Palantir, The $20 Billion, Peter Thiel-Backed Big Data Giant, Is Providing Coronavirus Monitoring To The CDC

peter thiel, co-founder and chairman of palantir teks. the company is working w'da cdc … [+] on modelling covid-19 and tracking the need for ventilators and masks, amongst other resrc issues, srcs say. (photographer: kiyoshi ota/bloomberg) © 2019 bloomberg finance…

BoA Strategist Thinks the Stock Market Crash Is Over, But Don’t Celebrate Yet ⋆ Crypto New Media

bnk of america’s top strategist believes the stock mkt crash is over. a historic relief rally for the dow jones has given bulls confidence that the coronavirus panic has peaked. gloomy gdp forecasts suggest even if the floor is in,…

Episode 21: Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim

like everyone else, my life s'been upended by the global pandemic.  i ‘ve 5 kids in public schools here in south carolina (+ one very rambunctious and ornery toddler), so i am now a homeschooling mom in addition to bein’…

The CDC Now Recommends Americans Wear Face Masks

on fri, the us centers for disease control and prevention recommended that citizens ‘d wear “non-med, cloth masks” to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. previously, the cdc had recommended that 1-ly those with covid-19 symptoms wear masks. the…

Vaughan Mason, Oft-Sampled ‘Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll’ Funk Artist, Dead at 69

vaughan mason, the ♫ian and producer whose primordial disco-funk singles — most notably his 1980 roller skating anthem “bounce, rock, skate, roll” —  ‘ve been sampled by dozens of artists ranging from daft punk to a tribe called quest, died…

A Simple Introduction to Lean UX

lean ux is an incredibly useful teknique when working on projects where the agile development method is used. traditional ux tek knicks often don’t work when development is conducted in rapid bursts – there’s not enough time to deliver ux…

Two-Panel Selectors for Easy Access of Content

some design patterns improve yr life na' daily basis. but do you even notice these patterns? two-panel selectors are used in nearly every email application and ‘d ⊢ be very familiar to you. and their usefulness goes far beyond using…

What Killed the Dinosaurs?

we miss dinosaurs. that’s pt of the reason why the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs s'been such a src of argument and debate ‘oer the past century.  experts of varying backgrounds ‘ve proposed all sorts of ideas. one pop idea…

An Overview of The Factors of Success for New Product Development

bringing a successful product to mkt is a team effort. while designers are responsible for usability, utility na rest of the usr experience there are many factors which contribute to the success or failure of new product development and many…

Democrats seem to take social distancing more seriously than Republicans

editor’s note: the economist is making some of its most primordial coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of the economist tody, our daily newsletter. to receive it, reg here. for + coverage, see our coronavirus hub “america…