Computing in Healthcare

February 2015

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Current technological advances and those still being developed are poised to revolutionize medicine — creating tremendous opportunities for real-time, personalized patient monitoring and treatment, but also posing significant risks for medical data security. Read full article »

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Misinformation Propagation in the Age of Twitter

Misinformation Propagation in the Age of Twitter

A quantitative analysis of tweets during the Ebola crisis reveals that lies, half-truths, and rumors can spread just like true news. Read full article »

Khan Academy and Computer Science

Khan Academy and Computer Science

John Resig and Pamela Fox discuss the addition of computer science to the topics covered by Khan Academy, where instructors upload short educational lectures on YouTube. Read full article »


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