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Smart umbrella measures air quality as it shelters you from the rain

A new project has produced an umbrella that’s smart in its application, its appearance and its aims – as you’re huddled beneath it in the rain, it measures and records air quality in the immediate vicinity to inform you about pollution. Show More Summary

Schrödinger’s Nielsen Box

The last three episodes of The Wil Wheaton Project (105, 106, 107) are pretty much what I wanted this show to be all along. I feel like it’s a good blend of irreverence, silliness, cleverness, and actual information that’s entertaining and interesting. We’ve had some great guests drop in, and our original creations (our silly […]

Change Management And The Power Of Language

Change programs are so often about actions. So much so in fact that the dialogue that surrounds and informs those changes can be dismissed as “just talk”. Time and time again, in working on transformation projects, I have faced an uphill battle in trying to persuade decision makers to give their proposed changes the air-time […]

Visible Prices

Visible Prices (VP) is a digital humanities project, currently in development, for a collection of prices drawn from literary and historical sources in 18th and 19th century England. Users will be able to search for information relating to a specific good or service, or a specific amount of money. For example, a query for 3 […]

New Technologies Fuel Patient Participation and Data Collection in Research

The changing dynamic of health studies driven by "big data" research projects will empower patients to become active participants who provide real-time information such as symptoms, side effects and clinical outcomes, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.

EXCLUSIVE: First Lady Chirlane McCray looks to write memoir

Get ready for Chirlane — The Book. Mayor de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, a poet and writer, is meeting informally with editors and agents who want to work on a book project with her, City Hall sources said.

NSA and Big IT Tech

The Government of Germany just announced that it will be cancelling an information technology project with Verizon. The announcement makes clear Germany is doing this because they do not trust that Verizon will or even can safeguardShow More Summary

The Incredible Shrinking Tech Spending Projections

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It's something of a ritual: On Monday, an analyst firm lowered its projection for information technology spending. Gartner's projection change isn't about economic weakness, however, but the tech we're using, and how we use it.

Modern Fusion of Lighting Design and Architecture: Villa Noord-Brabant

DPL Europe sent us photos and information regarding Villa Noord-Brabant, a modern residential project representing the ultimate fusion of lighting design and architecture, two disciplines which when in perfect harmony, complement and strengthen each other. Show More Summary

How the Citi Foundation is Helping to Build a Marketplace for U.S. Community Investments

Senior Program Officer Kristen Scheyder describes the Citi Foundation’s efforts to increase investment in CDFIs (community development financial institutions) through a joint project with Aeris, the information service for community investors. Show More Summary

Australian Defence Force Helps in Cambodia Health Project

Australian Defence Force (ADF) inform that its medical personnel working alongside colleagues from the armed forces of the US, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia

NSA and Big IT Tech

The Government of Germany just announced that it will be cancelling an information technology project with Verizon. The announcement makes clear Germany is doing this because they do not trust that Verizon will or even can safeguardShow More Summary

SCOTUS denies Google’s request to dismiss a lawsuit concerning its most controversial data collection program

Google’s decision to use vehicles meant to map roads for its Street View project to gather emails, passwords, and other personal information from unprotected WiFi networks continues to haunt it. The Supreme Court has denied its request to dismiss a lawsuit concerning the practice despite its numerous apologies and fines. Show More Summary

Facing Your Fears: Approaching People For Research

When working on a project, have you ever felt that you and the rest of the team were making a lot of decisions based on assumptions? Having to make choices with limited information is not unusual — especially in complex projects or with...Show More Summary

Autonomous filing cabinet reminds us that information lasts in the digital age

It only takes a few clicks to share information online, but that information may remain available to others for a very long time. Designer Jaap de Maat aims to remind us of this fact with his art project. I Know What You Did Last Summer...Show More Summary

Renewable Energy Provides 88 Percent of All New Generation for May, But Fossil Fuel Use, CO2 on the Rise

Several key findings from the recently released Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects 'Energy Infrastructure Update' and the Energy information’s Electric Power Monthly offer some insight in the changing landscape of energy development and production in the US. read more

How to Remember What You’ve Learned

We're bombarded with information every day. But how can we remember it? Oscar Del Ben has some ideas. The post How to Remember What You’ve Learned appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Coalition of States, ONC & SAMHSA Successfully Piloted Behavioral Health Data Exchange

A coalition of states, in partnership with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, successfully completed a pilot project for the interstate exchange of electronic behavioral health data using Direct. Show More Summary

Letter to My Absent Father

Josh McCumber writes the last letter he’ll ever write to his absentee father, informing him that it’s time to find some closure in their relationship. The post Letter to My Absent Father appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Classroom Video Capture Project Proceeds With No Protocols for Security or Informed Consent

With Bill Gates's yesman, Dorsey Hopson, renewed for another term as non-educator-in-charge of Shelby County Schools, the pressure is on to expand the use of Microsoft's cloud-based technology to every aspect of schooling, from administering high stakes tests to video capture of children and teachers for teacher evaluation. Show More Summary

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