Does Higher Risk Lead to Higher Returns?

When you put your effort, trust and money into something, you expect them to bear returns after a certain period. Essentially, you will be risking all these aspects with the hope of reaping returns. Even in business, there is a general assumption that higher risks equal higher returns, which is basically known as risk return… Continue reading Does Higher Risk Lead to Higher Returns?

Robots as a substitute for human proximity

Deep learning, big data, the cloud, and the rest of the pieces of the developing AI world are becoming familiar, being visualized by marketers who understand we need images and ideas that fit into our worldview. We already love our cars and our dogs, so falling in love with an AI personal assistant who actually… Continue reading Robots as a substitute for human proximity

Can we change our human behaviour?

Taking an extra dose of Simvastatin, and then ordering double cheese on the pizza–no, screw it, let’s get double pepperoni, too!  This may not be the recommended usage of statin drugs for cholesterol, but it is how they are used by many more people than are willing to admit to the practice. While health care… Continue reading Can we change our human behaviour?

Residential Homecare and Healthcare IOT-Tools

The Internet of Things refers to any item or the capability of any item to be equipped with a sensor. This sensor would be able to collect data, and send it to another sensor or databank, and also be capable of taking action based on data recorded. As far as healthcare and especially residential homecare… Continue reading Residential Homecare and Healthcare IOT-Tools

Nanotechnology and behavioral variables in healthcare

Big data and machine learning platforms (and nanotechnology in the future) are in a unique position to analyze one of the most challenging aspects of medical research: behavioral variables that are not reported accurately by common assessment methods. While EMRs (electronic medical records) prompt healthcare providers to collect a great deal of subjective information that… Continue reading Nanotechnology and behavioral variables in healthcare