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This is just an experiment, but feel free to ADD, preferably tagging it like "((this)))", thank you.

Adding __hashtags__ that I may use in twitter to make collecting links & summaries easier. I would do a search for lucasgonzalez + hashtag. When there's no hashtag, use the higher level's hashtag.

Introduction #wiki

"Wisdom" #wisdom

This is highly subjective, I realise. Items in lists are not in a particular order. Please skip if you dislike any of it.

  • Values (what we value). They can be contradictory: e.g. safety & novelty. They include: Safety, Freedom of movement & choice, Justice, Whole of humanity ...
  • Qualities (the muscle for our values). They tend to work better in pairs (e.g. truthfulness & kindness) and maybe even in triplets. They include: Hacker ethics (show me the code, etc), Truthfulness / Kindness, Responsibility for own actions / Demanding rightfully/kindly from others (one word?)...
  • Insights & bigger picture: Treat everyone (even yourself) as a volunteer. Treat yourself well enough so you may continue to function. This pandemic is happening "this side of climate change". What world do we want, really? How are we going to do this? If something's not working or debated endlessly, try going back to first principles thinking, and test.
  • Lessons learned & Known unknowns: ...

Information #info

Science #science

  • Virus: What's it made of? How does it enter the cell? How frequently does it mutate? How does it disrupt the body's functions? How does it generate symptoms? How does it kill? How is it killed?
  • Disease: incubation period? Time until severity? Time until death?
  • Diagnosis: diagnostic criteria, testing for illness, testing for immunity, xray and suchlike, anosmia...
  • Epidemic: How contagious is it? How does contagion happen? What stops it?
  • People: How do people behave? How many times do we touch our faces (if that matters)?
  • Systems: Services & supplies. Regulation & politics. Beliefs & actions.

Recommendations #recs

  • websites: WHO, ECDC, CDC, China, etc.

Global situational awareness #sitawaglob

  • Epidemic: websites, diagnostic criteria.
  • Vital services/functions: How many health-care workers affected? Are other vital workers affected (transport, communications, deliveries, etc)?
  • Vital supplies

Local situational awareness #sitawaloc

  • Epidemic: websites, diagnostic criteria.
  • Vital services/functions: How many health-care workers affected? Are other vital workers affected (transport, communications, deliveries, etc)?
  • Vital supplies

Prevention #prevent

Reduce number of respiratory contacts, reduce effectiveness of such contacts in producing contagion, protect the receiver.

Vaccine #vax

Prophylaxis: pre/post exposure

Treatment as prevention

Because treatment reduces # of contagious & their time of contagiousness

Non-pharmaceutical interventions #npi

  • Quarantine
  • Masks / PPE / Boxes / Visors / Goggles / Gloves ...

Treatment #treat

Medication symptomatic

Medication specific

Antibodies, survivor serum

Postural draining

Ventilator at correct pressure & O2

Vital / SCIM #scim #fluscim

Individual

Group

Organization

Nation-state - and beyond

OODA #ooda (varied capitalization for emphasis)

  • What OODA is: observe, orient, decide, act.
  • How to use it in this context: before local outbreak, during outbreak, between outbreak, after pandemic.

First steps

These are just a few things I'd like to work on. Everyone would put their own first steps in their own copy of this page. Ideally, the global picture would be shared, and other sections would be shared but with private annotations; how to do that, no idea - a project in its own right!

  • Test homemade #masks, first principles
  • #Excubator family
  • SCIM video #scimvid #scim4all
  • Emergency permaculture, climate analogues
  • Syndromic surveillance #syndsurv and #tests (ill, immune), contact tracing & containment, a citizen manual
  • #Homecare for severe cases
  • Minimising contact in food delivery

Next steps

  • Still in #lockdown: reduce impact on people in lockdown (part of "mitigate mitigation")
  • Unlockdown: when to do it, how to do it, when to go back to lockdown
  • Beyond, but still within the pandemic: possibility of supply crises?

Longer view

  • Any UN/WHO reforms suggested by this pandemic (or by climate change, for that matter)?
  • A SCIM/OODA world?
  • Tech needed? Research needed? Agile?
  • Money? #UBI, paying really essential people well, scaling production of PPE etc.