Shades of Grey: Wireframes as Thinking Device | UX... →
This is the unabridged write-up… explaining my use of wireframes as a ‘thinking device’ in the design process.
Why headlights suck, and why U. of Florida... →
Scientist Franky So, a researcher at the University of Florida, has developed a paper-thin film based on OLEDs that can convert infrared light to visible light. What this means is that you could conceivably cover a windshield with this film and experience something like what you’d see through night-vision goggles. But unlike NVGs, So’s technology uses hardly any electricity at all due...
PowerPoint Is Evil, Redux - David Silverman -... →
“Making PowerPoint decks serve as reading material, reference material, and presentation support means there’s no way they can ever do anything but a bad job at two of the three.”
M-Health: Blue Flow Mobile Sensor Would Monitor... →
Information is wirelessly transmitted to the phone for your doctor to monitor. The information gathered can be used to determine the best course of action since the condition is finicky and changes…
Pillbox App →
Pillbox is an open-source Windows Phone 7 application that helps you track medications for your family and friends. It’s designed to interface with Microsoft HealthVault.
The Collective Well » Blog Archive » 6... →
Mozilla Labs Explores Open Source Design -... →
This is not open source design. This is crowd-sourced design. There’s a big difference. “Since last spring, [Pascal] Finette has launched six challenges that invite [public] submissions around a…
Take the Fear Out of Patient-Connected Health -... →
Unfortunately it seems like “patient-centered” among professionals in the connected health environment too often refers to what is done FOR and TO patients, rather than WITH patients.
Where do early adopters live? →
They’ll embrace health services and products that make them feel savvy, proud, respected, and socially conscious. They’re looking for a markedly different conversation with health. Annotated link…
Redesigning the Boarding Pass - Journal - Boarding... →
It was like someone put on a blindfold, drank a fifth of whiskey, spun around 100 times, got kicked in the face by a mule (the person who designed this definitely has a mule living with them inside…
Big Think interview with Dr. Jay Parkinson
Three Cures for Wasteful Healthcare | David Cutler... →
The Harvard economist, David Cutler, outlines healthcare’s biggest inefficiencies, and explains how to solve them.
Tumblr Raises Another $5 Million From Spark and... →
But until recently all of that use hasn’t done much for Tumblr beyond racking up big infrastructure bills. Now Karp says the company is changing that, by rolling out a series of paid services.
Mary Meeker: Mobile Internet Will Soon Overtake... →
“The Morgan Stanley analyst says that the world is currently in the midst of the fifth major technology cycle of the past half a century. The previous four were the mainframe era of the 1950s and…
When Nursing Is a Team Sport - Well Blog -... →
“In a world in which success now requires large enterprises, teams of clinicians, high-risk technologies, and knowledge that outstrips any one person’s abilities, individual autonomy hardly seems the…
Five must-read mobile health reports |... →
The mobile health trend started to pick up steam halfway through last year: Since then a flurry of reports have hit the interwebs with insightful analysis and punchy interviews well worth reading.
Can Digital Medical Records Fulfill Their Promise?... →
Many doctors and nurses say they’re frustrated with the technology. While some say electronic records have improved the way they practice medicine, many others say the systems are time-consuming…
Flowing Media: Consumer Oriented Data... →
Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, former members of IBM’s Visual Communication Lab recently announced their new venture, Flowing Media. It’s a consultancy aimed at telling data’s story beyond…
A special report on managing information: Show me... →
some background on Wattenberg & Viégas
stevenberlinjohnson.com: What Does "Generative"... →
the iPhone platform has seen more tinkering and new uses, generated by businesses and hobbyists alike, than any other two-year-old computing platform in history. (Including the Web, I would argue.)
Teenagers at the Masters →
Three teenagers in the field in 2009, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, left, Danny Lee of New Zealand and Ryo Ishikawa of Japan. - New York Times - 2009 “For four teenagers to have qualified for the Masters is unheard of.” - Times Online 2010
Nokia’s CEO on the Challenges →
“You can’t really call it a mobile industry. Things are quite blurry. The Internet and mobile are converging and the PC and cell phone are merging,” said Nokia Chairman, CEO and President Olli-Pekka…
Have a Medical Question? Text a Group of Doctors -... →
Patients, journalists, financial analysts, pharmaceutical executives and doctors could at times benefit from having a panel of physicians to whom they could pose questions. Truth On Call, a San…
Remote Health Care: Body Parts Make Phone Calls -... →
Facing saturated markets, cellular carriers are jumping into the revolution of mobile technology that identifies and acts on medical problems
Ten Innovations That Will Transform Medicine -... →
Here are 10 innovations that we at HBR think will have a big impact —if they can prove themselves and make it into the mainstream.