Tag Archive: Health

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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Jan 07


CES 2015 January 6-9, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada “57% of ads are never viewed by a human—with a number like that, nothing else matters.” ~ Neal Mohan, Google “A lot of the money we used to put into user acquisition—we now put that into the product.” (& leads to referrals) ~ Jeff Levick, Spotify “For …

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Feb 24

Wisdom 2.0, part 2

Wisdom 2.0 Conference February 21-24, 2013 San Francisco, California Part 2 “Creating an environment of mindfulness starts with yourself.” ~ Melissa Daimler, Head of Organizational Effectiveness and Learning at Twitter “It is easy to forget how much control we have over our lives. We need to listen to our own stories.” ~ Arturo Bejar, Director of Engineering at …

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Feb 23

Wisdom 2.0 Conference

Wisdom 2.0 Conference February 21-24, 2013 San Francisco, California “Data is becoming a burden….There is an emerging field of visualization where artists and scientists extract positive value.” ~ Padmasreee Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at Cisco “Balance doesn’t mean spending equal hours on family, work, self — make your choice & then don’t feel …

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Feb 05

PMWC 2013 Quotes

Personalized Medicine World Conference 2013 January 28-29, 2013 Silicon Valley, California “Do we need a genomics test to tell us to exercise and eat right?” ~ Ira Klein, Aetna “Just shoving data around is not helpful.” ~ Ira Klein, Aetna “Biomarkers should only be used if they are going to lead to a change in …

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