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If I had a billion dollars…

In an apparently recurring theme, my thoughts again are running to the incentives that drive human behavior, this time inspired by the recent news that the Russian billionaire Yuri Milner has established a new $3 Million Fundamental Physics Prize.  He’s … Continue reading

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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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