Insuretech adoption success

I read a great article on the Daily Fintech by Stephen Goldsteintalking about the relationship between Insuretech and Insurancecompanies and the impediments to a culture of innovation. In essence,Insurance can gain competitive advantage by providing a service thatis more and more tailored to customer experience.The real impediment to furthering innovation in the industry is astrong aversion […]

Calculate average ranking in R

Here is short post to describe how to calculate the average rank from a set of multiple ranks listed in different data.frames in R. This is a fairly straightforward procedure, however, it took me more time than I anticipated to make this work. To begin with, let's create a set of data.frames with and randomly […]

Be pragmatic about your choice of laptop in Bioinformatics

Recently I have been familiarising myself with analysing microarray data in R.  Statistics and Analysis for Microarrays Using R and Bioconductor by Sorin Draghici is proving to be indispensible in guiding me through retrieving microarray data from the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO), performing typical quality control on samples and  normalizing expression data over multiple samples. As an […]