When the full story of COVID-19 is known, I believe we’re going to see the real cost of not having a transparent society with (mostly) open communications, and it is going to be outrageously enormous.

Good post by Benedict Evans on evolution of people and algorithms. There’s an important last point that he doesn’t get to: training-based machine learning is only as good as the teachers, i.e. the humans that create the training data. Cats are easy, but not everything is.

Thank got its π+1 day. Spent all of pi day being barraged with spam from MIT for their 24-hour challenge. Every MIT organization I’ve ever interacted with was separately hitting me up for $$.

Boarding flight to LA after great Super Bowl win last night. Fellow passengers supporting tons of Pats gear!