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Inside FiveThirtyEight's 2020 Presidential Forecast Model 🇺🇸

With the pandemic still uncontained, the way we used to poll potential voters has changed. As expected, this causes problems with polling accuracy. Nate Silver discusses how FiveThirtyEight’s 2020 Presidential Forecast model has changed. Well worth the read, but get comfortable; it's a long one.

FiveThirtyEight Blog FiveThirtyEight 2020 Election Forecast

Check Your microCOVID Risk-level 🦠

This web app took published research on COVID and used it to make rough estimates about the risk level of various activities, masked and not. It uses a unit called a microCOVID (one-in-a-million chance of getting COVID) to measure the risk. How safe are your activities?

microCOVID Project

50 New Validated Kepler Planets Using ML 🪐

Scientists at the University of Warwick have developed a faster model that was trained to distinguish between signs of real planets and false positives. Despite all of the hype around machine learning, it’s these seemingly simple tasks that benefit the most.

University of Warwick

Information Visualization Tutorial 📊

Lectures on the fundamentals of information visualization and hands-on tutorials for basic visualization techniques and the necessary data processing.

Marian Dörk · FH Potsdam · Summer 2020

COVID-19 Dashboards

Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Stay safe out there!

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