The Daily Universe: Database of 1918 pandemic deaths inspires answers for the future

The Daily Universe: Database of 1918 pandemic deaths inspires answers for the future. “[Brigham Young University] researchers are using a database of 1918 influenza deaths to draw lessons from the past and make informed decisions going forward. The university’s Family History Technology Lab teamed up with FamilySearch to create this online interactive database. Researchers used machine learning (the same technology used in self-driving cars) to read death certificates.”

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