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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a mix of these tactics after COVID-19 cases flared up again in the New York City area in early October. His plan uses targeted closures of schools, bars, restaurants, and certain other businesses, such as gyms, in neighborhoods with the highest density of cases. Around the edges of these hot spots, surrounding neighborhoods would face some restrictions, with the restrictions lessening with distance from the hot spot. … [Read more...] about As COVID-19 cases rise again, how will the U.S. respond to the third wave
Delphi, which is now live, will not be limited to GiveDirectly. It has the framework to be used not only for hurricanes but also for other disasters, such as wildfires. Nawar adds that it’ll also save aid organizations time, and field costs by about 25%, by cutting back on the laborious fieldwork. Recently, the American Red Cross expressed interest in trialing it, and Diaz hopes—having made it open-source and easy to use—that it’ll ultimately benefit the humanitarian sector as a whole. … [Read more...] about This new tool pinpoints the communities most in need of disaster relief
Still, Camping Yurts, a family business based in Summer Lake, Oregon, that designs and manufactures portable yurts, has experienced soaring sales. “It’s been phenomenal,” says owner Richard Waters. “We’ve probably tripled our output this year, and probably could have done a lot more, had we the ability to do it.” Supplies of his yurts, popular for being lightweight and free of tripping hazards such as guy ropes or poles, are completely backed up until January, due to requests mainly from restaurants, in cities such as New York and Chicago, and ski resorts such as Colorado’s Breckenridge and Steamboat Springs. “We’ve almost done a year’s worth of work in the last three months,” he says. (Fast Company contacted multiple heat lamp and fire pit companies but did not get a response, presumably because they are so swamped filling orders.) … [Read more...] about Propane heaters are the new toilet paper
iPhone 12 series: We could see up to four iPhones unveiled. Rumored names are the iPhone 12 mini (a 5.4-inch device), the iPhone 12 (a 6.1-inch device), the iPhone 12 Pro (another 6.1-inch device), and the iPhone 12 Pro Max (a mouthful of a name and a 6.7-inch device). All of these iPhones are expected to have Face ID and 5G support, and the Pro models will ship with triple-lens cameras that sport lidar sensors. AirTags: These are slim tracking chips that you can attach or slip into items like a purse. The AirTag trackers allow you to track their location thanks to Apple’s U1 chip and the iPhone’s Find My app. The AirTags are rumored to be so precise they can be tracked to a matter of inches. AirPods Studio: These are rumored to be Apple’s first own-branded, professional over-the-ear studio-quality headphones. There are rumors that the AirPods Studio can be worn either way (there is no set left or right speaker) and feature interchangeable, magnetically held parts, … [Read more...] about What to expect from Apple’s October iPhone event: iPhone 12, AirTags, over-the-ear AirPods, and more!