Lately, rather than talking about AI day and night, everyone is talking about two particular AI applications: ChatGPT and Dall.e-2. If you haven’t heard about them, here’s the basic pitch: ChatGPT is basically a super-charged chatbot. You talk to it, it tells you stuff. It has been “trained” with a billion bazillion pieces of info […]
Wait, Are Those Real People? Heading to HLTH
The Arc of Digital Health is Long, But it Bends Toward Adoption, Hopefully.
Digital Health* – From Zero to Hero to ??
I had the pleasure of keynoting the recent UCLA Medtech Partnering Conference, where they asked me to speak on digital health,* and particularly its current state and where I see the opportunities and challenges over the next few years. I was happy to speak at this conference in part because it creates a forum to […]
When Life Imitates Art Imitates Digital Health
You know how they say life imitates art and, also that art imitates life? Well, I have recently seen a great example of both: the Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up” demonstrates this concept to perfection. For those who haven’t seen the movie, it’s about what might happen if a giant asteroid were headed towards the […]
It Has Technology And Stuff – Are We Done Saying Digital Health Yet?
Black Swan or Ugly Duckling?
Data: Exhaust or Exhausting? A Rant
I got an email this week from a smart and well-meaning entrepreneur. Despite the entrepreneur’s fine personal qualities, the email’s first paragraph had a total of 6 lines and in those 6 lines, it featured the word data 13 times. In other words, this email was beating the previously set world email record of using […]
Latest from the Tech Tonics Podcast: Griffin Weber: Bringing Clinical Sense & Sensibility to Healthcare Data
Inspired by health technology from the age of five, Griffin Weber has pursued this passion both doggedly and joyfully. Now an associate professor of medicine and bioinformaticist at Harvard, Griffin spends his days doing what he loves, leveraging technology to pragmatically improve the health and the care of patients. Griffin grew up in Virginia, the […]
Latest from Tech Tonics: Takeda’s Ariel Dowling: An Engineer With A Passion For Digital Health
A Jersey girl drawn first captivated by engineering while in college at Dartmouth, Ariel Dowling went on to pursue her PhD at Stanford, exploring the use of wearables to anticipate and prevent knee injuries. After several experiences at tech-focused startups, Ariel has more recently found a home — and a calling — as a digital […]
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