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In A More Beautiful Question, Warren Berger talks about the power and potential of different types of questions. One type that stands out is the simple strategy of asking 'What If?' Here then are my thoughts on what if the web were different? #pcPopUp2020
What if people had some sort of ownership and control of their presence on the web?

A place where they could find their voice?…

A place to develop over time?…

#pcPopUp2020 #DoOO
What if we posted comments to other spaces from our own sites utilising the power of #webmentions? Both keeping a record of our conversations, as well as owning our opinions.

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Let’s out the original name behind this “promising oral #COVID19 Tx” Richard Plemper @GSUIBMS @GeorgiaStateU discovered & characterized #EIDD-1931 as a broad-spectrum orally efficacious drug against flu & RSV in 2018! See In 2019, ... 1/n
#COVID19 #Treatment 2/n: In 2019, he led the group that made an even better version, #EIDD2801, that showed all the good properties you want in a drug for clinical development (Sci Trans Med Oct 2019 👇...
3/n: This #EIDD2801 is the same drug that shows promising efficacy against the #COVID19 virus (#SARSCoV2) in Great job @timothysheahan @Baric_Lab 👍 #ittakesavillage Richard Plemper laid the groundwork so #EIDD2801 can now be in clinical trials!
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I was asked by FB friends to share this post - thoughts on #covid19Canada from #IPAC and #frontlinemom. Breaking it down into a thread, recognizing the challenge to be timely and relevant (and brief?!) in this changing period... 1/n
There remains one constant guiding principle = WASH YOUR HANDS. My favourite message from impressive BC public health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry: "wash your hands like you just cut up a bunch of jalapeños and need to take your contacts out." Yes, yes, protect your eyeballs! (2/n)
Following this week's #WHO declaration of a pandemic (no change in pace of pandemic planning at CHEO) and the first cases of #COVID19 in #YOW (big change in pace!), I reflected on the questions that kept bubbling up. (3/n)
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All day today I'll be taking the #StopGapOttawa24hrAccessibilityChallenge ... "spend a day avoiding anywhere that is not accessible" and detail the day on Twitter as I go. So today some tweets will not be transit related.
My current home is only suitable for a person who can climb stairs. Like thousands living in a townhouse, I would have to move if mobility changed. A stair lift is not an option. No ground floor bathing or possible bedroom. #StopGapOttawa24hrAccessibilityChallenge
When my elderly friends visit the steps m are an issue, the condo does not have stair rails at front or rear doors. I'm in process of asking for permission to add them. Not clear if this will be easy or a hassle to get boards approval. #StopGapOttawa24hrAccessibilityChallenge Picture of my front door with it's two steps and no railings.
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1/ Trump is suing towns across the country to get breaks on taxes.

We found nine suits his company has brought **since Trump became president.**…
2/ So Trump is suing town across the country to get breaks on his property taxes.

He claim that the properties are worth much less than...he’s said.

Stated value of Westchester golf course in fin disclosures: $50 mil+

Stated value in suit: $1.4 mil…
3/ The Trump says that lots of people dispute their property taxes. Which is true.

But lots of people are not also president of the United Sates.…
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