Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)'s Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of the New Yorker piece "The Algorithm Will See You Now," discusses the future of automated medicine with Charlie Rose.
An 18-volume edition of The Works of James Branch Cabell (1927-1930) was published, but no collected edition has added books published after 1930.
To those who write about the significance of Google Book Search — and a bit of a cottage industry has formed online in a few months — it is not Google’s role as the owner of content that preoccupies them. Rather it is the digitization itself: the centralization — and homogenization — of information.
go begging UK INFORMAL
If something is going begging, it is available to be taken because no one else wants it:
If that bottle of wine is going begging, I'll have it.
━━ vt. 均質化する.
v., -nized, -niz·ing, -niz·es. v.tr.
- To make homogeneous.
- To reduce to particles and disperse throughout a fluid.
- To make uniform in consistency, especially to render (milk) uniform in consistency by emulsifying the fat content.
To become homogenized.
[From HOMOGENEOUS.]homogenization ho·mog'e·ni·za'tion (-nĭ-zā'shən) n.
Homogenizing is usually considered a good thing, when applied to milk and other emulsions that undergo homogenization. But it's less desirable for mass culture, as referenced by David Brooks in The New York Times (writing about Al Gore):
"It reminds us that whatever the effects of our homogenizing mass culture, it is still possible for exceedingly strange individuals to rise to the top."
homogenizer ho·mog'e·niz'er n.
work (CREATION) Show phonetics
noun [C] 〔話〕 （the ～s） 一切合切, 全部; 【神学】（pl.） 業(わざ).
something created as a result of effort, especially a painting, book or piece of music:
The museum has many works by Picasso as well as other modern painters.
the poetic works of Tagore
- A small carnivorous mammal (Felis catus or F. domesticus) domesticated since early times as a catcher of rats and mice and as a pet and existing in several distinctive breeds and varieties.
- Any of various other carnivorous mammals of the family Felidae, which includes the lion, tiger, leopard, and lynx.
- The fur of a domestic cat.
- Informal. A woman who is regarded as spiteful.
- A person, especially a man.
- A player or devotee of jazz music.
- A cat-o'-nine-tails.
- A catfish.
- A cathead.
- A device for raising an anchor to the cathead.
- A catboat.
- A catamaran.
v., cat·ted, cat·ting, cats. v.tr. Nautical
To hoist an anchor to (the cathead).
To look for sexual partners; have an affair or affairs: "catting around with every lady in sight" (Gore Vidal).
let the cat out of the bag
- To let a secret be known.
[Middle English, from Old English catt, from Germanic *kattuz. Sense 6d, short for CATAMARAN.]