From time to time, it's nice to rediscover I'm not the only cynic in the room. So I was obviously relieved to see a couple of criticisms of the latest orthodoxy about the future practice of medicine. The question is: Is the Precision Medicine Initiative the real deal or just another government gamble on the ponies?
When Jay Zuerndorfer, a student researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) received the opportunity to develop an application for Google Glass it was like a dream come true. Zuerndorfer and a research team from Georgia Tech were able to create speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smart phone.