Tag: coronavirus

  • Ads in the time of Covid

    In times of uncertainty, it’s best to stick to the pack.

  • Coronavirus Data

    How SmartNews is keeping its users updated on the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Can’t keep us down

    The human spirit is irrepressibly creative. Three mates stuck in their apartment Barcelona hit a chord with their bit, Stay Homas and have now become an internet sensation with their own YouTube channel and a profile in the New Yorker.

  • Exponential Growth

    I found this video and accompanying visualization of exponential growth on a logarithmic scale helpful, if not terrifying. Animated plot of selected nations does not bode well for the United States. When looking at the growth along a logarithmic scale you see the United States and Italy shoot up and to the right like fireworks […]

  • Fever Hotspots

    Fever Hotspots

    Smart thermometer company Kinsa allows users of its product to upload their temperature readings along with their location via an app. In normal times, the US Health Weather Map is used to predict influenza trends and compare outbreaks to previous years. But this year is not normal. Kinsa is suggesting that the Atypical tab on […]

  • Remote Teaching

    What is it like to teach to an empty room?

  • Shelter in Place

  • Coronavirus and our Dystopian Future

    Coronavirus and our Dystopian Future

    Due to mandatory quarantines across China, people have resorted to using new and old technology in new ways to serve their needs that has hints of a dark, post-apocalytic, sci fi world. A few examples; So people do not have to touch potentially infected elevator buttons, many have set out containers of disposable toothpicks which […]

  • Coronavirus visualization

    Coronavirus visualization

    The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins is pulling together data from the WHO and CDC and two Chinese health site, the NHC and Dingxiangyuan into a Google Sheet the drives the visualization above. You can read more about the map and how they put it together on their blog.