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Thoughts on "Hello Doctor" CEO's Talk at Platform Houston

I just returned from a talk by Maayan Cohen, CEO of Hello Doctor. Hello Doctor is an app that uses OCR to digitize patients’ medical documents (lab & radiology results, H&Ps, progress notes, etc.), storing them locally on their mobile devices as well as in the cloud (everything is encrypted). 457 more words

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NSA targets college students to fill cyber professionals shortage

In response to a shortage of cyber professionals in the U.S., the National Security Administration is reaching out to a younger crowd: college students.

Beginning in 2012, the NSA started its… 822 more words


Hackathons for Newbies

This past weekend, I participated in a hackathon for the very first time. Several of my coworkers, friends, and I teamed up for the AngelHack… 641 more words


Optical Cables, from Thin Air!

It’s a project that would make Tesla proud. Just imagine being able to instantaneously run an optical cable or fiber to any point on earth, or even into space. 867 more words


Rethinking Math Education: Replacing Calculus with Statistics and Computer Science

One day something occurred to me: Calculus was not only something that I couldn’t do; it was also something that I couldn’t even describe. I couldn’t even tell you why you might want to learn it in the first place – other than the vague notion that “engineers” and “scientists” use it. 466 more words