By Andy MukherjeeAll upheavals leave their marks. Some fade away, some linger. Following the Black Death, the plague that’s believed to have killed 60% of Europe’s population in the second half of the 14th century, the realization that life is short, played a big role in shaping interest rates in late medieval Europe, stretching all the way to the Enlightenment. Could we witness very long-term effects from the present contagion? The coronavirus pathogen isn’t as deadly as bubonic plague, and our toolkit for dealing with pandemics is far better stacked than when the pestilence reached the harbor of Messina on the northeastern coast of Sicily in late 1347. But while the dislocation caused by the respiratory disease has had a catastrophic impact on commodity and asset prices, a recovery may not close the chapter. The coronavirus, too, could leave a durable imprint.Economic historians quibble over the exact consequences of the Black Death, though they agree that the … [Read more...] about Economic life after Covid-19: Lessons from the Black Death
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There are other ways to get HDMI graphics out of an NES (or other retro consoles made for lo-def CRT screens). Probably the most popular is an external pass-through box like the XRGB-mini Framemeister, which can take any old muddy analog input and sharpen it up to high-quality 1080p signal. The Framemeister is an expensive solution, though—it sells for about $360 as of this writing—and has a small but noticeable input lag when used with games (about 20 ms or so). … [Read more...] about The Analogue Nt is the best NES that (a lot of) money can buy
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