1. A very short thread on the power of data graphics and scientific communication.— Carl T. Bergstrom (@CT_Bergstrom) March 6, 2020
Roughly a week ago, some very smart person* sat down, drew this graph, and saved lives.
(*It's 2 AM. Without an economist subscription, I can't quickly discover whom. Maybe someone can help.) pic.twitter.com/eU71Eu60eS
Now, self-quarantining might sound like a rather lonely undertaking, but that’s what our phones are for, right? You don’t need to halt all communication just because you’re limiting your person-to-person interaction. Give your grandma a call or FaceTime your friends and family. It’s a way to feel connected without any worry about getting someone else sick. Right now, is there anything more reassuring than that?