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Insights into INSIGHT

Insights into INSIGHT

By INSIGHT
In our first three podcasts, presenter Dr Amit Patel meets the key people behind INSIGHT, the health data hub for eye health, exploring what motivates them, the challenges they face and the breakthroughs in healthcare they hope to bring about through INSIGHT. About the presenter: Dr Amit Patel is an author, diversity & accessibility consultant and disability activist. When he lost his sight, he thought his world was crumbling around him. With the love of his family and Kika, his social media celebrity dog, he has learned to see the world around him in a whole new way. @INSIGHTeyehub
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Big data and AI
Dr Amit Patel is joined by Timandra Harkness, writer, presenter, comedian and author of 'Big Data: Does Size Matter?' and Dr Sophie Carr, crowned the world’s most interesting mathematician in 2019 and founder of Bays Consulting to explore how we make decisions when the consequences are not certain. How for example do we decide whether to allow our health data to be shared and what impact it might have on how long we wait for our covid vaccine?
29:24
April 08, 2021
Emotional Algorithms
Dr Amit Patel is joined by mathematician, teacher and writer, Bobby Seagull and mathematician, musician, and public speaker, Ben Sparks to explore how algorithms connect with us emotionally, in particular through music and romance. If music is based on maths, is maths affecting our emotions? And how well can a dating app really know you from the data you give it? Or be able to match you successfully if, for example, you choose not to say that you’re blind? How does ticking the ‘Other’ box, when filling in your personal data, affect the outcome?
37:02
March 31, 2021
Smart Living
This episode opens our eyes to just how much we already rely on ‘big data’ and algorithms without even knowing it. We look at some of the latest technology for Visually Impaired People that may have uses for all of us. How does data-based technology learn what we want from it? And just how personal is personalisation? Dr Amit Patel is joined by Timandra Harkness, writer, presenter, comedian and author of 'Big Data: Does Size Matter?' and Fraser Fleming, chairman of Triple Tap Tech, a charity he set up to provide advice, help, support and training on technology from a visually impaired viewpoint.
42:10
March 25, 2021
Insights into INSIGHT - Podcast 3
Dr Amit talks to Jess Morley, Policy Lead, Evidence-Based Medicine DataLab, The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford, Dr Wen Hwa Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientist at Action Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a research charity focused on tackling the leading cause of legal blindness in the developed world at its earliest stages with maximum affordability and accessibility and Patient and member of the Insight Data Trust Advisory Board, Angus Patrick about how INSIGHT plans to revolutionise the use of data within eye health and the importance of the DataTAB.
39:53
October 16, 2020
Insights into INSIGHT - Podcast 2
Dr Amit talks to Dr Jill Hopkins, Global Head, Ophthalmology Personalized Healthcare and Dr Cian Hughes Informatics Lead, Google Health Research about how INSIGHT plans to revolutionise the use of data within eye health.
23:07
October 16, 2020
Insights into INSIGHT - Podcast 1
Dr  Amit talks to Professor Alistair Denniston, Director of INSIGHT  and consultant ophthalmologist at University Hospitals Birmingham about how INSIGHT plans to revolutionise the use of data within eye health.
23:41
October 15, 2020