Phil 3.21.20

No analytics today, but I found this site: It’s a project from Oregon State that uses data from IoT thermometers to look up anomalously high temperatures (the light gray is for no data):

Ok, so that made me download some data and compare data. This is the confirmed cases file from here:

I’m not sure if these are statistically different rates of increase (more later), but Washington, Massachusetts, and California don’t seem to be increasing as fast as the other states? Florida, Louisiana, Illinois, and New Jersey are very much in the same population though. It’s looking at linear scales too. It is very clear that all these trends are really just getting started.

Lastly, here’s a good video that places COVID-19 on the context of other pandemics. I’m not convinced that it has all the numbers right, but it matches the numbers I do know: