Author Archives: Matt Cordell

Beer is not ethanol

Recently I was shown this curious subhierarchy in SNOMED CTBeer IS A Ethanol?

My first response was that these things are mixtures. And as such should have a contains or has ingredient type of relationship. Beer contains ethanol.

Which then raises the idea that these things are … read more...

Version control gone wrong

An regular frustration for me is the misuse of (or more likely just lack of awareness of how to use) version control systems for document management.

If you’re working on documents, and have access to a version control system – don’t suffix the file names. At all. With anything.

That … read more...

AMT “2 Box” Model

One of the things that frequently talked about in AMT (both V2 and V3) has been the “7 boxes”. From my experience when the AMT model is being discussed, it’s always presented as a single monolithic thing, specifically as per this image below (original available here). However, I feel … read more...