The search giant is disclosing trends in visits to broad categories of places, as a tool for public health officials.
The US is short of ventilators to help Covid-19 patients breathe. Ford, GM, and satellite-launch company Virgin Orbit are trying to fill the gap.
Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom are policing Twitter feeds, Medium posts, and other sources of bad data and misleading charts.
More than 2,000 papers have been published about the virus since December. It will take some smart algorithms to mine insights from them.
Prestige Ameritech typically makes 250,000 masks a day. Now it’s manufacturing 1 million daily, and turning away orders for 100 million more.