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Why Process Is U.S. Health Care’s Biggest Problem

A lot of money has been spent on information technology in health care with little to show for it. To understand why we must pay a visit to the hospital.<p>It only takes 10 minutes of direct observation of a nurse in a hospital to understand care-delivery processes are not standardized and are …

Digital Health

These doctors think electronic health records are hurting their relationships with patients

Dr. Albert Chan demonstrates inputting medical information into an electronic health record. Many doctors are fed up with how time-consuming EHRs …

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Five essentials to help beat your competitors at SEO

Mastering search engines is a key part of driving sales online and even a basic understanding of what makes a website appear at the top of Google can be game changing.<p>Search engine optimisation (SEO) is often regarded by businesses as a low-priority task on a long to-do list, which means that it …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

4 Simple Exercises to Get Your Glutes Fired Up

<b>Your glutes are an incredibly important muscle group for many reasons</b>, including preventing injury, improving performance, and helping you fit nicely …

Workouts

A Fantasy Subway Map of Ancient Roman Roads

If the Roman Empire had managed build a continents-spanning transit system for its empire, it might have looked like this.<p>They say all roads lead to Rome, but they also lead outward to a number of intriguing places. There’s Antinoopolis in northern Africa, Londinium in what we now know as the U.K., …

5 Next-Level Exercises to Break Your Boring Fitness Routine

The key is learning new workout vocabulary.<p><i>Squat. Pushup. Lunge. Plank.</i> You know what these are. But if these are <i>all</i> you know, it's time to add new workout vocabulary to your repertoire. New words mean new moves, new tools, and most importantly, new results. If you're stuck in a plateau or itching …

Workouts

Today's Workout 63: The progressive dumbbell body-shredder

This muscle-building, progressive circuit may start with one ordinary exercise: the dumbbell hang clean, also known as the motion you make to rack a …

Workouts

5 VC Clauses Entrepreneurs Should Never Ever Accept

Most venture capitalists love presenting astonishingly complex term sheets. They’re in the business of making money and negotiate term sheets for a living. They’re well versed with the potential outcomes of the entrepreneur–venture capitalist relationship and minimise their downside risk as much as …

Venture Capital

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer

Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible<p>This is my last weekly column for <i>The Verge</i> and <i>Recode —</i> the last weekly column I plan to write anywhere<i>.</i> I’ve been doing these almost every week since 1991, starting at <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> and during that time, I’ve been …

Apple Store

Who wins the three-way cloud battle? Google vs. Azure vs. AWS

When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms.<p>Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud …

Cloud Computing

Sous Vide — The Hottest Trend in Cooking

If you’re a Bradley Cooper fan you might have seen him malign sous vide cooking in his latest film Burnt where he suggested to one of his …

Sous

STEAM Parent Survey -- Town Hall Input

The form "STEAM Parent Survey -- Town Hall Input " is no longer accepting responses.<p>Try contacting the owner of the form if you think this is a …

If you think drones are scary, don't read this (pictures)

Your average consumer drone is more of a menace than menacing -- a giant plastic mosquito your neighbor's kid can barely control that keeps getting stuck in your trees. But drone makers have been working on improving their products. The drones of the very near future (and sometimes, of right now) …

Drones

How one woman made a ‘tricorder’ that could change medicine

Watch the video to learn about an intriguing invention that can probe your DNA’s deepest secrets.<p>When you get mysteriously ill, how do you diagnose what’s up? If you’re at home, you might have a thermometer to help identify your illness, but not much else. Even your general practice doctor is …

Star Trek

The Legacy Optimizer Strategy: More Than Double A $325,000 IRA For Your Heirs

A recent client of mine found herself in a very interesting position.<p>My client and her husband both had very handsome pensions that paid them more in retirement than they were making while they were working. Each month, they had a surplus and were putting a portion of it into a savings account that …

Retirement

3 Essential Movements for People Who Sit All Day - Paleo f(x)™

Someone asked me recently, “Chad…if you could narrow down the three most effective movements for people who sit all day what would that be”?<p>I’m …

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Raising Venture Capital – Mark Suster – Medium

Below you will find an outline for the posts I’ve done on how to raise VC.<p>The initial section covers what to do before you approach a VC (or if you …

Venture Capital

12 online services that make it really easy to dress like a modern gentleman

Luckily, the ecommerce boom has reached men's clothing with a wide number of services catered to how men like to shop — not very often.<p>From subscription services like Trunk Club to a traditional internet retailer that simplifies the online shopping experience, these services can help you step up …

Clothing

Burglary at Steve Jobs's Home Triggered This 'Self-Monitoring' Startup

On July 17, 2012, a burglar who had no sense of history or understanding of the capabilities of technology broke into Steve Jobs’s home in Palo Alto, CA, and took off with a bunch of iProducts as well as jewelry, the deceased man’s wallet, and other equipment. The premises were empty. The home was …

Home Security

Your Guide To The 3-D Printed Universe

Additive manufacturing can make almost anything, from fun experiments to paradigm-shifters. Here's how the innovations stack up.<p>What was a niche prototyping tool 25 years ago is fast becoming a globally competitive manufacturing method. Today’s 3-D printing industry is worth well over $2 billion, …

How It Is Made: 3D Printing Filament

plenty of testing stock<p>miscellaneous parts<p>ready to ship<p>extruder kits<p>packaged to stay dry<p>laser cut bits<p>other brands are available<p>Quadcopters scattered about<p>testing filament<p>another test<p>looks like filament spool holders<p>cutting parts<p>more quadcopters<p>pigment measuring station<p>raw pigment<p>glow pigment<p>this …

3D Printing

Filamento (Canceled)

<b>3D Printing is a technology that shows great promise</b> in both its ability to scale down the means of production and yet remain a cost effective choice</b> …

2015 Roundup Of 3D Printing Market Forecasts And Estimates

Manufacturers across a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, aerospace, dental, discrete, high tech, and medical products are all actively piloting and using 3D printing technologies today. Prototyping continues to dominate the reasons why enterprises pursue 3D printing, with the …

3D Printing

Purdue Researchers Print Using Liquid Metal -- Are Terminator-Style T-1000 Robots on Their Way?

If you were a child of the ’80s then you likely recall watching <i>Terminator 2</i> in awe at the special effects of the time. I probably watched the movie …

3D Printing