I speak to a lot of people about AI. About the possibilities for healthcare, the limitations, the tools, and how the Cloud providers help us quickly build models. I decided to explore what it takes to build, train and publish a simple AI model to predict a patient’s insurance charges. In this 5 minute video, I explore how to create a simple ‘cost of care’ prediction model and gain experience with TensorFlow, Google’s open source software library for machine learning with particular focus on training of deep neural networks. I decided to explore the steps that it takes to go from zero to a fully trained published model. In this 5 minute video I’ll show you the steps I had to take to create a blueprint for further investigation.Read more
Today is a momentous occasion. At 7.30GMT, the retired maintenance manager Brian Pinker, 82, became the first patient to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The first vaccine that doesn’t require super-cold storage. The ‘2020 BC epoch’, as I like to call it (Before-COVID), showed how predictions are often wildly inaccurate, and subject to different realities yet to be imagined. But, in a 2021 AC era (After-COVID), with vaccines being rolled out across the UK, I feel confident enough to make a few predictions about what the rest of 2021 has install for us.
My only disclaimer is these are my thoughts, and I reserve the right to change them. But, perhaps, just perhaps, you might be bold enough to wager a few Bitcoins that I might indeed be right. Bitcoin is currently trading at a record high of $33,562 so my first prediction is it will only go down. Sorry about that. But with that disclaimer out of the way, here are my top ideas for 2021 AC.Read more