Monthly Archives: July 2012

Motivating a challenge

In my previous post I introduced the Breast Cancer Challenge Sage is hosting to build predictive models of the disease.  The initial conception of this project was as a winner take all competition, with a clear scoring method and single … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Predictive Modeling Challenge

Way back at the Sage Congress in April, Sage Bionetworks and DREAM announced a jointly sponsored modeling challenge.  The basic idea behind this effort is to try to catalyze better understanding of the disease by framing a scientific challenge for … Continue reading

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Meltdown in the Cloud

One of the perks for working for a small non-profit is that we can decide to do simply do things that large companies never would.  This week, Sage Bionetworks is completely closed, with a week-long summer vacation as our bonus … Continue reading

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