Tag Archives: big data


With Latest Tech, Can Doctors Treat Us Before We Fall Sick?

Even now I can see Dr. Hingorani telling my mother that her boy has chronic hypertension and feel the embarrassment of seeing tears well up in her eyes. More than 16... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/16/13

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Oversubscribed Five-to-One, FutureMed Adds November Date in San Diego

Singularity University’s FutureMed continues to be a hot ticket. Following the successful (and sold out) February program pictured above, the organizers of FutureMed... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/17/13

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A Million Smartphones Will Drive Biggest Heart Health Study in History

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are recruiting a million participants to join a decade long heart health study. The enabling factor?... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/3/13

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Sensors in Smartphones: Galaxy S4 Adds Pressure, Temperature, and Humidity Sensors

Samsung recently launched their latest salvo in the smartphone wars, the Galaxy S4. Most tech writers couldn't decide whether they’d rather be bored by the phone or pan... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/1/13

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It’s a Wrap: Highlights of Singularity University’s FutureMed 2013

FutureMed 2013 officially came to a close Saturday night. The week brought a compelling glimpse of the future of medicine and healthcare from some of the brightest minds in... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/12/13

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Can Twitter Tell You When to Buy and When to Sell?

There are two central drivers of stock price demand—fundamentals (sales, revenues, profits, etc.) and how investors feel about fundamentals (sentiment). Sentiment tends... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/29/13

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Australian Outback Launches Fastest Radio Telescope in the World

Radio telescopes have been sifting the stars since 1937. Most slowly scan a small percent of the sky. But that’s about to change. A new radio telescope will be the... more

Written By: | Posted: 12/3/12


Nate Silver and Political Data: Every One of His State-level Presidential Predictions Proved True

For the last few months, the political pundit class has been at war with NYT/FiveThirtyEight blogger Nate Silver.  Joe Scarborough of MSNBC called him a “joke,” while... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/8/12

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