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Janus supercomputer bootcamp: December 5th

The upcoming Janus supercomputer AMC boot camp is Friday, December 5th @ 10am at Ed2 South L-28-2305.  The Janus supercomputer is a shared resource available to UCD researchers and students at no cost.  57 more words


"Myth of AI" [Jaron Lanier / edge.org]

Via Phil Ebersole:

Here an interesting 39 minute video by computer scientist (and writer etc) Jaron Lanier, that touches on the mixed feelings and confusion so many of us have about google/apple/facebook/amazon taking over such economic power — the feeling that something seems a little strange about the “new economy” where the best and brightest are all off to make cel phone apps, etc.  26 more words

Eye Benders wins The Royal Society's Young People's Book Prize...

A little while back in May, we wrote about Eye Benders:the science of seeing and believing – a book about optical illusions by Clive Gifford where our very own Professor Anil Seth, who is co-Director of the  233 more words


Can Film Show the Invisible by Christian Suhr and Rane Willerslev Discussion Questions

1. What do the authors mean when they say there’s “an invisible” that film can show?

They are discussing if observational films have the ability to show what we as viewers do not see, or the “invisible” of a person’s life. 450 more words


A Lesson In Clinical Decision Support: We Cannot Defeat Human Nature

      Our UCSF Clinical Informatics group met a few months ago with several representatives from a major Health IT vendor. The vendor, we’ll call them RxLabs, is a provider of pharmaceutical related knowledge in many domains, including decision support tools for the EHR. 325 more words


Effective IT Governance Needed for Successful Clinical Informatics Implementations

By Roger Kropf, PhD, and Guy Scalzi, MBA

Not having an IT governance process, or having one that never seriously involves clinicians and other stakeholders, is a big mistake. 429 more words

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