OPINION: We Must Do More to Prepare for Artificial Intelligence Advances
May 1, 2024

OPINION: We Must Do More to Prepare for Artificial Intelligence Advances

2024 may go down as the year Artificial Intelligence (AI) took the world by storm. The news is exciting, but also a little unsettling. In 5 to 7 years, we read that AI will be as smart as humans. In twenty years, some say, AI will be able to do anything we can do. These claims are tricky to evaluate, but what's clear is that AI is advancing faster than most people realize. The more we interact with AI, the quicker it evolves, learns, and develops. In the past decade, AI has moved from beating humans at Jeopardy to writing songs and tackling advanced coding. The uncanny realism of deepfake videos featuring celebrities like Tom Cruise reminds us that stealing someone’s face isn't just a plot for Mission: Impossible anymore.  [Read More]

Pennycuick Op-Ed: Governor’s Budget Risks Future Tax Hikes, Program Cuts
February 20, 2024

Pennycuick Op-Ed: Governor’s Budget Risks Future Tax Hikes, Program Cuts

As I sat in the state Capitol rotunda listening to Gov. Josh Shapiro lay out his 2024-25 budget proposal, I couldn’t help but wonder if the gilded hall rubbed off on the governor, giving him a different perception of the state of the commonwealth’s finances.  [Read More]

Op-ed: Why I Support Options for Children in Pennsylvania’s Underperforming Schools
July 19, 2023

Op-ed: Why I Support Options for Children in Pennsylvania’s Underperforming Schools

Over the last couple of weeks, you may have heard news about the Pennsylvania Award for Student Success program, or PASS.  [Read More]

OP-ED: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
March 28, 2023

OP-ED: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Three of the scariest words in the English language are spoken thousands of times a day in a doctor’s office across the country, “you have cancer”.  [Read More]

OP-ED: It’s Time to Remove Cost Barriers to Early Breast Cancer Detection
March 2, 2023

OP-ED: It’s Time to Remove Cost Barriers to Early Breast Cancer Detection

Three of the scariest words in the English language are spoken thousands of times a day in doctor’s offices across the country: “You have cancer.”  [Read More]

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