Tag: disease modelling

What are the arguments over ebola screening really about? Here’s my go at explaining, with a bit of help from the Reverend Bayes.

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Data. There’s a lot of it about. If you work in the buzzword driven world of consultancy or large corporations (including the industries of academia and government), you have the dubious pleasure of having it rammed down your throat at …

Big Data, Big Knowledge: marketing hype or the future of human understanding? Read More »

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No, this isn’t an extended post about reefer madness. It’s about that horrible gap between the excitement of a new therapy for an illness, and the results that eventually come out years later. One of my main interests is in …

Why are drugs so disappointing? Read More »

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