Monthly Archives: February 2013

Augmented Reality Chipset for Mobile devices.

German AR firm, Metaio develops chipset to improve augmented Reality (AR) prerformance in mobile devices. Interesting possibilities as AR could well become a standard feature for the next generation of smart devices. Article here, Video here (Tech Crunch) Advertisements

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The Invisible Gorilla applies to specialists – kinda scary.

The invisible gorilla study shows that, if we are paying very close attention to one thing, we often fail to notice other things in our field of vision—even very obvious things. Three psychological scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston wondered if … Continue reading

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IBM’s Watson takes on lung cancer.

It looks as though they were able to extract the logic tree built by the larger Watson system and run it on a smaller devices, as there is now a Watson tablet and computer app doctors can use to help … Continue reading

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Analog Discipline

Bryan Vartabedian, MD – at 33 charts writes… This story by Iltifat Hussain over at iMedicalApps is worth a peek.  Apparently he had given his medical student brother an iPad for his clinical clerkships.  He went on to receive an unfavorable evaluation by … Continue reading

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What is Meaningful Use?

It’s been bothering me that I really don’t have a simple understanding of what Meaningful Use is as related to the HITECH* Act. I did some digging and distilling, and here are the highlights. The HITECH Act, says health care … Continue reading

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