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    Dingdingding. That's not going to work. We...

    Dingdingding.

    That's not going to work. We will have to start relaxing restrictions and opening businesses by June or people will go crazy and economy will be fucked.
    So we need to reduce new...
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    The owners, coaches and players are "rich fucks",...

    The owners, coaches and players are "rich fucks", but there are tens of thousands of middle class and lower income folks who rely on NFL for their income. And if the economy can't be reopened by...
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    That's what I said. But it does not explain...

    That's what I said. But it does not explain everything. Fulton has a much higher pop. density than Dogherty, and much more transit, and yet COVID spread quickly there.





    Thanks. It looks...
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    Not at all! You are the one who insisted that it...

    Not at all! You are the one who insisted that it was exponential, and I showed it was not.


    The daily increase has been roughly linear. Which means that the overall numbers are not increasing...
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    Can you show me when? And here we have something...

    Can you show me when? And here we have something different anyway - initial exponential growth but now slowing down. That is exactly what is expected. The cases follow a bell curve that looks...
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    Great resource! Thanks for posting.

    Great resource! Thanks for posting.
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    I do. You apparently do not. True. And if...

    I do. You apparently do not.



    True. And if the amount per time increases linearly, the total amount increases quadratically.


    Wrong. Exponential growth means that the amount increases by...
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    No, it is not. Do you even understand what...

    No, it is not. Do you even understand what "exponential" means? It's a very curious function, where the rate of change is itself exponential. In fact the "natural" exponential function has the...
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    However, she really dropped the ball when she...

    However, she really dropped the ball when she opened the borders and a million fakefugees entered Germany in 2015 alone. Even today, Germany is getting a huge influx of mostly Islamic migrants from...
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    No they are not. Just because there is growth,...

    No they are not. Just because there is growth, does not mean it's exponential growth.


    Which would be linear, not exponentiell.


    How does that show exponential growth?
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    You edited the post weird. The "not per capita"...

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    Yes per capita. [/quote]

    You edited the post weird. The "not per capita" refered to this

    We are definitely not "beating the world" in daily death counts or most other categories...
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    Of course per-capita means much. You can't...

    Of course per-capita means much. You can't compare raw numbers for entities with different population sizes. That goes for countries, states and even county level data (see my post right above this...
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    But the increase is no longer exponential, which...

    But the increase is no longer exponential, which is a good thing. The daily cases look very linear and daily deaths are a bit more erratic but clearly are not exponential any more.
    My state by the...
  14. Caution is of course appropriate. But some here...

    Caution is of course appropriate. But some here have argued that hydroxychloroquine is no better than "eye of newt" just because Trump mentioned it.


    Him mentioning a treatment option is not...
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    Not per capita. We had 1,321 deaths yesterday,...

    Not per capita. We had 1,321 deaths yesterday, while Italy had the equivalent of 4,136 daily deaths and Spain had whopping 5,950. Now, one good thing about Italy is that their new cases are...
  16. Thread: Democrats 2020

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    Biden already said he will pick a woman for...

    Biden already said he will pick a woman for running mate. So unless he becomes Andrea Cuomo ...
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    I think you should. :) Alarm needed to be...

    I think you should. :)


    Alarm needed to be raised. And while it's too much to expect any alarm will be hard in the darkest corners of American stupidity (some idiotic Pennsylvania pastor wants...
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    Things will keep rising. Cumulative cases and...

    Things will keep rising. Cumulative cases and cumulative deaths can't go down, by definition.
    What is important is to look at daily numbers. They are still increasing, but the rate of increase...
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    Yes, and the Worldometer numbers are given by...

    Yes, and the Worldometer numbers are given by country, not EU as a whole.


    I think some "peacetime" deaths decreased due to social distancing. Traffic fatalities for one, and other accidental...
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    It's not about the whole spreadsheet but about...

    It's not about the whole spreadsheet but about converting the numbers to per capita numbers.


    We indeed have decent numbers - despite Trump's mismanagement. That is cause for optimism, but we...
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    That is indeed true, but it's also the case...

    That is indeed true, but it's also the case everywhere.


    There is a high likelihood China is lying about their numbers.


    And yet NY is far from the clusterfuck that Lombardy has been for...
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    Thanks, I guess. And if you compare March...

    Thanks, I guess.

    And if you compare March 25-27 average with 4 days earlier (March 21-23), you get a ratio of 3.05. Which means a significant slowdown between these adjacent 4 day periods.


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    You can't compare raw numbers like that. USA has...

    You can't compare raw numbers like that. USA has a large population.
    Based on numbers from the screen shot in your OP, Italy (population 60.5 million) still has slightly more new cases per capita...
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    American Indians. Feather, not dot. :) I...

    American Indians. Feather, not dot. :)


    I never said they were from India, but they are not "native" either, contrary to their creationist mythology. They hail from Siberia, but if you go even...
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    They do. Why don't the Indians [aka Sibieran...

    They do.

    Why don't the Indians [aka Sibieran Americans] do the same?


    Reality is that wars of conquest have happened throughout history. Why is the European conquest of America singled out?...
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