How Claude Shannon Helped Kick-start Machine Learning

How Claude Shannon Helped Kick-start Machine Learning

Among the great engineers of the 20th century, who contributed the most to our 21st-century technologies? I say: Claude Shannon. Shannon is best known for establishing the field of information theory. In a 1948 paper, one of the greatest in the history of engineering, he came up with a way of measuring the information content … Read more

Seven years after it was launched, a SpaceX rocket is about to collide with the moon

Seven years after it was launched, a SpaceX rocket is about to collide with the moon

In a nutshell: One of Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets launched into space nearly seven years ago will crash into the moon in early March, experts say. It may not sound like a good thing, but the impact could offer some valuable scientific information. In February 2015, SpaceX launched its first interplanetary mission from Florida, sending … Read more

The Right Price – Healthcare Economist

The Right Price – Healthcare Economist

The book The Right Price: A Value-Based Prescription for Drug Costs is a fantastic book for individuals interested in understanding why value-based drug pricing makes sense. It is a bit more technical and more detailed than the average health policy book, but there are few formulas or detailed methodological explanations. Rather, the book provides a … Read more

You have less than 2 weeks to enroll in 2022 Marketplace health coverage

You have less than 2 weeks to enroll in 2022 Marketplace health coverage

Subscribe to get email (or text) updates with important deadline reminders, useful tips, and other information about your health insurance. Pick your state Select a stateAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingAmerican SamoaGuamNorthern Mariana IslandsPuerto RicoVirgin Islands Please choose a state. Get email updates Sorry, that email address is … Read more

As healthcare is modernized, cloud-based communication systems are taking over

As healthcare is modernized, cloud-based communication systems are taking over

But as operator problems leveled off and people became more familiar with the system, both IT and administrative staff saw an improvement in productivity. “Collaboration systems and software-based functionality offer great benefits,” says Taylor. “With this foundation, we can connect other communication technology. We have Webex and visual voicemail. We do not even need physical … Read more

Watch: Mesmerizing Short Film ‘Wake’ with a Score by Alaskan Tapes

Watch: Mesmerizing Short Film ‘Wake’ with a Score by Alaskan Tapes

Watch: Mesmerizing Short Film ‘Wake’ with a Score by Alaskan Tapes by Alex Billington January 25, 2022Source: Vimeo One day you will wake up. And you will not recognize where you are. You will need to find your way back. But can you? This entrancing short film is called Wake and it follows a husband’s … Read more