Category Archives: big data

Phenology?

  Phenology is a term I came across recently. Unfamiliar with the term, I looked it up.  And it  is the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life. The best … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is?

  Less than 50 days to election and, I could not honestly tell who will be our next president.  My dilemma has more to do with the identity crisis of the American people and less with the candidates themselves. You … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Sep 2020

Labor Day marked the end of summer, schools restarting, and this year the kick-off of the final push toward the November general election.  Sadly, the coronavirus has not let up: number of people infected 29M/ 6.7M (world/US) and died 926K/198K. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 6 Sep 2020

Some has called year 2020, “the year of no good.” A bit pessimistic to my liking.  Like a balancing act, life throws us many curve balls along the way.  It’s up to us to choose how we respond. Instead of … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Aug 2020

The coronovirus case in the US has exceeded 5 million (5,159,283) as of today.  Out of that number, about half have recovered (2,638,793) and over three percent have died (165,186).  Our infection and death numbers exceed the world’s percentages by … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 2 Aug 2020

It’s August! Typically July is the hottest month in Washington DC. Perhaps we are over the hump and look forward to (slightly) cooler weather ahead.  Wish I can say the same about the Coronavirus.  But the saga (case/death) continues: US … Continue reading

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Come On! People

  Why the US could not control the coronavirus outbreak? Certainly the government’s late response to the pandemic is part of the problem. Well, guess no more. The CNN headline offers the key answer: “Large gatherings are fueling rising Covid-19 … Continue reading

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COVID-19: US Update #3

  It has been almost two months since my last update. Bottom line upfront: we are not winning this battle against the Coronavirus, and the near term prospect does not look good. The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability) … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter & COVID-19- Coincident?

  A couple of weeks ago, I posted about the prevailing movement of Black Lives Matter and the COVID-19 outbreak.  Both are impacting people’s life: one as a social movement and the other a natural disaster. The BLM is changing … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 7 Jun 2020

The impact of the government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic has tried people’s patience. Now the Month of June, weather is getting nicer and people more antsy.  More confrontations arise. The pandemic is not the cause of all our problems … Continue reading

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