Machine learning has become one of the business and product world’s go-to buzzwords. Healthcare! Business intelligence! Personal assistants! If you were to take the tech press at face value, you’d come away thinking we’re barreling headlong into the future, with the whole universe ready to be turned over to benevolent automated machine intelligence.
Most people have encountered bad software – it’s a part of life, and it’s even one we’ve grown to tolerate in certain ways. But with the massive explosion in data-based marketing, tracking, and business intel, there’s a new way that software can turn users off: by being downright creepy.
In our inaugural episode of the Product Hacker podcast, we’re joined by Arcwebers Shahrukh Tarapore and Mark Hughey as we dig into the ups and downs of harnessing blockchain for everything from healthcare data to mortgages. Is it going to transform the way we handle data and commerce, or just make everything really confusing? Make sure you never miss an... Read More
Data science and AI could give investigators the edge in the battle against healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse. Data science is big business in the healthcare world. From radiology to risk management to precision medicine, if there’s structured data, you’re bound to find machine learning and other tools being deployed to scrutinize it. While clinical applications get most of the... Read More
(And why we made one our PR person for SXSW.) Earlier this month, we launched a new Twitter account, The PR Human (@thePRhuman). Despite the handle (and its proper name, Very Good PR Person Who Is A Real Human), it’s actually the curated output of a recurrent neural network — a type of machine learning tool.
Healthcare should take to heart the first rule of user experience: give the users what they want. With the upcoming buyout of Aetna by the retail pharmacy chain CVS, changing the patient experience is the talk of the town. The vertical integration of payer, provider, and retail opens up a lot of possibilities, but it also reveals a boatload of... Read More
Recently, I had an opportunity to travel to Boston to witness a demo of the red-hot upcoming design tool, InVision Studio. I came back downright excited. Weird, right? Think long and hard about the last software tool that you even cared about. So what is it about Studio that has me so fired up? Let me break it down for... Read More