Hindsight is 2010

17 Oct

After September’s unpresidential debate, see Presidential Debate Shit Show, we’ve seen Corona Virus (aka SARSCov2/ COVID19) take center stage. This is partly due to President Trump and some folks who attended the Supreme Court nomination announcement for Judge Amy Coney … Read More »

Presidential Debate Shit Show

30 Sep

The first debate between President Donald Trump and former VP Joe Biden happened last night. Susie and I watched with our youngest, who is studying remotely this term. To say the debate was more an argument with some themes thrown … Read More »

Increased Hacking Attempts

25 Sep

As we edge closer to the November elections, I have noticed a disturbing trend. In addition to the partisan screaming from both Democrats and Republicans, I’ve noticed the location and number of attacks trying to gain administrator access to my … Read More »

ABTA Mock Brain Tumor Board

13 Sep

Yesterday and today I joined the 2020 National Conference for the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA). While I enjoyed yesterday’s webinar sessions, I was particularly looking forward to two sessions being held today (Saturday), specifically a Brain Tumor Board (facilitated … Read More »

World Zionist Congress Results

11 Sep

This year was the first time I voted in the World Zionist Congress Elections. This was the organization’s 38th election. Surprisingly, I was unaware prior to this election that I could even vote, let alone do so via the internet. … Read More »

The Promising Pathways Act (S.3872)

22 Aug

Back in May, I participated in the Head to the Hill event. The focus was to urge congressional representatives and senators to fund vital research and clinical trials that target brain cancer, like Glioblastoma Multiforme. On July 22nd, Glioblastoma Awareness … Read More »

UAE-Israel “Peace for Peace” Deal

20 Aug

There has been a lot of articles over the last week about the United Arab Emirates and Israel will be signing a peace accord that includes full normalization between the two countries. Many people who are vehemently anti-Trump have tried … Read More »

Austin Neighborhood Analysis of COVID-19

13 Jul

This blog post is part of my Capstone Project for the IBM Data Science Professional Certification, offered via Coursera. I specifically documented some of the challenges and twists and turns that a lay person might encounter digging into publicly available … Read More »

Regional Comparison of COVID-19

18 Jun

Back in April, I wrote a blog post titled Corona Virus Observations. The post was really a back of the napkin analysis of US versus EU daily case and mortality rates. It showed the US case rates were higher than … Read More »

Why I Head 2 Hill?

4 May

Most of my posts over the last six years have been related to Susie’s recurrence of brain cancer (a secondary glioblastoma in 2013). I also post about my professional work in artificial intelligence for healthcare and life sciences, as related … Read More »

Corona Virus Observations

11 Apr

I’ve seen quite a few charts and graphs comparing the US to different countries. Some of these countries have much smaller populations and different demographics. This is especially the case when looking at countries in Europe. Some countries are more … Read More »

25th Wedding Anniversary Corona

21 Mar

Just like we do each year, we celebrated our marriage in February. Many moons ago we would celebrate it with a Sunday brunch at an interior Mexican restaurant called Fonda San Miguel. It is a lovely restaurant, but the brunch … Read More »