Globalization

Lockdown Compliance – Who’s Running This Show?
Lockdown Compliance – Who’s Running This Show?

I previously shared maps based on data from The New York Times showing how COVID-19 cases and deaths had spread across the US. It has infected nearly every corner of the US, although public perception…

A Different Perspective on COVID Numbers?
A Different Perspective on COVID Numbers?

Since I have more time on my hands than I really wanted or planned, I’ve been working through various analysis and visualization options in the R statistics ecosystem. The latest exploration exploits …

Sampling the Future(s)
Sampling the Future(s)

About 30 years ago, I sat outside a seminar room at a product design conference. I recall meeting Tom Matano. In the 1990s, Mr. Matano was an icon and rock star in the industrial design world. He was …

COVID By the Numbers
COVID By the Numbers

I haven’t written a post for nearly two weeks because I was engaged in a small project to stretch and enhance my skills. It’s been a year or two since I built a decent statistical analysis in R and Sh…

Supply Chains in COVID Chaos
Supply Chains in COVID Chaos

I was asked by a local publication to write something for supply chain laypersons to help them understand the chaos that is occurring in goods delivery. This is close to what I wrote, minus some local…