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.
The Smithsonian is using Kickstarter to raise funds to preserve the suit worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong in 1969.
Who are your leaders? As we toured cities for Innovation That Matters, 1776's study of civic entrepreneurship, we found that how this question told us a lot about the future of a city’s startup ecosystem.