The Units State of America: Buying gas by the kilowatt-hour?

Why shouldn’t the US stand against the tyranny of a decimal system of units, which was based on the irrelevant fact that we humans have ten fingers? Why shouldn’t the US retain its quaint exceptionalism in units as in other domains — such as being the only developed nation not to have universal healthcare or paid parental leave?

Estimating US Deaths from COVID-19 Coronavirus in 2020

We all are uncertain about how the future will unfold. This is a primary reason why decision making in business, public policy and our personal lives is so hard. As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold [W20], we are all confronted numerous new decisions that hinge a lot on how bad this is going to get. And these are hard, because the uncertainty and the stakes are so big.

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