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CNBC is reporting that Amazon is planning to build its own diagnostic labs as it ramps up to test the bulk of its workforce for COVID-19 every two weeks. Workers would test themselves with nasal swabs, using a video for guidance, with a clinical professional supervising. Those testing positive will be referred to a third-party Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer on Fox 5
Shelly Palmer talks with Bianca Peters on Fox 5's Good Day New York about how restaurants are being charged for ordinary phone calls. You may be surprised. Original Airdate: May 26, 2020 Continue Reading →

Contact Tracing

Shelly Palmer on Fox 5
Shelly Palmer talks with Kerry Drew about contact tracing technology - how it works, and why you might not like it on Fox 5's Good Day New York. Original Airdate: May 19, 2020 Continue Reading →

A Tale of Three Cases

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America is getting ready to reopen for business. Everyone has their own ideas about how this will work. On paper, or from a dispassionate conference room, it is easy to speak of “an acceptable level of risk.” COVID-19 is personal and, if you become infected, there are a wide range of possible outcomes. How safe is safe enough? Continue Reading →
Masks
The coronavirus pandemic is teeming with known unknowns. How many people have had it? How many people will get it? What is today’s R0 value in the top 50 markets? How will we assess the risk of bringing our employees back to the office? What impact will new consumer preferences have on our business? Will we have inflation or deflation? A recession or depression? As hard as these questions are, we’ve helped our corporate clients reframe and answer them in multiple ways. You can too. Here’s how. Continue Reading →
Coronavirus Masks
I was looking at my list of pre-pandemic theses and it is absolutely frightening how irrelevant most of them are to a post-pandemic future. Worrying about AI taking white-collar jobs, or the fate of commoditized packaged goods, or the adoption rates of IoT devices, or the potential deployment of 5G service seems meaningless if people are worried about being safe and wondering how they are going to put a roof over their heads and food on the table. So, it’s time for some new thinking, and an action plan for 2020 and beyond. Here's how. Continue Reading →

Streaming Broadway

Everyone is starting to stream everything. I was not surprised to learn that the Actors Fund had started a daily streaming series featuring Broadway stars. I love it! Continue Reading →