UncategorizedJuly 24, 2012

The State of New Media and HIV

At the 19th International AIDS Conference, Susannah Fox shared a social history of the internet – our national story and her grandmother’s story.

UncategorizedJuly 20, 2012

The Future of Big Data

While many see promise in the future of data analysis, some fear that work with gigantic stores of information could lead to privacy abuses and mistaken forecasts

UncategorizedJuly 19, 2012

Health Care Hackers

Presenting our research to a roomful, not just a row full, of rare-disease patients and caregivers was an extraordinary experience.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2012

The Rise of the “Connected Viewer”

52% of adult cell owners use their phones while engaging with televised content; younger audiences are particularly active in these “connected viewing” experiences

UncategorizedJuly 12, 2012

Family Caregivers Online

Thirty percent of U.S. adults provide support to a loved one. The internet is a key information and communications resource for this front-line labor force.

UncategorizedJuly 10, 2012

CureTogether acquired by 23andme

Grassroots contribution to health research just got a boost. Is it time for us to measure personal genetic testing?

UncategorizedJuly 5, 2012

The Future of Corporate Responsibility

Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?

UncategorizedJune 29, 2012

The Future of Smart Systems

Experts think tech-enhanced homes, appliances, and utilities will spread. But those systems are complex and so far there is low public demand, so they advise: Don’t expect to see the “Home of the Future” by 2020.

UncategorizedJune 27, 2012

Bowling Alone, Healing Together

The American Journal of Managed Care recently published a commentary entitled, “Bowling Alone, Healing Together: The Role of Social Capital in Delivery Reform.”

UncategorizedJune 26, 2012

Cell Internet Use 2012

17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device. Most do so for convenience, but for some their phone is their only option for online access.