Scoring my COVID Predictions Part 4 - The Fall of the Globalist

“Bad governments always lie because telling the truth requires honor and courage!” Mehmet Murat ildan “To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men (and women)...” Abe Lincoln Prediction 4 – Borders matter. There will be an increase in nationalism I completely missed this one! I had predicted that “the foolishness of “elite” positions was completely exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic” and forecasted that “faced with a crisis that is literally killing thousan

Scoring my COVID Predictions Part 3 – A Shift in Education

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Mark Twain “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” Maya Angelo Prediction 3 – High school and college education will adopt a lower cost online model. With notable exceptions! My thesis for this prediction was that colleges need the constant inflow of tuition payments, and all but the top tier schools would adopt remote learning as they realized the profit potential. With constant

Scoring my COVID Predictions Part 2 – Remote Medicine

“Doctors are great–as long as you don’t need them.” Edward E. Rosenbaum “Don’t misinform your doctor nor your lawyer.” Unknown As I reviewed this prediction, I realized this was one of my best researched posts. There were multiple examples of how technology was positively impacting healthcare delivery, and all of the data led to the logical conclusion that both experience and technology were driving us to more efficient and cost-effective delivery of healthcare services. M

Applying Qualitative Risk Analysis to the COVID-19 Vaccine Decision

“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?” Hunter S. Thompson “Never was anything great achieved without danger.” Niccolo Machiavelli Everyone in the United States was faced with this choice: Do I get vaccinated or not? This a very personal choice that was made more difficult by misinformation on both sides of the issue, lack

Could Risk Management Techniques Have Helped With The Vaccination Decision?

“Who are you going to believe? Leading authorities on medical science, or 800 memes on your cousin’s Facebook page?” Samantha Bee “Covid-19 vaccine is the new baptism.” Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu “I am alive, well and fully vaccinated, despite pledging allegiance to no authority. Listening to experts is not complacency, it's just an act of common sense humanity.” Abhijit Naskar Those three quotes capture the dilemma that we all faced when making the vaccination decision. Early in

My Experience with COVID-19

“I'm just a little bit sicker than the average individual I think.” Eminem “The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be - But when he got well, a wolf once more was he.” Walter Bower Disclaimer! This is not medical advice! You should never take advice from someone you only know over the internet. I am just sharing our experience. My wife and I just recovered from COVID-19. We have three daughters still living in our home and my wife is a nurse, so we both knew that we woul

COVID 19 – My Predictions – Part 1–The Rise of the Remote Worker

“Forcing everyone into the office every day is an organizational Single Point of Failure” Jason Fried, Office not Required “To successfully work with other people, you have to trust each other. A big part of this is trusting people to get their work done wherever they are, without supervision.” Sir Richard Branson Prediction 1 - Adoption of remote work will dramatically accelerate. The television in my office is tuned to a “business” network, and they are continuing the forma