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Ubiquitous computing

Ubiquitous Computing: Bringing Technology to the Human Level

Posted on August 15, 2017

In the early 2000s, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed what they called Project Oxygen. This project was aimed at creating a ubiquitous computing model that would make technology more human-centered for all. “For over forty years, computation has centered about machines, not people. We have catered to expensive computers, pampering them in air-conditioned […]


IT Influences Academic Medicine

IT in Academic Medicine (GIR) Conference 2016

Posted on May 18, 2016

“Information is the lifeblood of medicine and health information technology is destined to be the circulatory system for that information,” ~ David Blumenthal, MD The IT Role IT (Information Technology) has been hugely beneficial for the academic medicine industry. Just consider how the public hospitals, private clinics, and teaching institutions for the health care providers […]