I’m going to teach a 90-minute class on participatory research at Stanford Medicine X in September, so I’m going to start blogging resources I plan to incorporate (or that simply inspire me). As always, I’d welcome suggestions, comments, and questions. First up, Kate Crawford’s Strata 2013 talk about “big data”:
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This interview was recorded at Stanford Medicine X where I gave a sneak preview talk about the report Pew Internet is releasing on Monday, “Tracking for Health.” Joyce Ho is a fabulous interviewer — as a med student, she definitely adds her own insights to the conversation about our findings.
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? What if the 85% of U.S. adults who own a cell phone understood that it’s potentially a tool for health tracking? What if everyone designing health care tools first talked with patients and caregivers […]
Two high-tech health events were held last week — an East Coast-West Coast data-driven smackdown. I chose East, but my eyes kept straying West, and I am very thankful that the organizers for both are archiving the videos online. Here are a couple of stand-outs, first from Living By Numbers in New York City: Jennifer […]
I had the great honor of being part of the first Medicine X conference at Stanford University last weekend. I presented a sneak preview of new survey results collected by the Pew Internet Project and the California HealthCare Foundation. Overall, the conference was magical, as I wrote in a previous post. In this post I […]
Stanford Medicine X ended on Sunday after three (very) full days. Larry Chu deserves much of the credit for what I like about Medicine X, an “academic conference designed for everyone.” E-patients made up 10% of the audience and I appreciated their participation on stage, at the microphones, and on Twitter. There were also clinicians, […]