IT Security Healthcare: A Ransomware Attack Has Struck a Major US Hospital Chain

There is a major industry tracking the ransomware across the world now and some are offering “intelligence feeds” and “threat detection” services. Some organisations have jumped in the game for the AI based detection. Unarguably, no one wants to be thrown out of the gear. The article, from Wired, offers little in terms of attack […]

Web Scraping: How we learnt to stop worrying and love web scraping

There has been a lot of bad blood between the website owners and those who just scrape. I remember the time when there were automated tools for the Firefox browser to just scrape and compare the webpage for any subsequent changes. Those were good times, and it predates the RSS feeds. However, as the CSS […]

Is regulation killing the medical software innovation?

Once in a while, I stumble on interesting blog posts (either on Twitter) or through recommendations from a community powered website. It merits a deep consideration and often requires a thorough analysis in the ideas. I have been writing on the open source and forks and the stupid copyright licenses that accompany them. You just […]

How Reading Papers Helps You Be a More Effective Data Scientist

This approach is highly recommended. I prefer a different way- I usually focus on systematic reviews and discussions to substantiate the key giveaways. I summarise most of the articles I come across and skim through the title ideas. Oh well, I use AI to speed up and automate my workflows. How to read papers? A […]

Software Forks

Complex software prevents it’s “forking”. There are times when the end users may not be happy about a project’s direction and may need to “fork” it. There are various onerous licensing systems too which require deft navigation. Why are they important for AI/Healthcare or any of the myriad issues I have been covering here? It […]