The Link #241: [Interconnectedness]
March 29, 2020

Personally, I cannot help but feel emotionally overwhelmed thinking about the physicians and healthcare workers on the front lines, or scared by the firsthand accounts of patients with the virus. I hope you’re all O.K.

In the meantime, everyone else is trying to figure out what to do with the time. What to eat (be creative), to drink, what to watch, games to play.

We’re also seeing the (typically miraculous!) interconnectedness of the global economy fray, with condom shortages, toilet paper madness, and even pig feed issues as Vegas casinos no longer have leftovers to share. Everything is weird now.

This week in data viz: how the virus got out, or frivolous graphs.

High school seniors are still getting into college this month. For white men, being good looking helps.

The origin of the brand name “Triscuit”. Plus, the LA Rams have a new logo.

“Ten” notes on creativity, from The Oatmeal.

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