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The ethics of modern web ad-blocking

More than fifteen years ago, in response to decreasing ad rates and banner blindness, web advertisers and publishers adopted pop-up ads.People <i>hated</i> …

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Salesforce and Philips partner in ambitious health data venture

Salesforce and Royal Philips NV have partnered in an ambitious venture to build a health platform that will connect healthcare providers, insurers, and healthcare consumers.<p>The two companies envision an open technology platform that will collect health data from a wide range of clinical machines …

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The sum of 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + ... until infinity is somehow -1/12

Here's a fun little brain wrinkle pinch for all you non-math people out there (that should be everyone in the world*): the sum of all natural …

Dropbox: The Inside Story Of Tech's Hottest Startup

<i>(This story appears on the Nov. 7, 2011 cover of Forbes.)</i><p>Here’s that rare Steve Jobs story, one that’s never been told, about the company that got away. Jobs had been tracking a young software developer named Drew Houston, who blasted his way onto Apple’s radar screen when he reverse-engineered …

These Jaw-Dropping Custom Prosthetic Limbs Redefine Fashion

Being born without a limb or even losing one through accident or injury, use to severely hamper your mobility. But with the rapid technological …

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These events can be captured and easily turned into relevant actions. Using data and software automation, a new frontier of real-world apps is …

Fish Sauce: An Ancient Roman Condiment Rises Again

Fish sauce — that funky, flavor-enhancing fermented condiment — is part of what gives Southeast Asian cooking its distinctive taste. But it turns out, this cornerstone of Eastern cooking actually has a long history on another continent: Europe. And it goes all the way back to the Roman Empire.<p>Like …

Steve Jobs: You have to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology

I love this video of Steve Jobs from 1997, answering a hard question in an open and honest way. This is what I want to see more of from all our …

Launch Quick and Custom Hospital Apps for Your Patients with Blueprints 2.0

MobileSmith is committed to delivering secure mobile applications for hospitals and healthcare organizations in ways that will not result in …

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ABOUT COMMONWELL HEALTH ALLIANCE - CommonWell Health Alliance

We Believe<p>We believe, above all else, that health IT must be inherently interoperable in order to work.<p>We believe that it is critical for …

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Drchrono Launches First EHR App That Leverages AirDrop To Enable Doctors And Patients To Securely Share Electronic Health Records On Mobile Devices

<i>drchono's is First Mobile EHR App to Support iOS7</i><p>drchrono Inc., the creator of a free Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platform on the iPad, iPhone …

Twilio’s Voice And Text APIs Now Reach 350M People, 4M Calls Each Day

Twilio, the Skype and telco competitor that lets developers incorporate voice and text services into apps and websites by way of a few lines of code, is taking its cloud-based communications platform ever higher into the sky. Speaking at the company’s TwilioCon developer conference, CEO Jeff Lawson …

Patients would switch docs to get EHR access | FierceHealthcare

Most Americans want full access to their electronic health records, and an increasing number would be willing to give up their current physicians for …

Five Health IT Firms Band Together To Create A National System For Identifying Patients And Sharing Medical Records

If you wound up in the emergency room far from home, unconscious, how would a physician find out if you were allergic to certain drugs, or had medical conditions they needed to know about? They probably wouldn’t – and you might die as a result.<p>Today, five major providers of electronic medical …

DrChrono is building a health care revolution on the iPad

“There are certain times in your life when you know it’s the right move to do something. Health care has always seemed like it’s just not there with technology; it always felt backwards.I believe health care should be as seamless as this: If you’re hurt while skiing in Colorado, doctors should be …

Priceline for health? PokitDok launches on mobile

Comparison shopping is commonplace when it comes to buying airplane tickets, electronics and other big ticket items. But a growing number of startups …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …

This Gadget Automatically Tunes Any Guitar In Seconds

The TronicalTune is your very own pocket roadie<p>Throughout their 23-year history, automatic guitar tuners have remained stubbornly complex systems that cost thousands of dollars and require tedious professional installation. Chris Adams, CEO of Tronical in Hamburg, Germany, has figured out a way …