey from China to the U.S. and back again was planned months before the coronavirus pandemic descended on the world. That descent ended up turning a simple trip home into a kind of epic journey. The changes in her location — which we reference, but do not dwell on, to…

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Tech for good during COVID-19: Texts for frontline workers, a crisis prevention hotline and more
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Tech for good during COVID-19: Texts for frontline workers, a crisis prevention hotline and more

What do a heating filter company, a robotics startup and an architecture startup have in common? Usually, nothing. But right now, as COVID-19 sweeps the world and jeopardizes the lives of millions, companies are shifting operations to make N95 masks and ventilators for healthcare workers. The innovation coming out of the startup world has been…

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Could COVID-19 Make Remote Game Studios the Industry Standard?
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Could COVID-19 Make Remote Game Studios the Industry Standard?

COVID-19 has been sweeping the globe, bringing massive changes in its wake. Remote working is now more common than ever. If there’s a silver lining after this pandemic ends, it should be that more game studios go remote. The world is changing rapidly in response to COVID-19. More people are required to work from home,…

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