Actually, I rather suspect that doctors are just getting smarter about what they write on charts. The surgeons I know are as crass as ever.
This LinkFest has been delayed three weeks. I had better publish it before the election and everything gets falsified! Divided by meaning A great piece on how Americans are divided by their attachments to hearth and home, or the lack thereof. Fascinating to me, since by education and career, I
April Fool's Edition The CDC is trying to make 86 million Americans sick I've long thought the pre-diabetes thing was a bit foolish. While it is a good thing to be able to quantitate, if you don't understand what you are doing it can make you far too certain. Pre-diabetes
Ways to think about machine learning I've been a skeptic about artificial intelligence in general, and a critic of the ways the actual technology has been hyped. This is a pretty reasonable take from someone who is willing to invest a lot of money in machine learning. Machine learning is