> The Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) is a collaborative project between CDC’s Immunization Safety Office and nine health care organizations. The VSD started in 1990 and continues today in order to monitor safety of vaccines and conduct studies about rare and serious adverse events following immunization.
The nine HMOs are:
Kaiser Permanente Washington, Seattle, WA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA
HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN
Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR
Kaiser Permanente Northern CA
Kaiser Permanente CO
Denver Health, CO
Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, WI
Kaiser Permanente Southern CA
If Apple squanders their 2021 window for usable-walled-garden-with-sandboxes, they will lose (again) to less-usable-but-more-open EBBR platforms with dynamic boot, security and performance policy.
VMs help developers build iPad apps, they pose no threat to the iPad native app store.
VMs enable experiments, the best of which can be incorporated by Apple into iPad OS.
Ron Fouchier, Netherlands
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, Japan
Alexander Kagansky, Russia (died 2020)
Bing Liu, USA (died 2020)
Frank Plummer, Canada (died 2019)
Gita Ramjee, South Africa (died 2020)
2021 review, "Who Is R. A. Lafferty? And Is He the Best Sci-Fi Writer Ever?", https://www.wired.com/story/who-is-r-a-lafferty-best-sci-fi-...
> A select few actually have read Lafferty, a secret society of loonies whose names you probably do recognize. Neil Gaiman. Ursula Le Guin. Samuel Delany. Other sci-fi writers, in other words. R. A. Lafferty has always been, then, a sci-fi writer’s sci-fi writer—a blurry, far-out position to find oneself in. When comedians hang out, they famously have to commit acts of borderline criminality, usually involving nudity and great heights, to get each other to bust up. So just think what absurdities a sci-fi writer has to conjure forth to gobsmack his fellow sci-fi writers—sci-fi writers who actually are, by much wider consensus, some of the best in the world. The descriptor they tend to resort to, as if by no other choice, is sui generis, dusty old Latin for “one of a kind.” It’s probably the most common phrase associated with Lafferty ..