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?
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
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
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
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
The other day I had a meeting with an emergency medicine trainee who wanted to develop an app for his quality improvement project. I've known this guy for a while and I know that he's smart and motivated, however, he himself acknowledged that he misjudged the approach. There were things that he just didn't take … Continue reading why you should simplify your med tech idea
The author of this book, Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011 and is now the chairman of Alphabet, the parent company that owns Google. Alphabet was the biggest donor to Hillary Clinton's campaign and the author helped with her PR. He's also a software engineer who graduated from Princeton and … Continue reading Book suggestion: How Google Works
Machine learning is coming to medicine. Even though I am a fan of computing even I have been shocked at the speed of the advancement of machine learning in medicine. We can discuss the ethics, we can proclaim that it’s not fair, however, this will not change the fact that machine learning is coming. A … Continue reading 3 ways you can beat machine learning
The summer sun has brought the heat and I'm feeling it. The extra weight I put on over exam period aids in my overheating as I walk down the road and sit on the tube. It's been roughly a year since I and Shubz have been working on it and learning the framework Django as … Continue reading We got a minimum viable product out…. what did we learn?
We all have been there. We have all been at work and thought of an app idea that could improve a clinical outcome or make the work run smoother. So how do you go about it? The problem is that if you ask any clinician, chances are that they will have some form of app … Continue reading Got an app idea but can’t code? 5 areas to read up on