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Hello friends,This week's podcast episode is with Professor Neil Sebire—possibly one of the most interesting people I've met. He's a Professor of…
Hello friends,What can 2 million retinal images and a machine-learning algorithm achieve? Early-detection of Alzheimers—at least that's what Dr…
Hello friends,The black swan theory is a metaphor that describes an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately…
As Mongol-leader Hulagu Khan prepared to attack and raze Baghdad, its residents were embroiled in pointless debate.Is a crow halal? How many angels can…
Hello friends,How did the UK make the decision to go into lockdown?On this week's podcast, I spoke to Dr James Hay — a computational epidemiologist at…
Hello friends,I came across this quote whilst reading Elon Musk's biography—Around 2010, Peter Thiel, the PayPal cofounder and early Facebook investor…
Hello friends,Students today are educated in 'collecting dots'. Almost none of it spent teaching them the skills necessary to connect dots. The magic of…
Hello friends,Loonshot: a wild dream with practically no chance of real success
Hello friends,Eventually, doctors will adopt AI and algorithms as their work partners. This levelling of the medical knowledge landscape will ultimately…
Hello friends,This week, I spoke to an astronaut.
Hello friends,I want to share what I've learnt about ruining someone's life. Specifically, I want to tell you how to convince someone to ruin their own…