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Hello, hello Craig Peterson here on WGAN and online Craig Peterson. dot com, you can catch me streaming almost anywhere, including the tune in app, just go to Craig Peterson com slash tune in, in order to listen to me right there. Of course I’m on with our friends Ken and Matt during their drive time shows, every Wednesday morning at 738, we usually take about most of that half hour to talk about the latest news. And of course, you always get a little bit of Ken and Matt in there as well, I don’t know if you could ever, you know, kind of get away from having them with their two cents in there. So I think that’s pretty normal. And I appreciate everybody that’s been listening to the show here on the week. And for those of you who are new, I have been an entrepreneur now for many decades, for decades, plus now so long time. And as part of that I had to become security aware, because I did get hacked one of these days, we’ll have to talk about that in some more detail. But that was over 20 years ago. And I’ve been on the internet now for about 30 years and ran training programs for the FBI infra guard program and, and continue to do trainings and, and all kinds of things for my customers. And that’s what I do for a living and have for many years now we’re new, Northern New England’s, in fact, all of New England’s oldest managed security services provider is my company as well. And you can find me online at Craig Peterson. com, if you have questions or comments, you can email me at Craig Now, I have never done this before. I mentioned this almost an hour ago now. But I have a phenomenal Quick Start Guide for you, you are going to love it. We’ve got some stepping stones in here what to do to get going on your security for your business, cyber security. We have nine stepping stones, we’ve got checklists in here, we’ve got the key points for every small business looking at your hardware, your people, your security information assets. This is something that I have charged for before security endpoints. This is just incredible. Okay, and there’s so much more in here. This is a 32 page guide. And it’s all about quick starting the cyber security for your business. And I have never given this away before, it’s always been something that’s been paid. And I may never give this away again. But you can get it as a loyal listener to me here, you can get by going to Craig slash Quick Start. So you’ll go to slash Quick Start, you’ll see my picture there in In fact, it’s kind of cool, because that’s an insider shot of me, you can see me in my natural habitat there. And you can give me your name and your email address. And I will immediately provide for you the quick start guide so that you’ll have it. And I’ll also put you on my weekly mailing list. So you get all of the articles I talked about here, every Saturday afternoon, you’ll get links to all of those. So you can read them more in depth as well as I have free classes that I give other free giveaways that I have, I have dozens of cheat sheets and special report that I make available for free to people. Of course, I have courses that are paid courses to. And I also have the done it for you when it comes to managed security, which is way cheaper than trying to do it for yourself. If you’re a business, if you’re a small business at all, really under 10 to $20 million in annual income, you really shouldn’t be trying to do this yourself. And you really need to go to a specialist when it comes to the security stuff. So that’s what I do. I’ve been doing this for a long time, I’m quite good at it. And I hope that I’m going to be able to help you out here. And that’s my ultimate goal. Okay, obviously, I have to keep my lights on. But I think you’re going to be very impressed with all the stuff that I’m going to be providing for you once you sign up. In fact, once you sign up, I’ve even got more stuff that’s going to be coming your way. So it’s it’s absolutely phenomenal. I got lots of great feedback, and so many people thanking me for what I do. And I’ve already gotten some of that from you guys. So I appreciate that. Now, when there is a major security problem, that is kind of, you know, one of those world changing things.

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So this is interesting, primarily because of the fact now that the FDA is expanding the allowed use of artificial intelligence across the medical field. So this is really aimed at helping doctors really quickly recognize diagnose various types of illnesses and disease. And that’s going to allow them to give more timely treatment to patient, it’s going to hopefully help reduce costs and inefficiencies. So you know, we’ve been talking for a long time about people losing their jobs to automation. And, you know, that’s certainly been happening already. And there are some estimates that we could lose, you know, 10% of the jobs in the next 12 months, I’ve seen that that’s kind of the worst case scenario. And what jobs are we losing, we’re losing the jobs that can easily be automated. This changes the whole definition of easily automated, doesn’t it? Because we’re talking about something that takes a true specialist, a radiologist who reads these things all day long and analyzes with analyzes those things. So our radiologists, maybe another job that’s going to go away soon. How about anesthesiologists, the people that are putting you under for surgery, even surgeons, I think are in for a little bit of trouble. Because of the remote technology. Now, it’s all better for us in many, many ways that in most cases, the computers, the artificial intelligence is not making the same mistakes. It has a wider breadth of knowledge than the doctor does that might have gotten out of school six months ago, or 60 years ago, it doesn’t matter the machine can keep up to date and understand the techniques a little bit better. So for some basic surgeries, you know, removal of skin cancer, you know, the questionable moles or various other things. That that I think we’re going to start seeing more and more of being done in an automated fashion. And as we as consumers demand, better treatment, faster treatment, and less expensive treatment. This is really going to take off. Of course right now, consumers are isolated and insulated from the actual costs involved. But we’ll see where this all goes. By the way. This year, GE announced plans to sell its biopharma portion to industrial firm, Danny or for $21.4 billion. Oh, and when we’re talking about accuracy, I member Well, I wasn’t on these stations, I was on some other stations. But there was a very interesting study looking at doctors and their outcomes. And they found that younger doctors tended to have patients that had better outcomes. Now what does that mean? Well, younger doctors probably aren’t seen the older patients like the older doctors are right? We just don’t feel comfortable with a young guy still wet behind the ears. But so far, the accuracy of this large animal thorax with this machine is at 96% with a very low number of false positives. And that is a phenomenal thing. So it’ll continue to get better as time goes on. Well, when we get back we’re going to talk about Words with Friends. Have you ever played that game? Yeah, that one that got Alec Baldwin? I think it was in trouble on the airplane. Remember all of that, dear. Okay, stick around. You’re listening to Craig Peterson on WGAN. And we’ll be right back after this course online. Craig Peterson calm

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