Andrea Mason

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Here's Why Facebook Keeps Copying Snapchat

Facebook has been trying to copy Snapchat for so long it has become a kind of running gag in tech circles. The social networking giant started trying …

IBM prescribes digital healthcare alliance with Apple Watch wearers

In the unlikely instance that we needed confirmation of the lucrative nature of the digital healthcare market, look no further than yesterday’s …

What are your drugs trying to tell you?

<i>Execution</i>. A word that gives me the willies not because I picture a Westerosi royal beheader coming for my neck, but because it conjures images of …

Dear Airlines: This Is What Your Boarding Passes Should Look Like

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.25.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Designer Adam Glynn-Finnegan's vision …

An MIT Professor’s Secret For Bringing User-Centric Design To The Developing World

Professor Amos Winter isn’t trying to come up with new solutions for global problems like water purification. He just wants to develop solutions that are both extraordinarily effective and cheap by honing in on “technological keystones.”<p>Amos Winter’s lab at MIT contained an underwater digging …

This App Will Get You Moving 30 Minutes A Day–No Excuses

Most fitness trackers require work setting goals and entering data. The Human.co app asks a more simple question: Can you just not sit around all day?<p>There’s a new health-monitoring app or device launched every day lately. But entrepreneur Renato Valdés Olmos is, perhaps, uniquely qualified to …

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Five Gadgets That Every Business Traveler Should Carry

After ten years sporadically on the road, I’m starting to get the hang of business travel. A few things are standard: never check your bags unless you have to. Maintain loyalty to a hotel, airline and car rental brand and reap the rewards points. Sign up for the TSA’s pre-check program.<p>As new …

2013 Digital Health Funding Update

No joke, digital health funding this quarter was up yet again. With 37 deals valued at $365M, that’s 35% higher than Q1 of last year, suggesting that …

For Diabetics, a Longtime Goal Is Within Reach

Each day, more than a million people in the U.S. with Type 1 diabetes juggle measuring their blood-sugar levels and administering insulin doses.<p>Now a new generation of medical research and engineering has brought health care closer to a long-sought goal: small implantable devices that continuously …

Mobisante Unveils Tablet-Based Ultrasound Imaging System

<b>Mobisante</b> (Redmond, Washington) released its MobiUS TC1 ultrasound system, a tablet version of its MobiUS system that until now was only available in …

A Glimpse into The Smartphone Physical

This week at TEDMED 2013, <i>Medgadget</i> is excited to partner with Nurture, TEDMED, and a team of clinician-students to debut the “Smartphone Physical,” a …

TEDMED 2013 Day 1 - The Paradox of Design in Medicine and Inspiration from Seventy-Two Thousand Nadis

We’re here at TEDMED 2013, excited to be part of a unique group of people passionate about the future of medicine and curious to walk the path that …

2013 Tech Trends

Yes, it’s already that transitional time when our current year ends and another begins, and today and tomorrow are quickly changing hands. Rather than look back at significant trends of the past 366 days (2012 was a leap year, remember?), we asked a wide variety of technologists, designers, and …

How a surgeon installs seizure sensors inside a skull

A YOUNG man lies unconscious on the table, his head clamped firmly in place. His eyes are closed. The hair over his left temple has been shaved.<p>I’m …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …