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John Nosta is an American critical thinker with a background in science and marketing, most notable for his work in the field of digital health.
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Being You
A New Science of Consciousness
Anil Seth - 2020-09-02
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Discover the groundbreaking work of Anil Seth in "Being You," as he explores the biological basis of conscious experience. Unprecedented findings from Seth's lab reveal that we don't perceive the world as it is but rather constantly invent and correct it. This book sheds light on the future of AI, virtual/augmented reality, and offers promising methods for dealing with brain damage and disease. A life-changing existential insight into being you.
John Nosta
BEING YOU is helping me understand BEING ME! An amazing read by @anilkseth. #neuroscience #AI #digitalhealth #CNSSummit2022 #consciousness #medicine      source
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How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors and Patients
Robert Pearl MD - 2021-05-18
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This book explores how doctors are taught to cure people but not necessarily care for them, leading to a toxic culture in American healthcare. Dr. Robert Pearl sheds light on the pervasive issues physicians face, such as a disdain for technology and an increasingly complicated relationship with patients. With insights into the norms and beliefs ingrained in medical school, readers will gain a revealing portrait of what it's like to be a doctor. Ultimately, Uncaring offers a plan to save American healthcare.
John Nosta
Thank you Robbie for the kind words! Your book—UNCARING—is today’s essential read for both doctors and patients and reveals key insights on the path to improving #healthcare. @RobertPearlMD #medicine #digitalhealth      source
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The Code Breaker
Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
Walter Isaacson - 2021-03-09
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This book is a thrilling account of Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues' revolutionary invention that will allow us to cure diseases and have healthier babies. They created a tool called CRISPR that can edit DNA, opening up a world of medical miracles and moral questions. This book tells the story of Doudna's journey from a girl who loved detective novels to a leading scientist and the ethical considerations and possibilities of this groundbreaking technology.
John Nosta
“...because it is beautiful.” Today’s thought from @WalterIsaacson’s brilliant book THE CODE BREAKER. #CRISPR #medicine #digitalhealth      source
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The Fourth Age
Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity
Byron Reese - 2018-04-24
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Discover the extraordinary implications of AI and robotics on humanity in this fascinating book. Byron Reese explores how technology has reshaped humanity three times before and how we are now on the verge of a fourth change. Learn about machine consciousness, automation, superintelligence, and more while gaining a framework to understand and act on the issues of the Fourth Age. Don't miss out on this essential background to the AI revolution.
John Nosta
I am having dinner alone and speaking at a big conference tomorrow. I am completely devouring Byron’s book. It’s incredible! @byronreese      source
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