Category Archive: Health

Jan 09

CES, part 3

Consumer Electronics Show January 5-8, 2017 Las Vegas, Nevada “Power to the people!—lack of data is disempowering.” ~ Dave deBronkart, Author “Big data is a means, not an end.” ~ Mick Farrell, ResMed “I am a medical data nudist—anyone can look at anything of mine, if it will help….” ~ Dave deBronkart, Author “Can you …

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Jan 06

CES, part 2

Consumer Electronics Show January 5-8, 2017 Las Vegas, Nevada “Sleep deprivation has been linked to 7 of the top 15 leading causes of death.” ~ Digital Health Summit “We are gong to talk about the number 1 under-reported health issue in our country—sleep!” ~ Dr. Mehmet Oz “Based on our objective data—21% sleep fewer than …

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Jun 20

Cannes Lions, part 2

Cannes Lions June 18-24, 2016 Cannes, France “VR may overtake TV by 2025.” ~ Karen Boswell, DDB “We apply the best techniques from gaming, to achieve a public health goal.” ~ Howard Rose, DeepStream “We are building a Nero-VR Platform—digital health apps that generate an experience, enhanced by sensors.” ~ Howard Rose, DeepStream “VR (can …

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Jun 20

Cannes Lions, part 1

Cannes Lions June 18-24, 2016 Cannes, France “Today, a newborn in Europe expects to live 100+ years.” ~ Atilla Cansun, Merck Consumer Health “We all have the right to live 100 kick-ass years! “ ~ Atilla Cansun, Merck Consumer Health “It may not seem like it here in the south of France, but creativity is …

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Mar 15

SXSW Interactive, part 3

SXSW Interactive March 11-15, 2016 Austin, Texas “Engineers are trying to understand how the electricity in our brains translates to thoughts, feelings.” ~ Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum “Aging causes damage to a lot of parts of the brain, and preferentially damages the hippocampus.” ~ Dr. Ted Berger, USC “The hippocampus changes short term memory (codes) …

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