Miscellaneous

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New section- diplomacy
🇺🇸🇮🇷🔗https://peacediplomacy.org/2020/03/27/end-iran-sanctions/

Several distinguished academics including Noam Chomsky, Ervand Abrahamian, Hamid Dabashi, Inderpal Grewal, Minoo Moallem, Robert Crews, and John Packer have signed this letter.



🇬🇧🔗http://nhs70.org.uk/story/project-update-march-2020
As part of the NHS at 70 project, a team of academics at the University of Manchester is creating an archive of oral testimonies for the historical record and looking to speak to anybody who can contribute towards this permanent and unique archive.

🇬🇧🔗https://futuredotnow.uk/devicesdotnow/
Getting the most vulnerable online during the COVID-19 crisis

Risk assessment and consent processes
🔗https://privacy4.mykajabi.com//
Privacy 4 is for you, to help you protect you and your clients/patients online.

🔗https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16v_71o5AlGnNKxax-Ftz78XKTkxpu3Mn ?
Covid Skunkworks Press kit. Their open letter to the government.

Needs to be add to
VENTILATORS:
🇺🇸🔗https://www.covidvent.com/
COVIDvent is raising the bar to save lives. All US-based hospital operating rooms and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) operating rooms have dedicated anesthesia machines which are capable for use as ventilators alone, and all the equipment that is necessary to keep critically-ill patients alive is in the operating room.

🔗https://www.corovent.com/design/
Ventilator designs and other physical objects to help detect, prevent or treat Coronavirus.

🔗https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/e/open-files.html?cmpid=vanity_url_medtronic_com_openventilator_Corp_US_Covid19_FY20
Medtronic is publicly posting design specifications for the Puritan BennettTM 560 (PB560) to allow innovators, inventors, start-ups, and academic institutions to leverage their own expertise and resources to evaluate options for rapid ventilator manufacturing. Our goal has been to release this information in phases over the course of a brief period.

https://enable.hp.com/us-en-3dprint-COVID-19-containment-applications
3D printing designs for face shields, Stopgap Face mask, wrist cover, handsfree door opener, personal door opener, mask adjuster, CIIRC RP95-3D, Field respirator.

https://opencovidpledge.org/
Pledge to make our intellectual property available free of charge for use in ending the COVID-19 pandemic and minimizing the impact of the disease.

🔗https://futuredotnow.uk/devicesdotnow/
Getting the most vulnerable online during the COVID-19 crisis

🔗https://www.techvsabuse.info/research-findings
Analysis of potential for tech in domestic abuse space (2019)

Makeshift Hospitals

🔗http://www.pbs.org/wnet/amanpour-and-company/video/tufts-university-president-to-convert-campus-into-hospital/
Universities, hotels to provide housing for patients, medical personnel quarantines -Tufts, Simmons, BU, BC, others in Boston area

🔗https://jupe.com/
mobile isolation and ICU units & rapid deployable care units for medical professionals

Protecting Hospitals

https://medium.com/@covid19workinggroup/how-hospitals-can-protect-frontline-healthcare-workers-from-covid-19-61ccdea09e9
How Hospitals Can Protect Frontline Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

🇺🇸🔗https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/responders.asp
Emergency Responders: Tips for taking care of yourself

Community, Collaboration and Competition

https://unwin.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/collaboration-and-competition-in-covid-19-response/
Collaboration and competition in Covid-19 response (Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D

https://medium.com/@dviyer/mapping-our-social-change-roles-in-times-of-crisis-8bbe71a8ab01
Mapping Our Social Change Roles in Times of Crisis…..IMAGE

https://www.globaldashboard.org/2020/03/31/covid19-and-the-intergenerational-covenant/
COVID-19 and the Intergenerational Covenant
So it matters a great deal that we nurture and propagate stories right now about how generations are coming together in a Larger Us, and of how this is a moment when our interests across generations can realign, in which we can put the schisms of Brexit behind us, and rally around a new, hopeful, shared agenda.

https://gettogether.fm/
A show about ordinary people building extraordinary communities that can bridge the gaps between us in a digital world. 

//Books
Human Kind by Rutger Bregman

Action during the Pandemic

Open Call to Public

🇺🇸🔗https://www.producthunt.com/posts/mask-match
Send your N95 masks to healthcare workers who need them

Governments' Call to Public

🇬🇧🔗https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS 
NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS and the care sector during the COVID-19 outbreak. To do this we need an 'army' of volunteers who can support the 1.5m people in England who are at most risk from the virus to stay well. 

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🔗https://www.scotlandis.com/blog/no-one-left-behind-digital-scotland-covid-19-emergency/
Scottish Government – A call to arms. We must mobilise now to find, equip, train and support everyone in the country who lacks access to digital services.

Campaign Raising Funds

🔗https://cancelcorona.org
Your parking meter can fight coronavirus. Coronavirus canceled everything. If we donate a bit of what we don’t spend while stuck at home, we can fund the fight to cancel corona back.

Volunteering Calls

🔗https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSer5hqnJnjCq9sUMLgj9VBu5me3OX8o-aJXRZVQq94P-L60pQ/viewform
Epidemic Response Quest Volunteering- Humanitrack.org is seeking global volunteer heroes to help create, share, and maintain databases, overviews, and roadmaps of the science and tech driven solutions, networks, news and events related to COVID-19.

Cities and Coronavirus

Cities during the Outbreak

🌍🔗https://citiesandmemory.com/covid19-sounds
Audio project charting sounds and stories of the pandemic by inviting anyone around the world to send in a sound recording during lockdown. Visitors to the site can listen to the sounds and read their accompanying stories on an interactive map: just click on a point to listen to the sound, and hit the “info” symbol to read the story behind it.


Post Pandemic

🌏🔗https://www.appropedia.org/Welcome_to_Appropedia
Appropedia, collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology, etc

https://subpixel.space/entries/premonition/
What might happen to public spaces?

Memorials

Memories and Stories

🔗https://www.idreamofcovid.com/
A site where people can upload memories of dreams in order to catalog shared experiences

https://www.covidmemorial.online/
COVID-19 is much more than statistics and graphs. This virus has a face. We are mourning. These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927976
In Memoriam: Healthcare Workers Who Have Died of COVID-19

Records of Illnesses & Mortality

🔗https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aGSFDB7Rv0Lc69PqNxPorv2QCfwD09llFA1uUh2D0ps/htmlN
view
Crowdsourced record of workers dying of COVID-19 or falling ill at work

🇪🇺🔗http://www.euromomo.eu/
Mortality monitoring in Europe

Economic Impact

🔗https://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/covid-19-news-and-analysis-russia-and-eurasia
economic impact on Ukraines

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-ktI2ZpTa9/?igshid=3s41415hxx20

economic impact of the outbreak on specific countries
🇮🇷🔗https://t.co/voIZ2JBhCS?amp=1
Political and economic impact of Coronavirus on Iran

🇬🇧🔗https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/coronavirustheukeconomyandsocietyfasterindicators/dataasat2april2020
Coronavirus, the UK economy and society, faster indicators: data as at 2 April 2020

Consumer Trends

🌏🔗https://www.google.com/covid19/mobility/
See how your community is moving around differently due to COVID-19. Includes comprehensive reports per each country.

Capitalism

🔗https://patternsofmeaning.com/2020/04/02/coronavirus-spells-the-end-of-the-neoliberal-era-whats-next/
Coronavirus Spells the End of the Neoliberal Era. What’s Next?

Universal Income

🔗https://1.shortstack.com/fT35c5
Read (and share) the basic income chapter (for Free) by Rutger Bregman.

Post COVID-19 Pandemic

🌏🔗 http://goodaftercovid19.org
A global collaborative effort to understand what can be built out of the Covid-19 Crisis. Starting from the question Is it possible to start imaging the Good while the wounds are still open? Report of the first Fishbowl is available, together with the 9 streams identified. Also on twitter @Goodaftercovid

🔗https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/28611/planning-for-the-world-after-the-coronavirus-pandemic
Planning for the World After the Coronavirus Pandemic

🔗https://goodaftercovid19.org
Good After Covid19 - Global initiative to start reflecting on what can be improved in the world after the Covid-19 Pandemic.

A new section for support of the elderly

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For the Elderly

Setup guides

  1. Do I have an internet connection I can do video chat on?
  2. What devices will I need to video chat? (tablets/phones vs desktops and cams)
  3. What webcam to order if necessary

Final guides to output