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Covid19 vs. supply management marvels

First I heard this interesting episode of Planet Money (one of my favourite podcasts): Among other things, they talk about the partnership between GM and Ventec, a small manufacturer of ventilators in Seattle. The contribution of GM has nothing to … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #7

Went to the supermarket yesterday morning. There was a long queue, so I decided to try again later. In the afternoon the queue was even longer. People were distancing at least 5 meters, so the long queue didn’t necessarily mean … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #6

I need a haircut. I had my last one just before Christmas and I was planning to get my next one on my first trip to Italy (I prefer to go to my guy). So here’s the situation: It’s not … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #5

Wow… it’s two weeks since I wrote the first post of this series. Two weeks that most of us have spent shut in our homes. I’ve realised that I hardly know anyone who has to go out to work. I … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #4

It’s another lovely sunny day in London, and here’s the view from my window this morning. You know what? I’m fine! It’s what I keep repeating myself: right now I’m just fine. I’m warm. I have food and booze. I … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #3

This is the state the roll. At this rate and with current reserves I should be good until August. One week went by and I have left my flat only three times. After a short walk in the park on … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #2

It’s day two AV (after virus era), the UK is catching up with the rest of Europe asking people to avoid other people, but from what I can see from my window there’s still plenty of folks out and about … Continue reading

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Quarantine random thoughts #1

So here we go, I’m all ready with my home office set up, from Monday everybody works from home until further notice. Nobody knows when the further notice will arrive, but from everything I’m reading, it might not be very … Continue reading

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