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From Laurent Bastien Corbeil <bastiencorb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: can we all help use our expertise to create an IT solution for Covid-19
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:43:27 GMT
People in tech should be more humble and admit this is not something they
can fix. There's already plenty of visualizations, dashboards etc showing
the spread of the virus. This is not even a big data problem, so Spark
would have limited use.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 10:37 AM Sol Rodriguez <aelurart@gmail.com> wrote:

> IMO it's not about technology, it's about data... if we don't have access
> to the data there's no point throwing "microservices" and "kafka" at the
> problem. You might find that the most effective analysis might be delivered
> through an excel sheet ;)
> So before technology I'd suggest to get access to sources and then figure
> out how to best exploit them and deliver the information to the right
> people
>
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 2:29 PM Chenguang He <gaoyike@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Have you taken a look at this (
>> https://coronavirus.1point3acres.com/en/test  )?
>>
>> They have a visualizer with a very basic analysis of the outbreak.
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 8:54 AM Mich Talebzadeh <
>> mich.talebzadeh@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Agreed, computers are not the end but means to an end. We all have to
>>> start from somewhere. It all helps.
>>>
>>> HTH
>>>
>>> Dr Mich Talebzadeh
>>>
>>>
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>>> On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 at 13:48, abew1985@phenetics.com
>>> abew1985@phenetics.com <abew1985@phenetics.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Yeah....
>>>> unfortunately, there's really nothing information tech. can do to solve
>>>> biological problems. IMHO, that's just human nature, people just get sick.
>>>> I know this is going to trigger a flood of emails.. but let's examine what
>>>> IT is. It's using computers. Computers are only good as the data inputted
>>>> into it. As complex as biology, medicine, etc.. and yes even politics is.
A
>>>> machine can't prevent sickness and disease. I wish it could... but it
>>>> can't. A deeper solution is needed.
>>>>
>>>> Just my 2 cents, Abe
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On March 26, 2020 3:41 PM Mich Talebzadeh <mich.talebzadeh@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Do you think we can create a global solution in the cloud using
>>>> volunteers like us and third party employees. What I have in mind is to
>>>> create a comprehensive real time solution to get data from various
>>>> countries, universities pushed into a fast database through Kafka and Spark
>>>> and used downstream for greater analytics. I am sure likes of Goggle etc.
>>>> will provide free storage and likely many vendors will grab the
>>>> opportunity.
>>>>
>>>> We can then donate this to WHO or others and we can make it very
>>>> modular though microservices etc.
>>>>
>>>> I hope this does not sound futuristic.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Dr Mich Talebzadeh
>>>>
>>>>
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