Category Archives: development

The fatal flaw of the American Covid-19 response

Originally posted on Scientific Clearing House:
The United States has surpassed 2 million official Covid-19 cases and a 115 thousand deaths. After three months of lockdown, the country has had enough and is reopening. Although it has achieved its initial…

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MCMC and fitting models to data

Originally posted on Scientific Clearing House:
As I have posted before, I never learned any statistics during my education as a theoretical physicist/applied mathematician.  However, it became fairly apparent after I entered biology (although I managed to avoid it for…

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Corona – Estimated True Mortality

Guidance on how to read the Nomogram can be found here

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Independent code review of the Imperial College’s Corona Model

Independent code review of Professor Feguson’s Corona model This is indeed interesting reading. For anyone who’s done any amount of professional coding, it’s clear – given that what the article claims is correct – that the robustness of the code … Continue reading

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Corona – let’s make a bet, or two..

Since I’m doing a lot of predictions, most of them based on Bayesian Inference, some of them based on intuition… Let’s put some skin-in-the-game….let’s make a few bets: Bet 1: The total number of deaths directly caused by Corona in … Continue reading

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Cold water skills

Here’s What You Need to Know: Cold Water Kills

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Ugly soup with Python, requests & Beautiful Soup

Web scraping has never been a coveted nor favorite discipline of mine; in fact, for me web scraping is an unfortunate, but sometimes necessary evil. Scraping web-pages, at least for me, is a very unstructured process, basically pure Trial & … Continue reading

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Val2018 – partiernas topp-50 valdistrikt i Stockholms kommun

[Och top-bottom-50 finns här]

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Professor Kernighan on Unix

http://www.youtube.com/watch

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Poor Man’s Climate Change Exploration, part II

In a previous post, we looked at daily temperature readings 1949-2018 from an observation spot in Stockholm archipelago, and noticed a very clear increasing trend. Here, we’ll look at the same spot & same period, but instead of temperature, we’ll … Continue reading

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