Articles tagged with: technology
Yesterday I was fortunate enough to attend the 2011 Health Data Initiative Forum at the National Institutes of Health’s Natcher Conference Center. In case you weren’t able to make it, the hashtag was #healthapps, and here are 5 things that caught my attention at this year’s forum: Ozioma – Ozioma is a site, currently finishing [...]
Guest Post by Tony Via 2011 was my first South By… more on that in a second. Between in-flight Wi-Fi and complimentary Bloody Mary’s, comfy chairs & charging stations in my layover airport (nice job, Dallas), and an exuberantly friendly (which, if you’ve never been South, you can’t truly appreciate) concierge when arriving at my [...]
I’m headed to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest today, to listen to people talk about great new ideas on designing the world we want to live in and to overuse the word awesome with old friends, internet friends and new friends too… but this post isn’t about all that. This post is about the [...]
The number one million, doesn’t mean what it used to… but it is still an important number in mobile health technology. Mainly because we haven’t heard it used much, in the context of adoption. The fitness and nutrition category has bested the coveted one million user mark, but I haven’t seen any other category touting [...]
…it is feasible that such complementary technologies could house FDA-required Important Safety Information on pharma ads someday, allowing video advertising of the future to be far less cluttered due to ISI being “just a click away”.
A technology that limits online viewing of network programming to local affiliates may be just the shot in the arm that local broadcasters need, or it may be applying 1960’s thinking to 2010 technology. Internet users want choice and control, and it could be argued this technology takes both out of the hands of the user.
Digital marketers and fans of convergence media should be paying more attention to the item in Wired about the new app that lets the iPad serve up companion content to television programming.
I have a lot of respect for entrepreneurs – it’s not easy to get up on stage and sell your baby (figuratively speaking). At DCWeek, the start-up showcase involved three seasoned entrepreneurs asking tough questions of five startup leaders – what’s your business model? Great, but how are you going to SELL this thing? With [...]
A lot has been written about whether Bezos’ Kindle will be slayed by Jobs’ iPad, with reviewers dissecting everything from the latter’s screen resolution to lack of camera. Less has been written on the impact that Apple’s new toy will have on struggling print publishers, with articles like this one “Can Apple’s Tablet Save Newspaper [...]
I was recently invited to speak at the mHealth Networking Conference in Washington DC about the role mobile phones can play in disease management. It was clear from the two days of presentations that mobile for health is an area of challenge and opportunity. Most of us are easily excited by novel health iPhone apps [...]