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From the earliest outbreaks of Bubonic plague many centuries ago, to recent outbreaks of Ebola, I started to think about the information resources people had when confronting these crises. There couldn’t have been much during the dark ages in Europe. As people faced overwhelming illness and mortality, if they turned to anyone at all it… Read More »
We are currently living in the age of big data. Vast amounts of data are collected on everyone, everyday. The data may come from the phone, tracking where you are in an effort to connect to the closest tower. It might be in the security cameras or the software used by a child writing a… Read More »
This past week the innovation accelerator Pulse, a part of Mass Challenge, hosted an event with Innovation Leader about transforming healthcare. The Pulse accelerator is start up friendly health lab where entrepreneurs are connected to experts, institutions, and resources. Our health care system is facing serious issues, as can be determined from the news and… Read More »
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Definition of Resolve, transitive verb 5: to reach a firm decision about: resolve to get more sleep; resolve disputed points in a text. Source: Merriam-Webster In the work world, there are all sorts of “new years”, usually tied to the fiscal or funding cycles of the workplace. When I worked in public libraries, our fiscal… Read More »
The first week in November, I felt a tickle in my throat. Within twenty-four hours, this developed into a full-fledged head cold. Fever, sore throat, stuffy nose. Misery. As the symptoms dragged on, I found myself wanting a miracle cure. As the article suggests, I learned that the miracle cure is rest, plenty of fluids… Read More »