You’ve been exposed to coding! Here’s 3 tips to keep it moving.

Today I was running an introduction to coding workshop at the GP trainee conference in the Oval London. I love teaching medics how to code. The smile you see on some of their faces when they realize that solving a problem with code is possible, once you've broken down the solution step by step. Getting … Continue reading You’ve been exposed to coding! Here’s 3 tips to keep it moving.

3 concepts clinicians should understand about the raspberry pi

It's a well-known fact that tech is getting cheaper, but for most people, this doesn't mean much. It means browsing the internet and checking emails on a slimmer laptop, using fancier, simpler interfaces, and not having to know any of the workings under the hood of a computer. Don't get me wrong, I'm not one … Continue reading 3 concepts clinicians should understand about the raspberry pi

4 Things clinicians should know about Blockchain technology

I first came across the concept of Blockchain one and a half years ago when I heard about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. At the time there were talks about regulating big bank notes in India, and China was increasing restrictions on getting money out of the country. Bitcoin is a decentralized currency, where transactions bypassed banks. … Continue reading 4 Things clinicians should know about Blockchain technology

4 things clinicians should know about machine learning

Machine learning is changing the world, there is no doubt about this. Despite the fact that the NHS is famous for being backward in its tech, it's only a matter of time before it adopts machine learning. The reception machine learning gets from clinicians is mixed. There is a palpable fear amongst some of them. From time … Continue reading 4 things clinicians should know about machine learning

3 actions clinicians need to do when considering their tech idea

This week has been intense. I have been getting to grips with the code of the central London financial tech firm during the week, and I have been polishing off my MSc surgical robotics project for a presentation. Luckily the financial area of the city has a 24 hour printing company, and I found myself … Continue reading 3 actions clinicians need to do when considering their tech idea