A fascinating read from a mathematician! By highlighting the contextual aspect of the papers in a readable format, helps to deliver meaning quickly. However, there has to be a workflow (and a network effect of the community) to surface content quickly. What does this have to do with blogging? Blogging is a public act. Anyone … Continue reading Blogging: Why I Keep a Research Blog
Month: February 2020
Research: Why the foundations of physics have not progressed for 40 years
It is instructive to read this to understand where the research has floundered for radiobiology (emphasis mine) The major cause of this stagnation is that physics has changed, but physicists have not changed their methods. As physics has progressed, the foundations have become increasingly harder to probe by experiment. Technological advances have not kept size … Continue reading Research: Why the foundations of physics have not progressed for 40 years
Experience: There is no easy way to reform our institutions
One of the significant limitations of newspaper columns is that it over-generalises. Partly due to lack of space or substance or partly because of the readership that wouldn't engage with a deep dive of issues. Most of us would probably prefer a surgeon who has done thousands of operations to one who has performed … Continue reading Experience: There is no easy way to reform our institutions
Technology in perspective: Why breakout consumer tech hits have become harder to find?
By the time you'd read it, the most prominent technology show would have ended, and you'd forget about the news cycle and the hype. It is a marketing paradise where the "trends" are defined by how much the online publications are willing to give it traction. Virtual reality was supposed to be the next big … Continue reading Technology in perspective: Why breakout consumer tech hits have become harder to find?
Health Technology Assessment
This blog post is one among the rolling ideas on how hospitals have invested in health technology and their assessments. Most hospitals bring in an "executive" mindset to technology (e.g. CT Scanners/MR machines, etc.). Quantum of patients done versus reporting parameters Vendors who sell "software enhancements" piecemeal. Updates, if any, are usually tied to incremental … Continue reading Health Technology Assessment