Small Cancers, Big Data, and a Life Examined

“The unexamined life is not worth living,” said Plato. There’s no doubt he was on to something. The observation, from Plato’s Apology, is a recollection of the speech Socrates gave at his trial…and for all that Socrates may have lived a little before Tim Berners-Lee and knew nothing about HTML or the World Wide Web, he was nobody’s fool.

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