Tag Archives: Learning

This Guy Achieved a 130-Pound Weight Loss Transformation by Learning to Cook

At 348 pounds, Fitzroy Powell, Jr. nixed the drive-through—and got his life back. By learning to cook, he lost over 130 pounds. This is his story, as told to Maria Masters. I’ve always been heavy, but my weight didn’t always bother me. In high school, I played defensive tackle, and my 5’10, 315-pound frame was… Read More »

Mount Sinai finds deep learning algorithms inconsistent when applied to outside imaging data sets

Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine found that the same deep learning algorithms diagnosing pneumonia in their own chest x-rays did not work as well when applied to images from the National Institutes of Health and the Indiana University Network for Patient Care. ON THE RECORD Researchers wrote in the journal PLOS: “Early… Read More »

Radicalizing Kindness for Health: Learning from Bhutan

“Happiness is within, but not within you alone as it is among us. If we can create happiness in a community, then we will be able to attain happiness as individuals,” observed Saamdu Chetri speaking at the International Psychological Congress last week. Chetri is head of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Centre, which developed the Gross National… Read More »