The cross-disciplinary smorgasbord that is Gov 2.0 Expo will be held this week in DC. The agenda is packed with nerdy temptations (danah boyd! Anil Dash! Tim Berners-Lee!) but here are my can’t-miss sessions.
Archives for May 2010
Facebook has sparked a new debate about privacy and I think it’s time to bring it to health care. What does it mean when millions of people flock to share/overshare information, even as Facebook’s default privacy settings have slowly become openness settings (but the company maintains radio silence)? Pew Internet research shows that a sizeable […]
Nikolai Kirienko, Crohnology.MD Project Director, is setting a new standard for transparency in research and innovation as he blogs about his work with Project HealthDesign: On days where I could have benefited from the feedback of [Observations of Daily Living] the most, I was the least likely to be recording them. Why? On the worst […]
As I’ve written before, I love questions. It’s an honor to be handed someone’s nascent idea and to help them shape it (which is what I think a question really is). But this time I’m asking for YOUR input. These excellent questions were sent to me by Liav Hertsman and his colleagues at Tel Aviv […]
I am struck, once again, by the power of data and the power of one. Carlos Rizo, Chief Imagineer of the Health Strategy Innovation Cell, posted this very intriguing tweet on May 2: The power of open data: To find problems in complicated environments, and possibly even to prevent them from emerging. Clicking through, I […]
Adam Bosworth of Keas delivered quite a lecture yesterday at the Alliance for Healthcare Foundation. He talks about how Americans don’t really like data (but they need it), why “frugal innovation” is the best path for start-ups, how e-Patient Dave shook up the EHR world, why health privacy legislation would kill patient-driven research, and why […]