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These are some interactive, reactive documents I wrote to help students understand some basic epidemiological/statistical calculations. (Source on github) These documents make use of the excellent tangle and D3 libraries.
Hepatotoxicity due to excessive acetaminophen exposure and idiosyncratic drug reactions are now the most common causes of acute liver failure in the United States, surpassing liver failure from viral hepatitis [1-2]. A lack of awareness for how frequently acetaminophen is … Continue reading
I ported Allen’s temporal calculus to Racket (Scheme) – details here.
A need that comes up in both research and clinical practice is a way to track in as close to real-time as possible various self-reported measures. In the literature, this capability is usually referred to as ecological momentary assessment. For … Continue reading
Here is a reasonably real-time feed of Twitter comments (“tweets) containing the word ‘overdose’, with a query performed about every 5 seconds. Usernames have been stripped off (some usernames contain the word ‘overdose’ so it’s possible you won’t see the … Continue reading
Here’s an example of construction of a tiny ontology and use of a particularly robust logic programming system — Dan Friedman and Oleg Kiselyov’s Kanren and a functional language like Scheme: These are trivial examples. However, very sophisticated systems can … Continue reading
Gambit for Android version 0.2 is now available. Features added: Allows user to email developer a description and stack backtrace if a native code crash occurs Adding a new script adds to the beginning of the list, rather than the … Continue reading
Hidden away in Frank Oppenheimer’s glorious Exploratorium is an unnamed, little-noticed exhibit. Thousands of tiny white spheres are enclosed between glass plates that form a plane, upon which the spheres are free to move. You give the whole thing a … Continue reading
Release your inner nerd: Gambit for Android. Run the Gambit Scheme interpreter on your Android device.