It’s a matter of philosophy

GlaxoSmithKline employs philosophers to organize data for drug development, production and safety, calling on their ability to conceptually analyze a problem, compare large systems, develop ontologies, break things down, and determine likely outcomes.

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One Response to It’s a matter of philosophy

  1. cantueso says:

    !!
    … in addition to a pretty good PR department.

    This was a real shock for me to read. I once worked for one of those big pharma companies as a translator. On my floor there were some 20 offices. In each office there was a PhD medic shifting papers and taking orders.

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