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‘I Wanted Clarity for My Own Sake‪’‬ Firewall

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Data scientist Youyang Gu, who knew so little about infectious disease that he “had to Google the word ‘epidemiology,’” built the most accurate model for predicting Covid deaths by using only one input source: Previous Covid deaths. He explains to Bradley the power of ignoring the “cool factor” of experts and complex data and letting the numbers tell their story.

Data scientist Youyang Gu, who knew so little about infectious disease that he “had to Google the word ‘epidemiology,’” built the most accurate model for predicting Covid deaths by using only one input source: Previous Covid deaths. He explains to Bradley the power of ignoring the “cool factor” of experts and complex data and letting the numbers tell their story.

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