Gus Cooney.

The topics people chose to talk about, as measured in CANDOR transcripts by a simple keyword dictionary, reflect the ebb and flow of societal issues in an unusually tumultuous year. COVID-19 (red) surged from unknown to the talk of the nation by mid-2020, matching or even exceeding family-related discussion (blue), a reliable staple of conversation. CANDOR frequencies for the presidential election (purple) and policing (green) highlight the trajectories of the nationally debated issues.

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Embarking on adventures through skiing, immersing myself in diverse cultures through rugs and textiles, and finding serenity in the art of surfing – these are the passion that shape my life.