Syncopated Systems
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Common Threads: Media, Science, Technology, and Other Magic

The COVID-19 Chronicles (May 2020)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction includes image icon
  2. Remember the Y2K Problem?
  3. A Brief History of Toilet Paper includes image icon
  4. Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant
  5. Pandemics and Recessions
    • Why Texas?
  6. Silicon Valley, 1970-1993 includes images icon
  7. The Space Race includes image icon
  8. Early Computers includes images icon
  9. The First Microprocessors includes images icon
  10. Champions of the Space Age includes images icon
  11. Cars That (Nearly) Drive Themselves includes image icon


  1. Survey of Astronometric Distances includes table icon