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Transitioning into a 21st Century Economy - How long will it take?

Just a quick note and observation about the global economic revolution that is well underway as we move deeper into the 21st century and the 'Information Age'.. Read More »

Bill Gates Joins Administration In Promoting Open Agricultural Data

Josh Hicks | Washington Post | April 29, 2013

Bill Gates on Monday joined top administration officials in promoting open access to agricultural data as a way to increase global nutrition and food security. Read More »

Can Startups Save the NHS?

Staff Writer | Courier | November 25, 2016

A near-sacred institution, the NHS has spent little time out of the public psyche since its inception in 1948. Today, far from being a celebrated feat of public welfare, each day brings a barrage of stories of closing hospital A&Es, cuts in funding, huge debts and an ageing population. Faced by a heavy funding deficit, demands vastly different to when the service was conceived, and shifts in politics and ideology, many believe the NHS is itself strapped to a life support machine...

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DIY Healthcare: Going Beyond WebMD

Alex Wukman | Consumer Media Network | August 15, 2012

Despite all the hoopla about the Affordable Care Act, and what it will mean for the U.S., the fundamental experience of going to the doctor hasn’t changed and while innovation and experimentation are inherent to the field of medicine, they aren’t as common in how healthcare is delivered. Read More »

G-8 Conference Highlights Importance Of Open Data In Ag

Staff Writer | CropLife | April 29, 2013

The G-8 Open Data For Agriculture Conference kicked off with an announcement from USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on the new virtual community launched on Data.gov. Read More »

Open Source Spotlight: How DocumentCloud Adds Depth To Digital Journalism

Rohan Pearce | Computerworld | November 6, 2012

The corporate media is facing a deep-going, digital-driven crisis: Dropping print advertising revenue, a growth in online ad spend that hasn't plugged the revenue hole, and the unwillingness, in general, of readers to pay for online news. But while the internet has played a big role in the financial haemorrhaging of the media [....] it has also made possible new ways of doing journalism. Read More »

The Opportunities And Challenges Of Online Open-Access Publishing

Erik Voeten | The Washington Post | August 25, 2014

This week around 7,000 political scientists will descend on Washington for the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)... The theme of this year’s meeting is “Politics after the Digital Revolution.”...

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The Web Is in Danger, Copyright Reform Can Break the Internet

Nino Vranešič | El Nino Blog | September 15, 2016

Basic copyright laws and enforcements have been in effect for hundreds of years.
Let’s go back in the history: First Industrial Revolution was based on water and steam power to mechanize production. The second was all about electricity which helped create mass production. The third, connected electronics and information technology to automate production. Now we live in “Fourth Industrial Revolution” which we also call the digital revolution...

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Unleashing The Power Of Data And Technology To Rebalance The World

Caroline Anstey | The Atlantic | November 19, 2012

Developing countries have moved from being the site of development initiatives to the transmitter of development innovation. Read More »

Welcome To The Open Source Renaissance

Tom Erickson | GigAOM | April 13, 2014

Ever-popular among developers, open source technology has moved away from the fringes of tech right to the center of the enterprise, thanks to its high level of security and agility.

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The Digital Health Summit (CES 2017)

Event Details
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Conference
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January 5, 2017 - 2:00am - January 8, 2017 - 2:00am

The Digital Health Summit pushed attendees to think bigger, explore innovative ways to tackle new problems and continue to challenge one another to improve health and wellness outcomes. The digital revolution is reshaping our world as quickly as you can revise a document with a search and replace feature. Click. A rule that held us to the old way of doing things vanishes. Click. There goes another. With each new day, digital gives us an open, boundless space to do what we do best: Rewrite our future...

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