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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 Mar 20

Updated March 21stI’ve been producing my own charts to understand the Johns Hopkins coronavirus data. Here’s the situation on March 21st.Reported DeathsHere’s all the countries with 100+ reported deaths. I have zoomed in on the first 4 weeks since the 10th death.This linear scale obscures what’s happening. We need to switch to a logarithmic scale to get a better view.How to think about exponentialsIf you have a human brain you may find exponentials counterintuitive. I’ll try to explain but I’m also unfortunately limited to a human brain so bear with me.With the log scale, each step up is 10 times bigger than the last.These next two …

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Updated March 21stI’ve been producing my own charts to understand the Johns Hopkins coronavirus data. Here’s the situation on March 21st.Reported DeathsHere’s all the countries with 100+ reported deaths. I have zoomed in on the first 4 weeks since the 10th death.This linear scale obscures what’s happening. We need to switch to a logarithmic scale to get a better view.How to think about exponentialsIf …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 19 Mar 20

Updated March 21stI’ve been producing my own charts to understand the Johns Hopkins coronavirus data. Here’s the situation on March 21st.Reported DeathsHere’s all the countries with 100+ reported deaths. I have zoomed in on the first 4 weeks since the 10th death.This linear scale obscures what’s happening. We need to switch to a logarithmic scale to get a better view.How to think about exponentialsIf you have a human brain you may find exponentials counterintuitive. I’ll try to explain but I’m also unfortunately limited to a human brain so bear with me.With the log scale, each step up is 10 times bigger than the last.These next two …

A quick visual guide to the COVID-19 pandemic Read More »

Updated March 21stI’ve been producing my own charts to understand the Johns Hopkins coronavirus data. Here’s the situation on March 21st.Reported DeathsHere’s all the countries with 100+ reported deaths. I have zoomed in on the first 4 weeks since the 10th death.This linear scale obscures what’s happening. We need to switch to a logarithmic scale to get a better view.How to think about exponentialsIf …

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