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COVID Sucks, People Don't

May 27, 2020

Shifting from running zero COVID tests to running millions is not a simple process, but a lot of people have mobilized to make it happen. A few weeks ago I got the chance to talk with Fred Turner from Curative about how they went from a company with just a few employees running a variety of tests to a company with...

May 9, 2020

Destin Sandlin is, in his normal jobs, an engineer and a content creator. But for the last couple months, he has become a community organizer and logistics expert making and distributing PPE with a network of hundreds of volunteers. We're each looking to our toolkits right now, but let's not forget how much our...

Apr 24, 2020

Vi Hart is a mathematician and technologist and she has been working (with many other experts) on a report called "The Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience." She absolutely schools me on how bluetooth tracking and contact tracing actually works. And she also makes it clear that right now isn't a time for picking one strategy,...

Apr 17, 2020

I think many, if not most people, right now are looking to their skills to see how they can be turned to assist in this weird, hard, and bad times. But what if your main asset is that you're the social media manager for Steak Umm brand frozen meat slices? 

Apr 10, 2020

Ian Haydon is in one of the first clinical trials for COVID-19, and he's surprisingly chill about it. Let's chat with him in this, the very first episode of COVID Sucks, People Don't.