PR: I’m hoping people get a vicarious thrill. I’m hoping that since we can’t go now that they can go with me on the show. I don’t want people to watch and be sad or think, “Oh look what we used to be able to do.” I understand thinking that way, because we’re in the middle of this tragic time right now, but we all know that this will pass. The whole point of our show is to show you that the world is worth seeing. So I don’t want people to watch that with melancholy or sentiment, but with the thrill of knowing we can go there. … [Read more...] about Phil Rosenthal dishes on his Netflix series, camels, saving restaurants, and the genius fix for to-go fries
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Israel, on the other hand, is gearing up for large scale serology tests in order to gauge the proportion of population which has developed antibodies against the novel coronavirus. Israel, whose aggressive response to the coronavirus has held its fatality rate to a fraction of those of the United States and other hard-hit nations, is readying a nationwide serological test of 100,000 citizens. Moshe Bar-Siman-Tov, director-general of Israel’s Health Ministry, said that if antibody tests show a sizable portion of the population has developed antibodies, that could mean Israel is on its way to “herd immunity” and would be well equipped to withstand further outbreaks. Meanwhile, studies have estimated the percentage of Israelis with antibodies range widely, from less than 1% to upward of 10%. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
At such a time, there is also a widespread debate on how the economies of various countries, including India’s, will recover. However, given the way India has surprised the world with its unity and resolve in the fight against Coronavirus, there is a firm belief that we will also set an example in economic revival. In the economic domain, through their strength, 130 crore Indians can not only surprise the world but also inspire it. … [Read more...] about Modi 2.0: PM Narendra Modi pens letter on first anniversary of second term. Read full text
There are plenty of competitive situations in life, of course. When I finished graduate school, there were probably 100 applicants for each of the 33 available academic jobs in my field. Each job was only going to be filled by one person. I eventually got a job as an assistant professor at Columbia University, and because I got that job, nobody else did. My success entailed that other people did not succeed at their goal.Unfortunately, we often don’t analyze situations carefully enough to determine whether our success fundamentally requires other people’s failure. Instead, we may make an intuitive judgment about the situation, and then assume that it is or is not competitive. And that can influence our behavior in ways that may not be ideal for the situation. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 teaches us that succeeding and winning are different