The next AI Hype

Seriously I don’t know. I am glad that I don’t get pitched for the next “product optimisers” or the new convolution algorithm or something thereof. Here’s something interesting: 1.Machine intelligence in general, a category that includes e.g. hypothetical super-intelligent machines, hypothetical machines based on technologies not yet invented, and robots from science fiction 2. A […]

Pandemic Response for Telehealth

From HBR: Telehealth has increased access to care in three ways: First, consumers and patients can get the care they need at their convenience in their home or community. Second, highly trained specialists — including neurologists, intensivists, neonatologists, and oncologists who previously never would have been able to treat patients in remote areas — are now only […]

AI based recommendations

I am not sure about the merits of the “research” required for “sampling” and basing off the “recommendations” but I can foresee when I’d be forced to deliberate to choose from AI based recommendations for a surgical approach versus using my own clinical judgement. This is a peculiar situation for most of us. The linked […]

IBM Watson: RIP

Laura Cooper and Cara Lombardo write for WSJ: International Business Machines Corp. IBM -1.44% is exploring a potential sale of its IBM Watson Health business, according to people familiar with the matter, as the technology giant’s new chief executive moves to streamline the company and become more competitive in cloud computing. IBM is studying alternatives for the unit that […]

Lessons from Europe

I won’t start with the jokes around GDPR and how the regulatory framework was outdated even before the ink dried on the legislation. Even if you give people the “choices”, the default options win because the incumbent has a productivity moat. For example, search engines. Google dominates the search because it is effective. I have […]