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Protests demonstrate growing demand for open access to research

protests demand open access to academic research

Last week, Winston Hide committed what he called "a toxic career move." Hide, an associate professor of bioinformatics and computational biology at the Harvard School of Public Health, publicly resigned from the editorial board of Genomics, an influential journal in his field. » Read more

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The power of the 1 and how open innovation changed global health

How global health was changed with open innovation

[The following is the speech text for the keynote I gave at the SwitchPoint Conference April 20, 2012]

It is sometimes said that computer scientists worry about only three numbers: 0, 1, and N, where N tends to get very large. Sometimes such oversimplifications can lead to astonishing insights, such as the one that I had 25 years ago in June of 1987. » Read more

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Ozioma puts locally relevant health data in the hands of journalists

Charlene Caburnay from the Health Communications Research Lab presented to the Health Data Initiative Forum today about Ozioma, winner of the Health 2.0 and National Cancer Institute Developer Challenge. » Read more

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