Jake Kantrowitz

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AI In Health Care Will Fail Without Proper Context

“As a jazz musician, you have individual power to create the sound. You also have a responsibility to function in the context of other people who have that power also.” – Wynton Marsalis<p>We’re at a tipping point in health technology. Vast resources of data have been unlocked through the transition …

Artificial Intelligence

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

To change the culture, start with clinical education

29 Shares<p>The hardest thing about medical school isn’t learning medicine. It isn’t the hours. It isn’t the tests. It’s that you sign away control over …

The Best Whiskeys In The World (From Countries Not Usually Associated With Whisky)

The world of whisk(e)y is huge. It might seem like Canada, the US, Ireland, Scotland, and Japan get all the acclaim when it comes to the aged spirit. But, there are many other countries slowly making a name for themselves in the whiskey industry. And getting to try delicious offerings from all …

Google’s New Algorithm Creates Original Articles From Your Content by @martinibuster

Google has published a new algorithm. It paraphrases your content to create brand new content.The post Google’s New Algorithm Creates Original …

Natural Language Processing

Introducing state of the art text classification with universal language models

This post is a lay-person’s introduction to our new paper, which shows how to classify documents automatically with both higher accuracy and less …

15 Gin Cocktails You’re Missing Out On

There’s nothing like a few cheeky gin cocktails to wet your whistle. These classic drinks are perfect for every season.<p><b>Gimlet</b><p>Say hello to the …

Recipes

AI detects stroke, dementia from brain scans

Artificial intelligence has been used to detect the most common causes of dementia and stroke -- small vessel damage, according to a study.

Google & Levi’s Jacquard jacket gets new Rideshare, Bose, and Places abilities

Google is today rolling out version 1.2 of its Jacquard app, bringing some really powerful new features to the company’s smart jacket. The jacket now has expanded functionality surrounding rideshare services, Bose headphones, and your current location…<p>The first of the new features is a new …

Hospitals can save billions by improving operational efficiencies; Qventus just raised millions to help

There’s about $140 billion lost every year in the U.S. healthcare system thanks to inefficient management of basic internal operations, according to a study from the Journal of the American Medical Association.<p>While there are many factors that contribute to the woeful state of healthcare in the …

Brace yourself: SuitX industrial exoskeletons amplify human strength

Bad back begone!<p>A startup called SuitX has begun selling exoskeletal outfits that give a boost to your back, legs and shoulders. It's not going to fulfill any adolescent fantasies of hulking mecha suits, but it is enough to help people hefting boxes and spending hours bent over on a manufacturing …

Robotics

Doctors in California Are Prescribing Food as Medicine, and It's Keeping Patients out of Hospitals

A California Senator launched the program after hearing that health care costs plunged by 55 percent for those who ate doctor-approved meals in a …

Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?

Scientists have launched two large studies to test a medical treatment that, if proven effective, could have an enormous impact on the leading cause of death in American hospitals.<p>The treatment is aimed at sepsis, a condition in which the body's inflammatory response rages out of control in …

Medicine

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?<p>During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology …

Health Care

Scalable and accurate deep learning with electronic health records

Altmetric: 837<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 08 May 2018<p>Alvin Rajkomar ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-5750-5016,<br>• Eyal Oren,<br>• Kai Chen,<br>• Andrew M. …

Machine Learning

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Google's deep learning system aims to tame electronic health records

Google is using a deep learning system to navigate electronic health records without the data wrangling.<p><i>Video: Google I/O: 5 lessons</i><p>Google is betting …

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

Cancer Vaccine With 97% Complete Response Rate In Mice Starts Human Trials

A new cancer vaccine trial is now underway, as of March 27th, that is fundamentally different from any cancer vaccine trial held until now. Not only …

Google's AI Has Learned to Become "Highly Aggressive" in Stressful Situations

Well, that's just great.<p>We've all seen the <i>Terminator</i> movies, and the apocalyptic nightmare that the self-aware AI system, Skynet, wrought upon …

Artificial Intelligence

Review: Yale’s Assure Lock SL is an awesome HomeKit-enabled smart lock with room to grow [Video]

When it comes to HomeKit devices, our own Zac Hall is the resident expert around these parts, but I’m doing my best to come up to speed with the plethora of options available. I recently took my first stab at installing a smart lock, the 3rd gen August Smart Lock, only to later find out that it …

With Medicare Support, Genetic Cancer Testing Goes Mainstream

This year, nearly 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. Most will find out in the usual way; after having tiny blobs of tissue slurped …

Cancer

The Machine Learning Reproducibility Crisis

I was recently chatting to a friend whose startup’s machine learning models were so disorganized it was causing serious problems as his team tried to …

Robots break new ground in construction industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, …

Tesla Model 3 review

The Model 3 doesn't just exceed expectations, it completely resets them.<p>The Model 3 doesn't just exceed expectations, it completely resets them.<p>The …

Here’s what needs to happen for digital health care information-sharing to actually become a successful reality

Aneesh Chopra outlines what’s still missing.<p><i>This is a contributed</i> <i>post</i> <i>b</i><i>y</i><i>Aneesh Chopra</i><i>, president of</i> <i>CareJourney</i> <i>and former U.S. chief technology officer in the Obama administration. It is in response to a</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>op-ed by Jared Kushner</i><i>, senior adviser to the U.S. president, and Seema Verma, administrator</i> …

As a smart-home war with Amazon looms, Nest releases its first new products since rejoining Google

A smart-home war between Amazon and Google is brewing.<p>Just weeks after Google announced that it would reabsorb Nest after years of independent operation, Amazon snatched up video doorbell maker Ring for a reported $1 billion. And that's not to mention the fact that Amazon won't be selling any of …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks Hit the Highway, but Not Local Roads

SAN FRANCISCO — More than a year after Uber’s self-driving trucks made their first commercial delivery — 2,000 cases of Budweiser beer on a 120-mile hop in Colorado — the company says it has taken its robot big rigs to the highways of Arizona.<p>Uber said on Tuesday that its self-driving trucks had …

Trucking

Washington state defies FCC to pass its own net neutrality law

When the Federal Communications Commission overturned net neutrality rules that ensured ISPs had to treat all websites and web services equally, it also decided that its own wishes should over-ride those of individual states. It included a provision that banned states from restoring consumer …

Net Neutrality