Phil 3.22.20

Meme’s in the early days of COVID-18: Coronavirus Goes Viral: How Online Meme Culture Reflects Our Shared Experience Of A Global Pandemic

Downloading and looking at data. I think an easy thing to do with the confirmed vs death rates is to train a confirmed sequence to predict death rates and maybe also classify using country tags?

Need to write up a stampede theory approach to identifying misinformation for the proposal. Something about that our lives have suddenly become even more online. Maybe training ML systems to detect relative clustering patterns of term embeddings over time. Like, take the centroid of a topic, re-center and look for patterns.