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At least, some things are improving in this world.
 
A demonstration of the power of openness and how the level of openness apparently makes the difference.


A study showing a fall in positive trial results after the roll-out of clinicaltrials.gov attracted much attention on social media.
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What's new at Google?
At its 2015 I/O keynote, Google focused mostly on optimizing Android — but that's actually a pretty big project. A lot of the updates involved reducing friction: there were updates to Android...
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Plastics to replace metal
If this is possible for engines...then what other opportunities does this bring?
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Interesting reflections on wearables and how they can change our way of interacting with smart devices.
Mike Elgan originally shared to Technology:
 
The Apple Watch and our cyborg future.

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/SD1eeq )

My first week of wearing the Apple Watch has transformed my thinking about the direction of mobile and wearable computing.

It has become clear to me that we're all becoming cyborgs. A cyborg is a person whose normal human abilities are enhanced or magnified by technology. This is different from a person who uses technology as a tool.

While becoming a cyborg sounds unappealing, it's actually going to boost health, happiness and prosperity.

Android fans, Apple-haters and techno-skeptics: Stay with me here. This column is not about how great Apple is. It's about the cultural journey we're all on together.

In my week of wearing the Apple Watch, I have experienced three epiphanies about what the wearable revolution has in store for all of us. Here's what I've realized: 

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2920305/wearables/the-apple-watch-and-our-cyborg-future.html

#AppleWatch #WearableComputing
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This could be a very powerful combination...
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“TechBits: Analyzing medical data, breaking smartphones - US News” (Via @NOW) http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2015/04/15/techbits-analyzing-medical-data-breaking-smartphones 
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Your smartphone could be a valuable tool for medical research — and for treating a variety of ailments.
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One of the best applications of 3D printers I have seen so far!
The hand can be built in less than two days and may hit the market next year
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Amazing that with standard Canon lenses, they could produce a telescope which is superior in capturing faint light to traditional telescopes. Good example of Out-of-the-box thinking.
The Dragonfly Telephoto Array, a robotic imaging system optimised for the detection of extended ultra-low surface brightness structures. The array consists of Canon 400mm f/2.8 L IS II USM telephoto lenses coupled to science-grade SBIG STF-8300M CCD cameras, all carried by a Paramount ME-II ...
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The most dangerous car on this road?  The manually operated ones...
After 1.7 million miles we’ve learned a lot — not just about our system but how humans drive, too.
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A complete new approach to 3D printing, that has the potential to disrupt current 3D printing technologies.
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Will Oracle kill salesforce like they've killed Siebel before?
Who else could buy it?  Microsoft, IBM, Google, Apple...who else might be going after this jewel?
Multiple media sources are reporting that CRM software company Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) has hired banking consultants to assist the firm in assessing takeover offers after being approached by a
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Interesting and I would agree with some of them. It is up to our young entrepreneurs to make it happen. Disrupt!
 
With many healthcare trends.
Baked into the venture capital model is an assumption that any individual venture capitalist is going to be wrong way more than he or she is going to be right.  But if you get five of them together, with a couple hundred spectators as a crowdsourced backstop, you can come [...]
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Interested in transformational IT & in photography.
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I have a particular interest in the future of the healthcare ecosystem and how it will be affected by the cloud and by social communities.
I love photography, wine, socializing with friends and I try to follow the economic news.
All my posts on the internet are reflecting my personal opinion, which may differ from my company's position.
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My professional career has developed over many years in Information Technology in the Pharmaceutical Industry (Janssen - a division of Johnson & Johnson). I have been responsible for some of our biggest IT projects in Europe, including the roll-out of SAP and Siebel in over 20 countries in Europe. At present, I am responsible for our IT solutions in EMEA in the areas of CRM, BI, Web and innovation and integration.
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  • Johnson & Johnson
    present
  • Janssen Pharmaceutica
    Director IT, Regional Initiatives EMEA, present