Neil LawrenceThis is such a nice paper.
Somehow I find the world less taxing when I'm reading from JMLR instead of the arxiv fire-hose.
Thank you Thang, Josiah and Rich.
Thank you anonymous reviewers.
I was going to thank the editor but I noticed it was me ...
Charts and maps show insights — and paradoxes — of pandemic that has claimed more than a million lives
Neil LawrenceNice overview of Covid-19 in data from the @FT
Some in depth comparisons. I also like how they credit their data sources so clearly at the end. We could learn from this in science!
We were joined by Gwenetta Curry, a specialist in race ethnicity and health at the University of Edinburgh.
Neil LawrenceI've had the great pleasure of working with @afropuffz as part of the Royal Society DELVE group on Covid-19.
You can get a taste of her in action doing a great job on some challenging questions on @Channel4News
Neil Lawrence@deliprao This old post:
Is driving at some of my thinking in this space. In particular, I think classical statistics is vital for verifying, explaining and maintaining the complex systems we are now engineering but don't understand ourselves.
Public Health England data error blamed on limitations of Microsoft spreadsheet
Neil LawrenceThe most surprising fact about this story, is that people still find it surprising.
Data plumbing is too often held together with string-and-sticky tape.
The gap between most organisations' capabilities and the best practices is massive.
Scientists say even if a vaccine becomes available early next year, it does not mean life can return to normal.
Neil LawrenceOne of the great pleasures of being on @RoyalSociety DELVE was hearing Charles Bangham's wise words on steering committee meetings.
So pleased they are now widely shared in relation to the new DELVE report on Vaccines.
Below in the "Surrey Comet".