AI and Big Data in Psychiatry: Realistic Use Cases and the Future

I have been a speaker at two major psychiatry conferences last year in Washington DC and Amelia Island FL, on the topic of AI and Big Data in psychiatry (see slide presentation below). What I found in speaking with conference attendees is that the psychiatrists and behavioral health researchers found it difficult to make the…

2020 Blue Chip Ratio

Here we are again, with the annual Blue Chip Ratio, which is the most important indicator of who will win the National Championship in college football. As you see in Figure 1 above, only 14 teams made it past the 50% mark, which historically gives you the winner of the National Championship. Once again, this…

Enough Talk of Fake Data Scientists: Time for a Recognized Professional Certification

I’m a newly-minted data scientist, with my MSc in computing and data analytics degree earned a couple of days ago. Yet, I often hear from other senior data scientists that everyone who does not have their credentials and years of experience are to be classified as “fake” data scientists. Yet these same senior data scientists…

How to Redirect Your Website from www to Non-www

Nowadays, it is redundant and unwieldy to include www in your website address, as most websites are going without www in their URL, also known as the naked domain or non-www. It just looks and sounds more concise and clean to just remove the www entirely from the website address. I build dynamic websites on…

How to Recover Social Media Share Counts when Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS

I recently transitioned my website, DepressionBoss.com, from HTTP to HTTPS. When I completed that migration to a more secure website, all my social media counts were reset to zero! When migrating from HTTP to HTTPS, the migrated website is considered a new URL, and therefore all the HTTP social media counts are not migrated over…

Nova Scotia Surgical Wait Times App

Here is an app I built, which helps patients in Nova Scotia to determine their real wait times for surgical procedures, with just one click. The app makes use of the Nova Scotia Open Data Portal, from which the surgical wait times dataset was obtained. Multiple linear regression was utilized to build the prediction model…

Exploding a list into a nested list array, and then into a multidimensional array in PHP

Today, I show you how to convert (explode) a list, in this case a list of authors, first and last names separated by a comma, into a nested list array, and then iterate through the nested list array and convert (explode) into a multidimensional array:     Exploding a list   <?php $AUTHOR_NAMES = “Carlo…