Health care in Peru

Located in South America, Peru is almost twice the size of Texas and has 31 million people.  About one third of these live along the coast, largely in Lima.  About half of the population–largely Amerinidan population–live in the Andean highlands, with the rest spread on the eastern slopes of the Andes and the adjoining rainforest. …

How to become a centaur

Interesting article on how human intelligence and artificial intelligence can be seen as complements rather than substitutes.  Human+AI combinations have been shown to perform better than human or AI alone.  Why? AIs are best at choosing answers. Humans are best at choosing questions. The advent of AI is not a zero sum game.  The symbiotic…

Cancer survival around the world

An interesting study measuring trends in cancer survival between 2000 and 2014 found, unsurprisingly, that patients in more developed countries had better survival. For women diagnosed with breast cancer between 2010 and 2014, 5-year survival rates reached 89.5% in Australia and 90.2% in the United States, but generally varied worldwide and remained low in some…