Archive for March, 2015

Google Flu Trends’ Failure Shows Good Data > Big Data by Kaiser Fung

In their best-selling 2013 book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, authors Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier selected Google Flu Trends (GFT) as the lede of chapter one. They explained how Google’s algorithm mined five years of web logs, containing hundreds of billions of searches, and created a […]

Difference Between Bioidentical Versus Synthetic Hormones

First, as to the question of whether compounding pharmacies are using the same substance as the ethical pharmacy industry, it is easy to search the Internet for “difference between synthetic and natural hormones” and find hundreds of web pages that explain the difference. Here is how describes it: “The difference between bioidentical hormones and […]