Biohacking Book Review : The Creative Destruction of Medicine
Eric Topol (M.D.) started changing the future of health care with his book “The Creative Destruction of Medicine“. In this work he does an incredible job of looking at currently available technologies and social media and then matching them with todays medical industry shortcomings.
The author suggests that through constant monitoring using wearables combined with of rapid decline in the price of DNA sequencing and imaging technologies the patient will be empowered. As the patients have more data through self-tracking it leaves them in an awkward position as physicians have not necessarily caught up with interpreting the data from these modern techniques. It is at this point that Eric calls for a complete overhaul of hospitals and doctor’s offices to make use of remote monitoring and virtual house calls.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.