Article of the week

The article of the week is “Causality, mediation and time: a dynamic viewpoint” by Odd O. Aalen, Kjetil Røysland, Jon Michael Granand, Bruno Ledergerber published in the Journal of the Royal Statistics Society A. Some really interesting stuff in this...

Article of the week

The article of the week has been preempted by the introduction of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan for the City of Saskatoon. You can find articles about the BRT here and here. I wrote a reply to the local paper.  “Work by economist and parking expert Donald...

Waiting for medicine’s black swans

A recent article written by Sabrina Doyle published in the Canadian Medical Association (March 20, 2012, vol. 184. no. 5) talks about the era of black swans in medicine. Black Swan theory was developed by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. I find this article a bit funny because...