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The purveyor of completely wrong data since .... since he started, Ferguson you hypocrite.

Update: 07.06.2021
Head of the NHS agrees with me

Covid modelling has been crude and unreliable, NHS leaders warn
Government urged against using the models to decide whether to lift the remaining lockdown restrictions on June 21
Since writing the original article, a new insight into this mess was published. Please take a read.
The Failure of Imperial College Modeling Is Far Worse than We Knew
“Just over one year ago, the epidemiology modeling of Neil Ferguson and Imperial College played a preeminent role in shutting down most of the world. The exaggerated forecasts of this modeling team are now impossible to downplay or deny, and extend to almost every country on earth. Indeed, they...

The original article starts here.

Home - Professor Neil Ferguson
My research aims to improve understanding of the epidemiological factors and population processes shaping infectious disease spread in hu

They had to call in the god of programming to fix Mr Ferguson’s less-than-acceptable codebase. I wonder who could have that kind of reach?

Codecheck confirms reproducibility of COVID-19 model results | Imperial News | Imperial College London
Imperial’s COVID-19 Response Team has published the script to reproduce its high-profile 16 March coronavirus report, as it passes a codecheck.
This is the COVID-19 CovidSim microsimulation model developed by the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis hosted at Imperial College, London. - mrc-ide/covid-sim

lol even hacker-news was somewhat interested, and of course the diversity of discourse is stimulating as ever

Analysis of the Imperial College Epidemiological Model | Hacker News

As it turns out one of the major backers at the imperial college is none other than the word famous tax-free-eugenicist-organizations-with-deep-pockets staging themselves as a philanthropist an organization

imagine having your code fixed by John Carmak.. and him saying very diplomatically that it "was not too bad"... if you have ever had a code review that means "like wtf did i just look at" and when its a release and not the entire old code-base but rather only the newly refactord one should give you a hint it was terrible.

Imperial College London - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
$14.5m Gates Foundation grant to help improve global healthcare | Imperial News | Imperial College London
A $14.5m grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will help an Imperial group improve and expand healthcare access in developing countries.

This same pillar of authority breaks his own rules

Exclusive: Government scientist Neil Ferguson resigns after breaking lockdown rules to meet his married lover
Prof Ferguson allowed the woman to visit him at home during the lockdown while lecturing the public on the need for strict social distancing

Wonderful guy

How ‘Professor Lockdown’ helped save tens of thousands of lives worldwide — and carried COVID-19 into Downing Street
Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London has exerted titanic influence on how governments around the world are handling the coronavirus.

as always, all official all on target

Covid-19: Modelling the pandemic - The BMJ
Several predictions made by experts ahead of the UK-wide lockdown in March are confirmed in a detailed re-analysis of the data. The authors explain the background to their research When [...]More...