SF bureau chief for Inc., covering tech & entrepreneurship. Writing a book about longevity in elite athletes. FAQ: It's burr-KOH-vih-see
Just witnessed a full-on pickup soccer game (OK, a guy setting up for a game, but he had mini goals and shin pads so unless it was some weird soccer LARPing there was a game about to start)
Good explainer from @SavorTooth on why grocery stores have empty shelves while farmers are dumping milk and leaving lettuce to rot in the fields.
"Travel agents and industry experts say bookings for cruise sailings in 2021 are up considerably compared with pre-coronavirus data." A few questions: Why Why Why Why Why Why Why Why Why Why Why Why Why What the hell Why
It would be cool if the Silicon Valley guys who hate journalists for pooh-poohing the virus threat could get together with the Silicon Valley guys who hate journalists for overhyping the virus threat and decide which way we're guilty of literal murder
Delivery workers are helping us avoid coronavirus exposure, but they say the companies they work for aren't doing enough to keep them safe. Another example: Just days ago, Amazon was telling drivers to keep 3 feet of distance, not the 6 feet CDC recommends.
Hey man, don't blame us, blame Congress. For some reason they just keep writing laws stuffing more money in the pockets of companies like ours. It's weird.
I wrote about Sweetgreen and the massive challenge of environmentally-friendly waste disposal. Brace for thread.
A Doordash driver got a note from his doctor saying he shouldn't drive because he was sick. Instead of giving him the sick leave it promised, the company suspended him without pay, reports @JMBooyah .
With COVID-19 spreading, millions of people are about to get their first taste of full-time virtual office life. It's gonna get weird, @SamAugustDean reports.
Is your employer still requiring you to come into the office for work you could perform from home? We at the @latimes want to know how you feel about it. DM me or email jeff.bercovici.com. If you need to be anonymous, just say so.