When it comes to writing I'm an old soul. I cut my teeth in the 80’s writing medical student H&Ps on an Apple SE. I sold my first Microsoft Word written freelance article in the early 90s. Some 225,000 words here on 33 charts and more. Hundreds of thousands of words. All Word. But over the past few months I've been writing on Ulysses, a plain-text writing ... Continue Reading about Why Ulysses is My New Writing Platform
While I haven't done much in the way of tech reviews, I started using a new computer bag that I love and I thought I'd share my thoughts. I recently picked up a Targus Revolution Ultrathin case. I stumbled on this bag at the airport recently and was drawn to its lean appearance and sturdy design. I had been using a Johnson & Murphy leather folio bag for my 13 ... Continue Reading about Review: Targus Revolution Ultra-Thin Case
The latest mobile app for doctors is Figure 1, which has been touted as ‘instragram for doctors.’ Figure 1 is a crowdsourced medical library that allows individuals to post clinical images from their mobile devices. The concept makes sense. Images in medicine represent a great way to teach and tell a story. But I’m bearish on Figure 1. Here’s why: Low ... Continue Reading about Figure 1 – A Safe App for Medical Images?
As part of my annual wrap-up, I’ve collected some of the more important posts that came out of 33 charts in 2012. I curated this list based on a number of factors including public dialog and importance to my direction of thinking. What Would Osler Think? This has evolved as key angle to some of my presentations. It's provocative angle has drawn consistent ... Continue Reading about 33 charts Greatest Hits of 2012
I recently read The Filter Bubble - What the Internet is hiding from you by Eli Pariser. As you’re probably aware, Google looks at your search history and takes it into consideration in subsequent queries. While over time our search becomes refined and personalized, Pariser argues that this happens at the expense of making our world view increasingly myopic. If ... Continue Reading about Book Notes: The Filter Bubble