James Littlejohn – Keeping computations honest @ Ethereum Meetup Edinburgh

Why try to keep computations honest? Governance and computers (either human or mechanical - before there were mechanical computers, people did the job of calculation for mathematics and engineering) are required for democracy - eg counting votes. How can you "bring computations to the data"? In the case of Google (one of the world's leading …

My USA Emergency Department Experience and the American Healthcare System

Last week I spent an evening shadowing in a small local Emergency Department (ED) with Mike Shear, MD. Mike is an Attending Physician with an interesting background - he did his undergrad studies in electrical and computer engineering, before moving into medicine and is quite passionate about medical informatics and good quality data recording. Before talking about …

Week 7 Review: Valuing, Selling, MFA and Burlington. Babson College, Boston. 23th – 29nd October

This week there was a theme to Prof Les Charm's lectures - how to value a company. On Monday we looked at a case study called "Paint Pen" where we had to 1) create a cash flow sheet from the balance sheet and the income statement and 2) value the same company based on the …

Week 6 Review: Babson College, Boston. 16th – 22nd October

This week started off with Monday free from classes, so I took an opportunity to get a tour of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP), having met someone who worked there at the Hubweek Mass Challenge Pulse event. I'm planning to publish an article I've written about the Opioid and Homelessness Problems in Boston …