Author Archives: X Quilliet

En avant-première, le discours de Theresa May

La rumeur courrait depuis quelques jours à Strasbourg, Theresa May va présenter (enfin) sa vision de la relation du Royaume Unis avec l’Union Européen e sa position dans la négociation actuelle à Florence, “cœur historique” de l’Europe de la renaissance. Alors même qu’une photo volée dévoile une partie du brouillon du discours, je me risque […]

Short bibliography about the Norway option

We can read a lot of articles referring to the “Norway solution”. Here are a few articles which gave the tone on this topic over the last 4 years. Norway’s EU deal ‘not right for UK’ (2013, BBC) We pay, but have no say: that’s the reality of Norway’s relationship with the EU (2015, The […]

Comment faire demi-tour pour échapper au pire sans perdre la face

EU et UK doivent trouver une solution au double problème du refus de payer la facture du Brexit et du Hard Brexit. La solution est simple sur le papier : payer la facture et éviter le hard Brexit. Mais comment Theresa May peut-elle faire accepter cela aux sujets britanniques ?

The six disruptive factors of Digital Health

Next decade medicine will change dramatically, whether you prefer to call it ‘precision medicine‘ or ‘personalized medecine‘, because of six trends: The Digital Heath Disruptive Factors are: Full genome sequence for all, health and patients Electronic Health Record & specialised health cloud interconnecting all providers, payers, patients Connected wearable and implemented devices, monitoring Crowd science and […]

Content duplication and transformation from one blog to another.

It may be funny to track how original content can be copied and modified from one blog to another. In Feedly, my favourite newsfeed reader, I spotted this  post: http://www.scoop.it/t/pharma-geek/p/4046388771/2015/06/24/11-changements-que-la-technologie-va-apporter-a-la-medecine-hcsmeufr It redirects to: http://www.objetconnecte.net/11-changements-technologie-apporter-medecine-2206/ This article in French is inspired from a post in English, and adds several examples and links to external resources. The source […]

5 reasons why Forbes.com is the worst newspaper website

Those guys have accumulated so many mistakes that I think they deserve the award of the worst website, category ‘Newspaper’. Congratulation!   I’ve already been frustrated a few times by http://www.forbes.com, that’s why I’m used to avoid to go on that site. But this time, there was an article I fund very interesting, so I […]

Healthcare Internet of Things to Reach $117 Billion by 2020

Big data and the healthcare Internet of Things is poised for explosive growth over the next half-decade, says a new report by MarketResearch.com, expanding at a 15.1 percent compound annual growth rate to hit $117 billion by 2020. Soo exciting! I’m truly passionated by two domains: Information Technology and Life Sciences. Indeed, I’m consistently working […]

Proof of concept of gene editing in human germline

In the recent post titled “1975, The Asilomar Conference. 2015, Asilomar 2.0?“, I referenced the call published on March 3rd in Science by renowned scientist for a  “A prudent path forward for genomic engineering and germline gene modification“. Nature also published a similar call on March 12 “Don’t edit the human germ line”. It appears that Sciences […]

Interesting quotes from the Cloud Computing World Expo

On 1st and 2nd of April, I attended to the Cloud Computing World Expo in Paris. It was a combined expo with the “Solution Datacenter Expo”. It was quite funny to see some datacenter specialists trying to explain (imho, quite unsuccessfully) that you must not trust the public cloud providers and you should continue to buy […]

1975, The Asilomar Conference. 2015, Asilomar 2.0?

In latest Science issue, 18 scientists, including Nobel prize David Baltimore and Paul Berg, published a call for a “A prudent path forward for genomic engineering and germline gene modification“. Why? Because it never seemed so easy to ‘correct’ or ‘hack’ the genome of human babies. … Yes, human babies. For those who do not […]