4 Revolutionary Ways to Predict Pandemics

Increasingly we are looking towards big data and analytics to help us with everything from how best to utilise your manufacturing capacity, to analysing potential candidates for emerging infectious diseases. But big data has been around for a number of years in the field of pandemic prediction. Here we have 4 of revolutionary methods that have been developed over the …

Wikipedia Could Replace Google Flu Trends

After the fall of Google Flu Trends, researchers suggest Wikipedia could take it’s place Nature recently reported on research from the Massachusites Institute of Technolohgy (MIT) that Google’s tool for predicting the number of flu cases, Google Flu Trends, was consistently over estimating the number of cases. This was put down to changes to the google search algorithym, and the …