Thanks to the open data movement, anyone can be a cartographer. Professor Laura Kurgan on geography as a storytelling tool.
See on www.theatlanticcities.com
Data analytics – the study of information with a view to using it to predict the future – could revolutionise the sport by helping coaches put together the strongest possible team based on such factors as a player’s health or stress levels.
See on www.bbc.co.uk
Health care is changing. Oncology is changing. There is increasing discussion within the specialty about patient engagement, value-based care, and transparency. A few years ago, this was the language of minority voices such as advocacy groups and health policy analysts. Today, change is in everyone’s lexicon. In an article by Cosgrove and colleagues, the authors assert that patient-centeredness is the “idea that care should be designed around patients’ needs, preferences, circumstances, and well-being” and that it is “a central tenet of health care delivery.”
See on www.oncologypractice.com
by Ian Rowlands. Yesterday (September 12)
United Airlines “accidentally” had a fifteen minute super seat sale. Fly from Washington DC to Hawaii for $10! Washington DC to Minneapolis only $10 too! $5-10 for many domestic flights! It seems the problem was a fault in the booking engine. A system error – or as I like to think of it, a governance failure caused by human error.
See on www.dataversity.net
The cloud may not have quite reached maturity yet, but it’s getting there. Plenty of businesses rely on the cloud for mission-critical applications, and cloud adoption is steady enough in the U.S. that offshore public cloud providers fear they’ll never catch up to Amazon, Google, Rackspace and other cloud providers in the U.S
See on www.datamation.com