Does the world seem like it's burning? When you scroll through your social media, do you feel like things are getting worse? Are there times when your social media feed is filled with anger, hate and despair? Have you you felt the need, or seen another person, crusade on social media trying to stoke up … Continue reading How AI is Manipulating You
Google’s app Streams shows that the NHS is damaging its future
A couple of years ago, a Google company Deepmind worked with the Royal Free Hospital to produce an app for managing acute kidney injury. At the time I was working, and sitting exams so I never really gave it much thought. Somebody in the A and E where I was working told me that they … Continue reading Google’s app Streams shows that the NHS is damaging its future
Tech is it’s own speciality, clinicians “dipping into tech” is not effective
Over the last couple of days I have been speaking to clinicians who have ideas for tech. They want to see clinicians lead tech innovation and they want to see more of it. Sound exciting right? However, there seems to be a naive way of looking at tech. There are clinicians out there who want … Continue reading Tech is it’s own speciality, clinicians “dipping into tech” is not effective
Increasing computational power empowers clinicians
I love this time of year. The air is sharp and fresh enough to perk me up in the morning. I find myself being able to reset my body clock from the 3am internet addiction. A lot has happened over the past couple of months. The MSc is now in full swing and the more and … Continue reading Increasing computational power empowers clinicians
How much is your idea worth?
If you're a clinician there is no doubt that you've spotted a problem and thought of a possible solution. This is having an idea, but how much is it worth? In my previous posts, I have been a little flat with the value of ideas, I've generally said that they are not worth much. If … Continue reading How much is your idea worth?
Yes but a computer won’t insert the line
Although the night team has been functioning like a well-oiled machine, the summer heat combined with the constant stream of patients has resulted in two very long nights. Amongst the chaos of resus a reg was trying to insert a central line which was guided by ultrasound. Ever since I saw conservation of momentum used … Continue reading Yes but a computer won’t insert the line