As the public starts to become more and more aware of concepts like Blockchain, cryptocurrency and smart (insert word here), you may have become increasingly aware of the term smart contract. Last Sunday I coded my first smart contract, and this was pushed to my company’s server and is now active. Sound impressive? Well, it’s … Continue reading 4 Things You Should Know About Smart Contracts
As most of the regular readers know, I have moved from coding in a university to coding in a financial tech firm in central London. I used to think that I was a good programmer. However, industry has knocked some bad habits out of me that I didn't even know I had. It's not that … Continue reading 4 differences in coding from academia to industry
This weekend I attended the alternative careers for doctors conference organized and hosted by medic footprints in Covent Garden. My main talks were based on getting doctors to grips with the basics of coding, the anatomy of a website, and a small insight into machine learning. It had to be small because there is only … Continue reading Where is the Growing Med tech community going?
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have heard from TV, film, books, or the news that machine learning is making major advances and will be taking over many jobs in the not so distant future. The conversations I have with people who understand machine learning varies, however, people who don’t mainly fall … Continue reading 4 simple tricks to beat machine learning and AI
A week has gone by where I handed in my notice in A and E and started working in financial tech writing code and applying machine learning algorithms to data, as well as developing the web framework where users can apply for loans. So as many people speculate, yes, it is a lot different. Here's … Continue reading 3 differences: NHS to working in Fintech
I handed in my notice at the A and E where I work. I have taken a full-time position writing code for the financial tech company ASF. I've swapped the nights and weekends for Monday to Friday. So what am I actually doing? First of all, it's important to define financial tech. It's different from banking. … Continue reading I’m now in financial tech! So what do I do?
Disclaimer: As AI is changing rapidly and we are still finding novel applications at an alarming rate it’s worth noting the date in which this was written. Facts and opinions change quickly in this field at this time. Things are progressing. I find myself putting my math and coding to practice with my role at … Continue reading What is AI doing to the concept of intelligence?
In case you haven’t realized the internet is a big thing and loads of stuff happens on it. The reason why I’ve decided to write this post is that I have lost count at a number of doctors who have come to me stating that they want to build a website, only to reveal that … Continue reading Anatomy of a Website
First of all, I have to stress that this post does not teach you how to write object orientated code. It's to really give clinicians an idea of what is object orientated code, and how to think about the clinical situation in relation to this. As I've said before I am not a coding fanatic. … Continue reading Clinicians non-techie guide to object orientated programming
If you've pulled a long shift in an NHS hospital you would have recognized the wired call buttons that patients use. When it comes to clinicians innovating and using tech to optimise their own projects, they don't give these buzzers a second thought and I know why. They're clunky and they are a complete pain to … Continue reading wireless buttons that connect to the internet are a cheap reality! Thanks Amazon