Reblogged from my previous post on the Community Medicine Education Blog, as a part of the new series where I go about de-mystifying stuff that confuses… mainly me! Of late, in all our Journal Clubs, design effect seems to get a lot of attention, so much so, that there has been talks of having a … Continue reading A Lexicon for Public Health Students: The Design Effect
With an innovative move to have open peer review of submissions to the IJMI on the G+ community (closed and available only to the members of the group, who are invited by the Moderator/Editor of the Group), they have broken new ground. Now open peer review is nothing new. The BMJ has, amongst many other … Continue reading Social Peer Review: The IJMI Breaks New Ground
This is a new series of posts in which I intend to de-mystify some concepts that are largely confusing (to me) and try to come up with some simple, sticks-to-memory explanation for the same. I may make mistakes in unearthing these concepts since I a myself learning more about these, so do be kind in … Continue reading A Lexicon for Public Health Students: Hobson’s Choice
In an announcement in the Official Google Enterprise Blog, it was revealed that the Google Apps free version is no no longer available. While I always thought that this was a possibility, I never really thought that Google would kill the whole program! I use Google apps for a number of domains, like, http://pranab.in, http://scepticemia.com, … Continue reading Google Kills Free Google Apps: I am worried!
This was a write-up I did for an assignment as part of my Residency training. We have such “informally formal” assignments which are assigned to us in course of the intra-departmental seminars. Now there may well be a lot of mistakes in this (it is supposed to be a primer for me actually!) so please … Continue reading Social Exclusion and Inclusion: A Primer