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Letter to The Times, Prof Harold Thimbleby (@SwanseaUni) on driverless cars, health IT & safety

Prof Harold Thimbleby has had a letter published in The Times today (10 February 2015) on page 29 of the printed paper. Below is a photograph of the letter and further down is a transcript of the text. 556 more words

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Crazy Footage of Taiwanese Plane Crash

As far as real life footage goes, this is crazy.

What is equally crazy is the integration of cameras into dashboards. On the one hand, the practical implications of cameras in police cars seems logical for the purposes of keeping an unbiased account of incidents involving the police. 148 more words


[Edinburgh] Royal College of Physicians, Edin: The challenge of computerisation in hospitals “first do less harm”

CHI+MED’s Prof Harold Thimbleby from Swansea University is participating in this event which is taking place, in Edinburgh, at the RCPE on 16 February 2015, and is free and open to all. 330 more words

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I Have a Confession to Make #3

I have a confession to make…

I notice many things but say very little about it…Sometimes…

I have a confession to make…

I think about life and death.  299 more words


I Completely Misjudged Him

I’ve made a mistake about someone, a quick and false judgement about them that I may have some small regrets about.  As I was single and keeping an open mind, I met a guy that did not seem like my type at all.   281 more words