Friday, May 20, 2022
Dr. David Vickers has 16 years of experience in infectious disease epidemiology in both academic and public sectors. He has a PhD from the University of Saskatchewan and currently works at the University of Calgary, jointly, as an epidemiologist and statistical associate. His views are his own.

My Recent Posts

What we forgot about the Spanish flu

“Progress depends on retentiveness. hen experience is not retained, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George...

Member Posts

Censorship abounds

Most of you are likely aware that the large media companies, including the social media giants, have taken certain positions on issues such as...

Numbers are shifting

This chart featured at the top of Lee Hunt's latest article shows very interesting data coming out of Ontario. If the VE for severe...
Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’

Message from the Precedent

I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking...

The Human-Machine Partnership

I wanted to share an article I posted a while ago on LinkedIn. It was mostly relevant to geoscience data, which is what I...

Howdy from CowTown!

Thanks to Rob Driscoll for roping me into the BIG Media members club! Looking forward to participating in this exciting learning forum. Keeping it...

BIG welcome

Hello BIG Media members! In this section, I encourage you to share your insights and stories that are relevant and respectful to fellow members....

BIG Exclusives

Policies that took energy security for granted have put much of the world in a tough spot

Not too many years ago in the late 20th century, governments were really focused on energy security. They realized that cheap, abundant, and reliable...

Fracking 101: Just the fracts

When I graduated from university and started my job at Shell Canada as an interpreter, I was trained on the basics of the petroleum...