Archive for May, 2009
Friday, May 22nd, 2009 Posted in Profession, Public Interest | 3 Comments »
Merck are currently defending a civil suit filed by an Australian who suffered a heart attack in 2003 while on Vioxx, an anti-inflammatory. Merck has been strongly criticized for distorting ... Read more..
Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 Posted in Fun Stuff, Public Interest | 5 Comments »
Last week the eccentric genius Stephen Wolfram released his new intelligent search engine WolframAlpha. The idea is to provide a search engine that takes questions in ordinary language. The ever ... Read more..
Monday, May 11th, 2009 Posted in Profession, Public Interest | No Comments »
A few months ago I posted a query to anzstat about difficulties that I have found in providing expert witness advice to legal teams. Accoding to this Code of Conduct, ... Read more..
Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 Posted in Public Interest, Surveys and Sampling | 4 Comments »
There is something about the way real estate trends are reported that borders on the irresponsible. OK. Real estate is the single biggest exposure that Joe and Jill Average have to ... Read more..