We’re producing more data than ever before, and the world of health care may be the source of the largest data explosion.Access to data has the potential to allow for major advancements in the treatment and prevention of disease, and there is a clamor in the private sector for more access to gove
This post is taken from remarks delivered on Oct. 8 at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative, in an event hosted by the Greater Waco Chamber.
They say knowledge is power. But as former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan once added, “Information is liberating.” The talk about big data and open data is ultimately a debate over social power and individual liberty. Nowhere was this debate more evident than at Google recently.
There is a block just off of Detroit’s Woodward Avenue where the city’s future is being built. Just a few years ago this cluster of buildings, known as Madison Block, housed squatters. Today some 300 young people are hard at work on 50 new startups.
Here in Las Vegas last week, the most interesting thing going on had nothing to do with flashy casinos, but with startups interested in putting a dent in their universe. SxSW V2V, held every summer in Las Vegas after the major conference in Austin, focuses on edu
The Smithsonian is using Kickstarter to raise funds to preserve the suit worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong in 1969.