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Tech Tonics: Deneen Vojta – Skating to Where the Healthcare Puck is Going

June 19th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Deneen Vojta – Skating to Where the Healthcare Puck is Going

Deneen Vojta has played virtually every possible position in the healthcare world. She has at various times been a physician, an entrepreneur and a payer. Today it’s a hat trick, bringing all three of these roles together to ...
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Tech Tonics: Zak Kohane On Medicine and Computers

June 5th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Zak Kohane On Medicine and Computers

The son of Eastern European immigrants, Zak Kohane was born and raised in Switzerland; he then came to the United States where he’s nurtured a passion for medicine and computers to become one of the nation’s leading thinkers, innovators, and ...
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Tech Tonics: Glen de Vries – A Series Of Quite Fortunate Events

May 23rd, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Glen de Vries – A Series Of Quite Fortunate Events

Glen de Vries grew up in Manhattan, a nerdy kid who admired Richard Feynman, loved his TRS-80, and went to Carnegie Mellon University planning to study chemistry and computer science. A summer of molecular biology inspired him to switch ...
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Tech Tonics: iRhythm’s Uday Kumar… What Makes Him Tick

May 8th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: iRhythm’s Uday Kumar… What Makes Him Tick

The medical device company iRhythm has been described as that rarest of all breeds – a digital health company with an actual, viable business model behind it. On today’s Tech Tonics podcast, we’re delighted to welcome Uday Kumar, the ...
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Tech Tonics: Data Scientist Eric Perakslis, “I Build Stuff.”

April 24th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Data Scientist Eric Perakslis, “I Build Stuff.”

“I build stuff” is how data scientist Eric Perakslis modestly describes his breathless career, a journey that’s taken him from industry to academia and back again, with a brief stop at the FDA.

Eric’s first job after college was at a ...
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Tech Tonics: Jess Mega of Verily Actually Is Making the World a Better Place

March 27th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Jess Mega of Verily Actually Is Making the World a Better Place

Jessica Mega, an accomplished cardiologist and now Chief Medical Officer at Alphabet’s Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences), says she joined the venerable Silicon Valley company to help patients. According to Jess, physicians who love patients need to lean into ...
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Tech Tonics: Deborah Kilpatrick – Calling Audibles

March 6th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Deborah Kilpatrick – Calling Audibles

Deborah Kilpatrick grew up on a family farm in rural Georgia; her dad was a teacher and football coach; she describes life in her town as “very Friday Night Lights.”

With a passion for math and science, Deb decided to becoming ...
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Tech Tonics: The Intersection of Medicine and Marijuana

February 20th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: The Intersection of Medicine and Marijuana

Reports suggest that today there are between 1.2 to 2.6 million legal medical marijuana users in the U.S. But as we know, there is great controversy about medical marijuana as a “legitimate” medical intervention due to its history as an ...
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Tech Tonics: Chris Benko, From Fortune 100 to Fortune Seeker

February 6th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Chris Benko, From Fortune 100 to Fortune Seeker

Chris Benko first joined Merck when he was but a lad of eighteen, rising through the ranks in HR and talent management to become one of the youngest VPs in the history of the organization, at the age of 34.

But ...
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Tech Tonics: Sridhar Iyengar on IoT Meets Life Science Research

January 2nd, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Sridhar Iyengar on IoT Meets Life Science Research

Many entrepreneurs and investors on our podcast advise would-be innovators to focus on the problem to be solved, rather than become wrapped up in a particular technology. “Your solution,” VC Dave McClure famously warned entrepreneurs, “Is not my problem.”

On ...
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Tech Tonics: Rasu Shrestha – Living Inside the Culture Clash

December 12th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Rasu Shrestha – Living Inside the Culture Clash

Rasu Shrestha, MD, is one of those doctors who found his way from medicine to technology. As he puts it, he rolled downhill from his birthplace in Kathmandu, Nepal, across many continents and into medical school in India. But ...
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Tech Tonics: Vishal Gulati, VC and Agitator By Nature

November 28th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Vishal Gulati, VC and Agitator By Nature

Vishal Gulati says he was “genetically predisposed to be a doctor.” But as it turns out, he was born to be a pioneer in open data, digital health and global venture capital.

During his medical training, Vishal realized that the practice ...
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Tech Tonics: Taha Kass-Hout – OpenFDA, Open Mind, Open Heart

November 14th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Taha Kass-Hout – OpenFDA, Open Mind, Open Heart

A cardiologist by training and a data scientist long before it was sexy, Dr. Taha Kass-Hout demonstrates the outsized impact possible when heart, vision, and passion meet commitment to government service, and beyond. Originally from Syria, Taha discovered his love ...
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Tech Tonics: The Most Interesting Man in Silicon Valley

October 31st, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: The Most Interesting Man in Silicon Valley

Jazz musician, cardiologist, geneticist, engineer, entrepreneur, referee of kids soccer: our guest today, Stanford’s Euan Ashley, does it all, and just might be the most interesting man in Silicon Valley.

Scotsman by birth, doctor by destiny, and a technologist by choice, ...
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Tech Tonics: Speaking Health Care in Spanish with Abner Mason

October 3rd, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Speaking Health Care in Spanish with Abner Mason

The U.S. healthcare system was designed primarily based on our understanding of the biological and social needs of white men. Of course, our current experience tells us that society is far more complex and that the system must recognize and ...
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Tech Tonics: Diego Miralles – Physician, Scientist, Drug Developer, Humanist

August 22nd, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Diego Miralles – Physician, Scientist, Drug Developer, Humanist

Infectious disease physician, entrepreneur, and life-long innovator, Diego Miralles has pursued the frontiers of medicine on three continents, and in at least three distinct settings: academia, biotech startups, and the largest pharma company on earth, J&J. There, he founded both ...
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Sundance 2016: Virtual Reality Could be as Big as the Internet

January 26th, 2016 |
Sundance 2016: Virtual Reality Could be as Big as the Internet

Intel IQ: Research scientist Tawny Schlieski talks about the augmented and virtual reality of The Leviathan Project, which she and her team are showing at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The project brings to the virtual ...
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Students Help Bioscience Get a Grip on Technology

November 6th, 2015 |
Students Help Bioscience Get a Grip on Technology

Intel IQ: Rather than ruminate about technology’s unforeseen impact on the future, a group of science researchers and their gutsy bioengineering professor are taking a stand.

These budding medical scientists and computer engineers, who represent a variety of different academic and ...
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Transforming Storage: Private Cloud, Meet Public Cloud

October 15th, 2013 |
Transforming Storage: Private Cloud, Meet Public Cloud

Transforming Storage: If you take a look at the agenda topics of this year’s SNW held in Long Beach, CA, you’ll notice the blurring of the lines between private and public clouds. Perhaps it was inevitable. Many companies, like Intel, ...
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New Atom Chip, Bay Trail: Great User Experience and Battery Life

September 30th, 2013 |
New Atom Chip, Bay Trail: Great User Experience and Battery Life

An Intel engineer, speaking in anonymity, worked on the team that created new multicore system-on-a-chip processors, formerly codenamed “Bay Trail,” for tablets, 2 in 1 devices, all-in-ones, laptops and desktops. The processors are essentially, the “brain” for many of ...
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Transforming Storage: Meeting the Big Data Challenge

September 30th, 2013 |
Transforming Storage: Meeting the Big Data Challenge

Transforming Storage: With huge numbers of users of a smart phone, tablet or laptop accessing the Internet and storing information there (especially pictures, music and video), the amount of data storage required to service all that activity is monumental. That ...
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Transforming Storage: The Rise of Intelligent Storage

September 25th, 2013 |
Transforming Storage: The Rise of Intelligent Storage

Transforming Storage – Episode 3 – Gold iPhones couldn’t have been a bigger hit. Over the weekend Apple sold more than 9 million iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C models. But the iPhone, as well as every smart phone and tablet, ...
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Transforming Storage: Intelligent Storage, Secure Data

September 3rd, 2013 |
Transforming Storage: Intelligent Storage, Secure Data

Transforming Storage – Episode 2 – The practices of data security professionals require the latest technologies and an understanding of human nature. Talk to anyone in security and they readily recount stories of breaches that were accomplished not with sophisticated ...
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WD Sentinel DX4000 Case Study: Computer Strategies

July 9th, 2013 |
WD Sentinel DX4000 Case Study: Computer Strategies

Intel – The Personal Cloud: As a user of technologies Tony Richards, Managing Director of Computer Strategies in Guildford, UK, says he loves to try bleeding edge solutions. But when it comes to providing IT support to their client ...
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Research@Intel 2013: Opening Keynote

June 26th, 2013 |
Research@Intel 2013: Opening Keynote

Research@Intel 2013: In his address to the attendees of Intel Labs’ signature event, Research@Intel, CTO Justin Rattner welcomes visitors to seek out four zones of innovation on the exhibit floor : The Data Society, Intelligent Everything, Enriching Lives, and Tech ...
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