Beyond Google Wave, the metaphor of waves sloshing around in a sea of influence provides a useful metaphor for those interested in doing evaluation in an eHealth environment where there is no one cause and many consequences.
Our tweets and Facebook posts provide us with new ways to tell stories that can be as rich as traditional methods. By viewing these narrative fragments in context, we can learn a lot about our world and the way that we communicate.
Can we create mindful systems? Using tools like system dynamics models and social network analysis, we can make a start.
This week’s amazing stuff features photos, videos, participatory design, tweet tools, mindblowing statistics and more.
What we eat, how we produce the food we eat, whether our healthcare is environmentally sustainable, and how mobile technologies can help connect teens to health and filmmakers to audiences is all part of this week’s edition of Amazing Stuff.
From H1N1 apps for the iPhone, seeing the beauty of islands from space, the carbon footprint of pets, exploring innovation online, and visualizing the world around us using computer-assisted tools, the first week of November has offered a lot of amazing things.
Is our use of the term ‘hero’ in the context of health care doing us more harm than good? What if we stood back and look at what that term means in light of true population and public and public health? We might change our tune.