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I think I hate San Francisco.

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There was a line out the door at the dispensary down the hill from my house.

In other news, I partook of some officially allowed cycling this evening after work. Very few cars, lots of runners and cyclists. A shocking number of cyclists riding without helmets. WTF.
 

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Rode again after work yesterday. My route took me by Marina Green, and it was completely business as usual. Large groups of walkers and runners, no social distancing, and lots of bros using the workout equipment.
 

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Uh, these numbers have me somewhat shook. It's like, am I or someone I care about going to be alive in 2 months?


"In the last 24 hours, we had 126 new COVID-19 cases, a 21 percent increase," Newsom wrote. "In some parts of our state, our case rate is doubling every four days. Moreover, we have community acquired transmission in 23 counties with an increase of 44 community acquired infections in 24 hours. We project that roughly 56 percent of our population — 25.5 million people — will be infected with the virus over an eight week period."
 

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I think that was the worst case scenario unless the full lockdown was applied. Honestly, at this point everyone is just sucking numbers out of their thumbs.
 

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Yeah, I read the "with no mitigation" part but yikes, man. Certainly got my attention.
 

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So true.

Even if you have the virus, it does not mean you are sick and or showing symptoms (but you can still spread it).

It would not shock me if 50% of SF infected.

I don’t know if the restaurant / service industry will exist as we know it in six months.

GGB and BART already begging for Feds to throw a $ lifeline.

All this work at home will wake lots of employers to wonder why they pay $80/ft for office space for worker bees that can effectively work at home.

Lots of vacant storefronts now, three months from now?

I miss teachers. I have no patience to teach my kids.



Honestly, at this point everyone is just sucking numbers out of their thumbs.
 

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^Just reminded me of something, I believe my employer just renewed the lease of the office for who knows how long. And I recall a lot of negotiating back and worth, requesting lighting in certain rooms etc.

Wow
 

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So true.

Even if you have the virus, it does not mean you are sick and or showing symptoms (but you can still spread it).

It would not shock me if 50% of SF infected.

I don’t know if the restaurant / service industry will exist as we know it in six months.

GGB and BART already begging for Feds to throw a $ lifeline.

All this work at home will wake lots of employers to wonder why they pay $80/ft for office space for worker bees that can effectively work at home.

Lots of vacant storefronts now, three months from now?

I miss teachers. I have no patience to teach my kids.
Re the bolded after a month plus stuck at home workers (and management) will be clamoring to get back to the office. Instead I think this will open up more remote-work opportunities - i.e. I hire you out of the Bay Area office though you are in Las Vegas.
 

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On the bright side, you can now get pre-mixed drinks / cocktails for pick-up or delivery.

Traffic, won’t miss it.

A zillion Uber drivers lost, 2x parked - blocking traffic, won’t miss them.

I won’t start (yet) on the dwindling population. Hello 1991.

The jerk.
 

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Re the bolded after a month plus stuck at home workers (and management) will be clamoring to get back to the office. Instead I think this will open up more remote-work opportunities - i.e. I hire you out of the Bay Area office though you are in Las Vegas.
I always forget that this isn't how everybody does things. My company is headquartered here in San Francisco. My immediate team of four includes two of us in SF (but I'm 100% remote), one in Ohio and one in Edinburgh. We support a team of about 100 who are scattered across North America and EMEA. I report to a guy who lives in San Diego. We only meet in person as a full team for a few days a year.
 

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My team of seven are all in Canada. I've met six of them in person once, for one day.
 

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