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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/28/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories. New York’s growth regresses from 1.02 down to 1.01. * * * See Vice, “How to Read the Coronavirus Graphs“: Quantities that grow exponentially, when depicted on a linear scale, look like curves that bend sharply upward, with the curve getting constantly steeper. On a log scale,...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/27/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, this is a bit short. I had a household issue to deal with, and I have a post to finish. Still, I think there’s plenty to discuss! #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories. New York’s growth regresses from 1.0 back to 1.02. * * * See Vice, “How to Read the Coronavirus Graphs“: Quantities that grow...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/24/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. A bit more shortly; I got wrapped around the axle on some household-related stuff. –lambert #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories. Finally, after days of flirting with 1.0 (no increase) New York reaches it. * * * See Vice, “How to Read the Coronavirus Graphs“: Quantities that grow exponentially, when depicted on a...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/23/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories, adjusted for population. * * * See Vice, “How to Read the Coronavirus Graphs“: Quantities that grow exponentially, when depicted on a linear scale, look like curves that bend sharply upward, with the curve getting constantly steeper. On a log scale, exponentially growing...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/22/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories, adjusted for population. * * * See Vice, “How to Read the Coronavirus Graphs“: Quantities that grow exponentially, when depicted on a linear scale, look like curves that bend sharply upward, with the curve getting constantly steeper. On a log scale, exponentially growing...

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2:00PM Water Cooler Special: The Nation CANCELLED Over Tara Reade Coverage

In reaction to Joan Walsh’s article in the Nation, “The Troublesome Tara Reade Story“[1], a Naked Capitalism Reader, who was once a prosecutor, wrote this: I have cancelled my recent subscription to The Nation. Joan Walsh’s misogynist attack on Tara Reade has no place in a “left” publication in the 21st Century. To assert that there is “no evidence” of Ms. Reade’s allegation against Mr. Biden denies Ms. Reade’s agency as a human being and revives Victorian tropes that a man must deposit his...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/21/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID-19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories, adjusted for population. Facebook county data: Facebook releases its first county-by-county maps showing the prevalence of self-reported COVID-19 symptoms based on data it has collected. https://t.co/FgsT1N0Pi5 — NBC News (@NBCNews) April 21, 2020 * * * See Vice, “How to...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/20/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID-19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories, adjusted for population. New Yorlk’s curve is still not flat. I think triumphalism is premature. And have we reached a peak? Or a plateau? Thread: A depressing precedent: Washington state, the first to get infected, has never really managed to bend its curve. It looked like...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/17/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID-19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: “But the number of new cases in the state seems to have reached a plateau, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has said, ‘I believe the worst is over if we continue to be smart.'” [New York Times]. • This curve hasn’t gone flat though…. The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories, adjusted for population. See Vice, “How to Read the...

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/16/2020

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. #COVID-19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart: “But the number of new cases in the state seems to have reached a plateau, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has said, ‘I believe the worst is over if we continue to be smart.'” [New York Times]. • This curve hasn’t gone flat though…. The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I have changed to a logarithmic scale for US States and territories, adjusted for population. See Vice, “How to Read the...

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