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Daily Archives: April 19, 2020

Visualizing Social Distancing in the United States

Center for Data Innovation: “Reuters has created a series of data visualizations using location data from millions of smartphones to show how social distancing efforts have affected travel in the United States. The visualizations show that most individuals in cities such as New York, Chicago, and Denver had stopped commuting by March 20. In addition, an interactive graph demonstrates that individuals that are older and live in rural areas were slower to reduce their travel, but that most individuals are traveling dramatically less than in February.”

Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues April 18, 2020

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues April 18, 2020 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

Remote Courts Worldwide

“As the coronavirus pandemic spreads and courts around the world are closing, this website is designed to help the global community of justice workers – judges, lawyers, court officials, litigants, court technologists – to share their experiences of ‘remote’ alternatives to traditional court hearings. To ensure ongoing access to justice, governments and judiciaries are rapidly… Continue Reading

Stanford Law School’s COVID-19 Memo Database

Welcome to Stanford Law School’s COVID-19 Memo Database, developed and maintained by the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University and Cornerstone Research. “The COVID-19 crisis has generated a complex web of legal, business, and operational challenges that affect the entire economy. Law firms, auditors, and business advisors have responded with thousands of memoranda… Continue Reading

Virtual Conferences: A Guide to Best Practices

Virtual Conferences: A Guide to Best Practices – A community resource from the ACM [Association for Computing Machinery] Presidential Task Force o​n What Conferences Can Do to Replace Face-to-Face Meetings Version 1.1 — April 13, 2020 Abstract: “Our conference organizing committee just decided to switch our physical conference to online.But the conference is supposed to… Continue Reading

Instagram Founders Launch a Covid-19 Tracker for States

Gizmodo: “Although Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger left the photo sharing app they created in 2018, which is owned by Facebook, they apparently aren’t done working together. Their latest project is, a state-by-state covid-19 infection tracker. The tracker calculates Rt, or the effective reproductive rate, which is the virus’ transmission rate a… Continue Reading