A Modest Social Distancing Proposal: The Case for a Human Coronavirus Collision Avoidance System

The pictures of people not practicing social distancing are disturbing. In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, one would hope some version the old saying, “The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins,” (attributed to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., John Stuart Mill, Abraham Lincoln and others) would apply now more than ever. In short, liberty for health, keeping civil order and a myriad of other reasons has boundaries.

Smartphone Vendor Xiaomi Targets U.S. Market

The Google Vice President of Android Product Management, Hugo Barra, has been hired by Xiaomi, in order to assist the Chinese smartphone company enter the U.S. market.

Speaking recently, Barra said: "In a few weeks, I'll be joining the Xiaomi team in China to help them expand their incredible product portfolio and business globally - as Vice President, Xiaomi Global."

Xiaomi has a $10 billion valuation, after completing a fourth round of funding. Furthermore, more smartphones have been sold by the company on the Chinese market than Apple.