The future will be filled with robots and AI that assist humans in every type of job. In this blog we explore the real world and fictional inventions that are transforming healthcare in the 2020s and the 2050s.

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Who’s the Better Writer: Human or AI?

Who’s the Better Writer: Human or AI?

For my latest short story about surgery in 2050, I experimented with GPT-4’s storytelling abilities. First, I wrote the entire story myself and passed it through my editors. Second, I gave GPT-4 my finished story and asked it to rewrite it to be “more compelling”....

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Book 3 – First Draft Finished

Book 3 – First Draft Finished

Wow! That was faster than I expected. I've been writing diligently on Book 3: Savior of the War Torn. Suddenly, I've reached the end of the first draft. Looking at my writing calendar I see that I spent four months writing this draft at a pace of 1,000 to 2,000 words...

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Book 2 is Out!

Book 2 is Out!

Monica Gray, Adam Two AI, CAVX Virus, Cancer Acceleration, Boston General Hospital, a crusty old researcher, a bureaucratic chief of surgery, and a plot to ruin Monica's career.

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Crusty Characters

Crusty Characters

Dr. Chambers - a crusty, old surgeon in my latest book. He won all kinds of awards when he was younger, but now all he wants is to be left alone to do work that can improve the field of medicine. That means he is very interested when a new virus emerges that kills...

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Book 2: Against a Viral Threat

Dr. Monica Gray stumbles onto a virus that accelerates cancer growth. Cancer patients who contract the virus face certain death within weeks. Monica Gray and her medical partner, Adam Two, the surgical AI, race to create a treatment to save their patients. Monica and...

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Teleconsultation Robot

Teleconsultation Robot

While writing Book 2, I needed a mobile robot body for my AI to reside in while seeing patients before surgery. Luckily I knew of several existing systems and some new research in this area. I combined the tech from the InTouch telepresence robot, which is used in...

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AI and Copyright

The US Copyright Office has opened an inquiry into the regulations regarding AI and copyright. The public may comment through Nov 15th. Looking at their background information, they have already done a very respectable amount of research on the topic. I feel like the...

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Dystopian Surgeon Comic

Dystopian Surgeon Comic

I found this fantastic dystopian surgeon comic series, with some really well done videos. Surgeon X looks like it went defunct in 2017, but all their great content is still posted on the website and on YouTube. Checkout Surgeon X at this link.

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Audio: Who Sounds Better, Me or the AI?

Audio: Who Sounds Better, Me or the AI?

I have continued to experiment with the ElevenLabs software for generating narration. The company has added "VoiceLab" so you can upload a sample of your own voice and it will create a narrator that might sound just like you. Of course, I had to give it a try. ...

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