Amazing Stuff: Halloween Edition

This week’s Halloween edition of Amazing stuff highlights a short video on complexity science (and organizing a children’s party), an unexpected (and amusing) link between environmental health + pornography, a map of illness, marketing and PR for the masses, and figuring out what meaning really means in the world of design.

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Seeing Simplicity / Seeing Complexity

We often confuse simplicity and complexity, which can have harmful effects on our health and social wellbeing. The confusion between the complex and the simple as it relates to public health is discussed in this look at issues like vaccination and cigarette smoking.

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eHealth and the Trust Factor

Trust is the foundation of eHealth, yet that very concept is under threat in Ontario due to numerous spending and management scandals associated with the agency entrusted to lead eHealth in that province. Let’s consider what trust means in the eHealth context and challenge us to restore it.

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