Healthcare’s Regulatory AI Conundrum

It was the last question of the night and it hushed the entire room. An entrepreneur expressed his aggravation about the FDA’s antiquated regulatory environment for AI-enabled devices to Dr. Joel Stein of Columbia University. Stein a leader in rehabilitative robotic medicine, sympathized with the startup knowing full well that … Read More

Google is Everything… and More

In the tech world there are few companies that elicit both fear and respect, Google is one of them.  While everyone this week was distracted playing Pac-Man on Google Maps, the big story is how they are taking over life science with robots.  There is not an industry today that Google does not touch … Read More

Happy Meals To Include Robots

 Yesterday, it happened.  McDonald’s blinked and added apples to their kid-friendly drug-inspired meals (a.k.a. “The Happy Meal”).  While fast food is still legal, it is against every law to kill oneself.   Kids easily get addicted to the sweet flavor of sugar/salt spiced fries with burgers nicely packaged in a gift  … Read More