Posts Tagged ‘Google’

What a Tangled Web We Weave

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018 by admin

The poem Marmion was written by Sir Walter Scott and published in 1808. It is a story of lust, forgery, treason and […]

Google Meets Breast Cancer Challenge

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Four years ago Google bought a British artificial intelligence (AI) company called DeepMind for half a billion US dollars. The founders studied […]

POCUS Gathers Momentum

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

In the past week two companies – Hologic from the USA and Healcerion from South Korea – have announced FDA […]

Not Just Moonshots

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

The term “moonshot” was coined by Google X, the secret research division at Alphabet, to describe a technology with three attributes: groundbreaking; […]

Google to the Rescue

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Five years ago I wrote a blog on the origins of Google, a story about two computer science students at […]

Publish versus Patent

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

On 5 January 2015 a small company called TiaLinx put out a press release in which it announced the development of a scanner to […]

Implications of Apple vs Samsung

Posted on: December 18th, 2015 by admin

Having agreed to pay Apple more than half a billion dollars in damages for patent infringement, Samsung earlier this week […]

What’s in a Name?

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

In Romeo & Juliet, William Shakespeare’s lyrical play set in Verona, Juliet Capulet says to Romeo Montague: “What’s in a name? That which we call […]

Ultrasound at Your Fingertips

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 by admin 3 Comments

Ronald Schutz is a cardiologist in Portland, Oregon who was inspired by the sensori-motor homunculus – the little man inside our brain with large gracile […]

The Web as a Research Tool

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

Last month the prestigious journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, published a paper in which the opening sentence of the abstract stated, “We […]