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Comment by petter-wingren on Good News: the Containment Measures are Working · 2020-03-17T14:16:59.157Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

I think you are absolutely right. Containment measure can decrease the amount of individuals with severe symptoms at any given time and thereby not overload hospitals too much. End result will be less casualties but longer pandemic.

Comment by petter-wingren on How to Write a News article on the Dangers of Artificial General Intelligence · 2020-02-28T11:09:24.447Z · score: 2 (2 votes) · LW · GW

Have a GAN network write articles on the dangeros of AGI, once it starts to convince people we have a problem we do have a problem and it wil be adressed ;)

Comment by petter-wingren on Draft: Models of Risks of Delivery Under Coronavirus · 2020-02-28T09:17:09.391Z · score: -1 (2 votes) · LW · GW

Outside of living organisms viruses only survive for a few hours. Ordering packaged food and waiting a few hours before handling it should be pretty safe.

Theoretically the virus might survive in animal products like meat for longer time, just go vegetarian if you want to be on the safe side.

If possible ask them to leave the package outside your front door and wait a few hours before you take it in.

Comment by petter-wingren on Existing work on creating terminology & names? · 2020-01-31T21:15:23.096Z · score: 3 (2 votes) · LW · GW

Just did a quick search for librarian curriculum and skimmed what came up:

Classification Made Simple: An Introduction to Knowledge Organisation and Information Retrieval

by Eric J. Hunter Published 2009 ISBN 9780754675587

Is something like this what you're looking for?