Thursday, February 04, 2021

Three Interesting Things

1. Health news is always a tricky balance, especially with a still novel disease, but this piece on the possible link to new diabetes diagnoses in those who have recovered from coronavirus was interesting in what it might tell us about both conditions.  
2. Moira Donegan wrote wonderfully about what Ocasio-Cortez's choice to share specifics about her experience on January 6th means, and how we should respond. 
3. I once had a cocktail conversation with someone about how in data testing it often makes sense to use obviously fake data because in the rare cases where the data ends up in the production system, someone will likely know that Mickey Mouse is not a paid employee.  I assume some similar thinking went into this alert that went out in Texas asking citizens to keep an eye out for a murderous doll