With the tragic events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings today, the strength and weaknesses of Twitter and the new mediaRead more
Social Media For Researchers I recently sat down and chatted with Armine Yalnizyan, a journalist and board member of theRead more
Journalists occupy an important, yet often unacknowledged, role in the health system by providing a dispassionate account of the system’sRead more
Earlier this week I has the pleasure of attending talks from Bryan Boyer from the Helsinki Design Lab and learningRead more
Jonah Lehrer is/was as big as it gets in science writing and two weeks ago proved the adage that theRead more
What will our health landscape look like without the ability to take what we know and translate it into action? Worse yet, what if we simply are unable to even know what to do because the research and evidence isn’t there in the first place to translate into anything? Without another turn towards something more positive, we are about to find out.Read more
We got the moon and back three times in the span of ten years from the call to action from President Kennedy. An entire country rallied around a very simple and challenging task of putting humans on the moon.
Could the time be now for us to do the same with social innovation for health?Read more
Knowledge Hypocrites: Take Two!. The link above points to a great post by KMBeing that deserves some re-blogging here. ItRead more
Are you an evaluator and do you blog? If so, the American Evaluation Association wants to hear from you. ThisRead more
Meaning is something that requires attention to create and use and the more variables competing for attention in your life, the less meaningful things might be. If this is the case, can we design programs and initiatives that scale up from small to big? Or do we need to reframe the way we see scaling to something akin to a network, whereby there are a lot of small nodes connected together? Networking nodes seems to be a way to go big and go small.
If so, what does this mean for designing systems that scale?Read more