You may have seen Hisashi T Fujinaka’s list of rejections and read his pessimistic conclusion:
“Just because they’ve always told you that hard work will get you your heart’s desires doesn’t mean it’s true. There’s a lot of luck involved in life and I’m kind of tapped out right now.” Continue reading “Do med schools reject great doctors?”
We all have opinions about health care, so what makes someone a health care expert? The media doesn’t appear to know. Continue reading “Experts, but of what?”
We can sometimes understand the story of a starving child who steals an apple, like Aladdin, or the fictional privateer who breaks an embargo, or even (at a stretch) the con artist who targets a “bad guy” as in Ocean’s 11 or The Sting. Even if we disapprove of these activities in real life, we can appreciate them when fiction gives the thieves a sympathetic motive. However, I don’t think even Hollywood could make us sympathise with someone would stoop so low as to hold hospitals for ransom.
We now live in a time when thieves steal computers from schools, when terrorists kidnap aid workers, when vital operations are held up by hackers who want a little extra cash. Hospitals were not the only victim of the cyber-attack last weekend, but they were among the most vulnerable. Continue reading “Stop the Next Cyber Attack: Don’t Wait Till You Wanna Cry”