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  • Which States Are Reopening? A State-By-State Guide

    State leaders implemented sweeping measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Many are now deciding when and how to lift various restrictions.

    NPR.org
  • The United States of Voronoi

    From Jason Davies, this is a US map where the state borders have been redrawn so that all points closest to a state capital than to any other form a state a la Voronoi diagrams. See also Voronoi maps of world airports and world capitals. It’s interesting that many of the states’ new shapes are similar to their current ones, suggesting that the placement of the capitals relative to borders was somewhat naturally Voronoi-esque, like how people naturally space themselves in elevators or parks. ...

    kottke.org
  • The United States is a country to be pitied

    Thanks to Trump, we have no coherent national plan to survive the pandemic.

    Washington Post