Twitter meltdown

The "liberal press" has indeed had a meltdown since Musk took over. Here's a very well written argument on Financial Times: The real reason to get off Twitter | Financial Times So no, Twitter isn’t vapid. Nor are the other criticisms of it much fairer. There are some spiteful users, true, but the taunts of … Continue reading Twitter meltdown

Brachytherapy Resurgence?

Consider this editorial: Brachytherapy for the future - Jackson - 2022 - Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology - Wiley Online Library The paper is written with the implicit assumption that more brachytherapy exposure and competence is a good thing for all trainees, but this might not be the case. Most trainees will not … Continue reading Brachytherapy Resurgence?

Accessing health information

A plug for subscription: Giving patients good health information isn't profitable—but soon it will be It's tough to remember, but ten years ago nobody paid for information on the internet. If you pulled out your credit card in front of your computer it was because you were buying something physical. But these days we're all … Continue reading Accessing health information

Choosing your chat application

Hypothetically, a new user buys a "smart-phone". How does the user navigate through the options? The individual might stumble on this chart: Let's ignore the Chinese applications, because the users have no real choices. This eliminates atleast four applications (WeChat leading the pack). Telegram is up against the Meta family of applications and to my … Continue reading Choosing your chat application

A little peek into Supply Chains

The authors propose a radical change to existing supply chains of the semiconductors. As again, the focus here is not the actual supply change themselves but a little understanding of how bottlenecks evolve. Fixing the U.S. Semiconductor Supply Chain The vast majority of semiconductor fabs are located in Taiwan, mainland China, and South Korea. The … Continue reading A little peek into Supply Chains