His tweet almost immediately caused California's Open Data Portal to go down because of a "spike in traffic," health officials told Business Insider. Read more at Yahoo.com
As the number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States blows past 60,000 faster than officials predicted, STAT [statnews.com] compares the 2020 coronavirus outbreak to other causes of death for which we have historical data. With U.S. deaths from Covid-19 pa Read more at Boingboing.net
In theory, knowing who has antibodies and who's immune would be a large step toward reopening the country; in practice, the science isn't there yet. Read more at Vice News
What sort of measures are required to contain the spread of severe acute respiratory syndromecoronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? The rich data from the Open COVID-19 Data Working Group include the dates when people f Read more at Sciencemag.org
Take Black Mirror's dystopian tech commentary, The Good Place's philosophical exploration of the after-life, and the workplace antics of The Office, mash them together, and you have Amazons Upload. It takes place in a world that could easily be 10 years from Read more at Engadget
Georgia and Texas ended their stay-at-home orders early, completely confusing their residents. Here are science-backed ways to stay safe in this situation. Read more at Vice News
Experimental antiviral remdesivir holds promise as a treatment for COVID-19 -- but questions remain.
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What is a public document? That question is the latest battleground in a long war over a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to change the kinds of studies and data the agency will consider as it shapes its regulations. The proposal, which EP Read more at Sciencemag.org
All stars emit varying amounts of light over time and the Sun is no exception. Such changes in starlight can help us understand how habitable any planets around other stars are a very active star may bombard its planets with harmful radiation. Now a new s Read more at The Next Web
A new mathematical approach uses data on people's commutes between and within US counties to identify important geographic regions.
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Political battles continue as officials try to balance public health and reopening the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A big thank you to Parsons at Open Campus for sponsoring my blog this week. With the unpredictable changes to your work day, more time at home means more opportunities to master new skills! That just became easier with Parsons Open Campus, The New Schools ex Read more at Swiss-miss.com
The WHO said Monday that it has received no evidence from the U.S. to back up that the coronavirus could have originated at a Wuhan lab.
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While locations like New York have tougher coronavirus precautions due to their high case count, others like South Dakota show smaller numbers despite lenient policies. Read more at ABC News
President Donald Trump did not hold an official coronavirus briefing on Thursday. Instead, he took questions from reporters after a White House event about protecting seniors -- and, as he did at the official briefings, made a bunch of false and misleading cl Read more at CNN
Data science is not necessarily one single thing, skillset or methodology. This is why data science is always said to be an interdisciplinary branch of science that combines mathematics, human behavioral and workflow studies, flexible use of logic systems a Read more at Forbes.com
Nicole Stott is a talented artist and retired astronaut who spent more than 100 days living in space on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. Stott is one of several astronauts who in recent days has been asked to share their advice on isolation Read more at Boingboing.net
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