Videokonferenz oder viktorianische Séance?
"Elisabeth, bist du da?"
"Gib uns ein Zeichen, wenn du uns hören kannst!"
"Ist noch jemand da?"
"Wir können dich nicht sehen. Kannst du uns hören?"
From the birdcage: https://twitter.com/LaVieVagabonde/status/1321191910942384130
Eine topografische Karte von Deutschland! Sieht ja cool aus. — „Hi r/germany! I made a relief map of Germany using real topographic data and thought you might like it here!“ https://www.reddit.com/r/germany/comments/j9x9iw/hi_rgermany_i_made_a_relief_map_of_germany_using/
how does all this get generated? well, @firstname.lastname@example.org reverse engineered most of the schematics of this thing, and it uses some clever transistor circuits to do it. it creates a pattern of dots which can be turned into vertical or horizontal lines.
The real story is that ‘developing’ nations have done remarkably better at fighting COVID-19 than the rich and white. The real story starts precisely where the western map ends. Here be dragons. We be dragons.
The real story is that places like Vietnam and Mongolia have completely kicked COVID-19’s ass. The real story is that places like Rwanda and Ghana have innovated and survived. There are countless stories like this — from Sri Lanka to Trinidad & Tobago, but you wouldn’t know because we’re not rich or white. But you should know. Because we’re right. This information could save your life.
(But please keep posting about a vaccine, eating like normal, and relying on your institutions to save you. It'll all work out for you I'm sure.)
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