Innovation

Democratization of entertainment?

A good NY Times article about user-developed content on the net. From photo- and calendar-sharing services to "citizen journalist" sites and annotated satellite images, the Internet is morphing yet again. A remarkable array of software systems makes it simple to share anything instantly, and sometimes enhance it along the way…. …the abundance of user-generated content – which includes online games, ...

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Second Life Relay and Worldchanging.org

I am so excited that our Second Life Relay is popping up in great design sites such as WorldChanging.org. C. Sven Johnson is one of our volunteers who is just doing some amazing things creating images and collateral for our event.  I appreciate the publicity for the event and glad it is on a blog with such notoriety. I have ...

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Cleveland Clinic plans medical innovation summit

Here is an interesting form of social networking – bring key leaders in healthcare to your doorstep to talk about innovation (including venture investors). It helps if you’re the Cleveland Clinic. This year’s Medical Innovation Summit, planned for October, is the third summit of the Cleveland Clinic. The past two years it focused on cardiology, but this year it is looking ...

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Docs Going Digital

There’s an interesting article in the July 2005 Business 2.0 entitled "Helping Doctors Go Digital." It talks about an application that runs on Palm and Pocket PC devices call Epocrates Essentials (1 in every 4 docs subscribes to it). It is free for basic drug data and starts at $60 a year for information like disease profiles and diagnostics.    ...

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