In This Episode: Tracking viral infections on cell phones, baseball game games, spelling sports, great binge shows, and homeless in a pandemic.
Our guests are …
- Kay Savetz, the man behind freeprintable.net and faxzero.com.
- Ken Gagne, Technical Account Manager at Automattic works and man about the world.
(You’ll find longer Bios on the Hosts page.)
Show Notes & Links
- Ken: Contract Tracing can help us trace who we’ve been in contact with during a pandemic.
- Admittedly not a perfect system, but an attempt to use phones to trace infection rates.
- Apple and Google are collaborating on the tech.
- Gary: Sports.
- ESPN is reduced to running Spelling Bees.
- Baseball teams are playing Play Station games for their fans.
- Baseball, for real… Chinese Professional Baseball League Becomes first to play ball in 2020… real games with nobody in the stands.
- Streaming Chinese Baseball
- It’s odd to watch it with no audience, some shows are adding sound effects.
- Saturday Night Live pulls off a social distance episode.
- Leo: – How Steak-umm Became The Tweeting Voice Of Reason in a Pandemic – examples of how social media and positions of ~power can meet and help.
- Great quote: “Communicators aren’t experts, and experts aren’t communicators”
Possibly Off Topic, But Cool
- Leo: Good Graffiti? Street artists are painting hopeful art on boarded up businesses!
- Gary: Westworld… Season 3 is great science fiction.
- Ken: Wrapping up my Apple II blog – Ten years blogging about a computer that has not been manufactured since 1993, finally said everything that needs to be said.
BSP: Blatant Self-Promotion
- Leo: Refreshing Windows 10 Without a Re-install or Reset – an Ask Leo! Live event
- Gary: The Obvious Mac Keyboard Shortcut that You May Not be Using
- Kay: Printable Board Games and Printable Rulers
- Ken: And then a new blog… Road Bits