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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Author Newsletters

I have subscribed to a dozen author newsletters in the last couple of months. It is really interesting to see the variety of content that authors choose to put in these. Most discuss their current or next book. Some talk about where they are speaking and what they are...

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Surgical Robots in 2023

Surgical Robots in 2023

Why are my novels so certain that robots and AI will intervene in all surgeries by 2050? Because it is already happening in a big way in 2023 - but most people haven't noticed yet. There are over a dozen robots in your hospital operating rooms right now and over 100...

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Exclusive Epilogue

Exclusive Epilogue

Someone brilliant shared a brilliant idea with me. Offer your newsletter subscribers an exclusive epilogue to the first book ... a piece of the story that only connected fans can read. It was brilliant because I happen to have already written such an epilogue. It was...

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AI Motives

AI Motives

Recently, MIT Tech Review published an interview with Geoffrey Hinton, one of the fathers of modern AI/ML/NN. They summarized the perspective of three famous Turing Award winners on what the character/motives of AI would be as they emerge. My own labels for their...

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Finished Book 1: The Surgeon in the Mirror

Finished Book 1: The Surgeon in the Mirror

Today was momentus. I finished the final error checks on the manuscript and cover for The Surgeon in the Mirror. I am elated, relieved, and exhausted. You would think that it is all downhill from here. Post the files to Amazon and IngramSpark and then just cruise to...

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ChatGPT Improves my Previous Blog Post

ChatGPT Improves my Previous Blog Post

I recently worked with MidJourney, an AI-powered creative tool, to generate an image in response to a series of prompts I constructed for a book cover. While the image captured the big idea I had in mind, I struggled with conveying the more subtle style that I had...

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AI Generated Cover Idea

AI Generated Cover Idea

This image was generated by MidJourney in response to a series of prompts that I constructed. It captures the big idea that I had in mind for a cover. But I could not convey the more subtle style that I was imagining. I was torn between wanting the book to be entirely...

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