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
I’m talking about Google. Why? It’s a big part of our lives. Deep Mind is venturing into the medical analytics and diagnostics field and no doubt you and most of your patients have used Google to expand your knowledge and get a snapshot of what’s happening in the world around a particular topic. Google has … Continue reading 4 things clinicians should know about Google
Sorry, there’s been a delay in content. I have had to hand in my MSc thesis. If you want to see the details of this check out the following Vlog video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0RTnK3dU7M&t=1s Recently I attended a med tech event hosted in Amazon’s headquarters. The event was for clinicians who had started up tech companies solving … Continue reading 3 companies that clinical developers should check out
In my late teens and early 20s, I used to be fiercely left wing. I attended marches for the NHS, met up with the local socialist student group at my university, and sold the paper, the socialist. Whilst other students were enjoying the weekends I was spending mine manning a socialist stall on the street … Continue reading Society at large will not support your innovation, don’t let that stop you.