Doctors add a dose of medical insight to FT coronavirus hackathon

Financial Times has been sparse on the details of the app mentioned herein. however, one thing that caught my eye (and emphasis is mine): Mr Datoo’s team, comprising colleagues from D2, University of Surrey academics and KroniKare, worked on a health monitoring app called OUALD (“opening up after lockdown”) for use in buildings where many […]

Apple Healthcare: The Next Processor Change is Within ARMs Reach

I had written about Apple’s healthos (which got a lot of traction on the net. While there are several write-ups trying to dissect the issue in inane detail, I am highlighting a pertinent issue from one of the Reddit posts. I rarely link there (as they can get taken down); however, this merits a wider […]

Artificial intelligence and its limits – An understanding of AI’s limitations is starting to sink in

Are we reaching the “AI Winter” or end of the “hype cycle”? As the write up argues (well), that much of the debate around the AI/machine learning and pattern recognition was driven by the investor “hype cycle” and their echo chambers. For context, I tried to filter out the “tweets” and I only came across […]

Twitter in academia: Does Tweeting Improve Citations? One-Year Results from the TSSMN Prospective Randomized Trial

I am not a “tremendous fan” of Twitter for its platform where a majority of “users” are bots. It is relatively simple to create one and then push out whatever content has to be done. This study joins the rank of another statistical mumbo jumbo about the impact of Twitter on “research”. Tweeting about it […]

Telemedicine: Future depends on how telecommuting is accepted

This has a fascinating insight into telecommuting. There are several “outliers” that don’t herald a trend but merit consideration. I feel that in the long term, hospitals would feel compelled to offer “teleconsultations” (especially if they check the thorny issues of payments and insurance payouts). It could be possible for, say, pathologists to interpret the […]