Just Read: Reaching the limits of open data and name authenticity: The Circle

Eggers D. The Circle. Vintage Books; 2013. Amazon.com – Download from your local library The flash opened up into something larger, an even more blasphemous notion that her brain contained too much. That the volume of information, of data, of judgments, of measurements, was too much, and there were too many people, and too many … Continue reading Just Read: Reaching the limits of open data and name authenticity: The Circle

Health is more than about medicine, as taught to us by…ApplePay

My first transaction. Just a pair of vanilla cones, easily walked off / not to worry. The day ApplePay was released to the world, I happened to be with a few close friends from the Innovation Learning Network (@HealthcareILN), in Charlotte, NC. Okay, I actually crashed their dinner – it was with people from Kaiser … Continue reading Health is more than about medicine, as taught to us by…ApplePay

Crowdsourcing Medicine in the Digital Age, with Bob Wachter, MD

Bob and Ted (click to enlarge) View on Flickr.com I got to spend time yesterday with one of the “other” social media physicians, Bob Wachter, MD (@Bob_Wachter) as he crowdsources his upcoming book, tentatively titled: “Disrupted: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Digital Age.” – see: Crowdsourcing My New Book on How Computerization … Continue reading Crowdsourcing Medicine in the Digital Age, with Bob Wachter, MD

Mentors around every corner: Holly Potter and Diane Gage-Lofgren

Authentically yours, Diane Gage-Lofgren (View on Flickr.com) In this decade, someone once said to me, “health care executives are not supposed to be on social media. The risk is too great.” To which I said, “that’s funny, Diane Gage-Lofgren (@DianeLofgren) tweets me all the time.” In the decade before this one, someone once said in … Continue reading Mentors around every corner: Holly Potter and Diane Gage-Lofgren

Now Reading: Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal

Bilton N. Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal. Portfolio Hardcover; 2013:304. (find in a local library) Officially, I’m twitter user approximately 14,000,000 (joining in May 2008), unofficially I’m twitter user approximately 8,000,000 (joining in August, 2007). That’s out of about 500,000,000 users today, 215,000,000 who are active. And still, in … Continue reading Now Reading: Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal

Presentation: Why be Social (Media)? @BerkeleyISchool

I had the opportunity in 2013 to repeat what I got to do in 2011, which is lecture at the University of California School of Information (@BerkeleyISchool) in the following course: Info 290A. Finding Health in the US: Health Care and the Information Economy | School of Information Below are the title slides from the … Continue reading Presentation: Why be Social (Media)? @BerkeleyISchool

Social media adoption across the generations (charts) – 2013 update

View Internet – Social Media – Twitter Adoption – 2013 refresh 10.jpeg full size I am having a conversation with my colleagues in the Kaiser Permanente Colorado (@KPColorado) region in August about communicating in the era of social media, so an update of the latest data of internet and social networking adoption is called for … Continue reading Social media adoption across the generations (charts) – 2013 update