Are you sheltering in place and find yourself with a lot of time on your hands? Why not use that time to either learn a new skill/technology or help one of the many projects looking for assistance. Below we have collected a list of free/discounted educational resources, projects looking for volunteers, and raw data feeds for those wanting to look at the information for themselves.
Free/Discounted Educational Resources
- https://www.pluralsight.com/ – Providing free access to all courses for the month of April
- www.udacity.com – Offering discounted courses
- Free Programming Courses by Harvard, MIT, Microsoft, Google, and IBM
- O’Reilly – Free for all federal, state, and local government employees until July 4th.
- COIVD-19 Initiatives – A great collection of COVID-19 intiatives, projects, tools and data
- Folding@Home – Donate unused computer cycles to run simulations on COVID-19
- PAPR-Respirators – Positive Air Pressure Respirator (PAPR) devices pull air through a filter and push it into a mask over the user’s head. This produces much better protection against droplets than N95 masks or face shields.
- National Academy of Engineering – Call for Volunteers
- Graphs4Good – A hackathon sponsored by Neo4j to use graph and graph technologies to support COVID-19 related projects
- Project Domino – Building a platform to identify and provide interventions for social media misinformation
- Alaska PPE Resources – 3D printing of PPE equipment
- Emergency Ventilator Project
- MakerSpace Intubation Box
- John Hopkins CSSE COVID-19 Data Repository
- Alaska CoronaVirus Response Hub
- COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge
- COVID-19 Knowledge Graph
- Coronavirus Numbers By State
- COVID-19 Projections
- Data.world COVID-19 datasets
- PyCovid – A python package to grab the latest raw case data from John Hopkins