The microblog: 2022.04.24 23:06:02

2022.04.24 23:06:02 (1518335480772800512) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

How does a journalist end up believing and writing that "cases continue to grow in Shanghai, despite a failed weeks-long lockdown that has brought the financial hub to a halt"? The peak of reported Shanghai cases was 10 days ago, 30% more cases than today.

2022.04.24 23:18:05 (1518338514571522048) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Regarding deaths, the article correctly says "questions have been raised about whether the numbers account for all fatalities"; maybe the journalist disbelieves the tallies of _total_ cases; does the article say "reported cases are dropping but maybe real cases are rising"? No.