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TED

February 27, 2008

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No, not the airline. It’s the conference: http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/list You NEED to listen to at least half of these things. not only are the presentations topical and astute, they’re GOOD PRESENTATIONS…and everybody could use some work on their presentation skills!

The blogs just keep coming

February 27, 2008

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…but first, a few off-topic gems just to wake you up: Fantastic photos like the one above. Markku Lahdesmaki: http://www.markkuphoto.com/#mi=1&pt=0π=1&s=16&p=-1&a=0&at=0 Pharmaceutical vibes via ISO50: http://www.flickr.com/photos/exnovo/sets/72157594191592919/ A nice blog: http://www.maoxian.com A blog from William Gibson, the author of Neuromancer: http://www.williamgibsonbooks.com/blog/blog.asp Everything is connected. See this article (from City of Sound): http://www.cityofsound.com/blog/2008/02/the-street-as-p.html

Blogs after mine own heart

February 27, 2008

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via : Tech, gadgets, and other pretty things: http://x1brettstuff.blogspot.com/ British Library’s history of medical imagery: http://www.bl.uk/learning/artimages/bodies/bodies.html “A directory of wonderful things.” Seriously, this blog rules: http://www.boingboing.net/ I don’t usually like standup, but this one’s great: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM-HWkbnDfg Beautiful things: http://www.monoscope.com/ soft art: http://www.flight404.com/blog/ More simple and beautiful: http://www.nodeberlin.com/ Sublime oils on wood: http://www.audrey-kawasaki.com/2007/index.php and so close, […]

Medical Tourism, part one

February 27, 2008

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If we don’t see massive reform very soon, I think this is going to become so huge. It’ll probably become huge anyway, because the quality metrics are so good and the prices are so low that some procedures are almost certain to grow in their ability to attract self-payers…despite however the reimbursement scheme pans out […]

Displays for Medical Imaging, Clinical Review, or Dashboards

February 14, 2008

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What kind of resolution do you need? It depends upon your viewing distance! http://www.carltonbale.com/2006/11/1080p-does-matter/ http://www.audioholics.com/education/display-formats-technology/1080p-and-the-acuity-of-human-vision Here’s some support: read Imaging Science’s opinions on what metrics are important, in general… from http://www.imagingscience.com: …the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) states the the most important aspects of picture quality are (in order): 1) contrast ratio, 2) color saturation, 3) […]

Milford Graves, jazz drummer

February 14, 2008

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: Music of the human heart may hold clues to healing. Finding healing music in the heart New York Magazine: The jazz scientist JazzHouse.org: The heartbeat of Queens …and another unrelated, but interesting story from NPR: Music helps physicians heal themselves

Album Covers!

February 13, 2008

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Vinyl Sleeve Heads http://yadogg.com/pictures/vinyl-sleeve-heads/ Matching Vinyl Sleeves http://www.afhakers.nl/media.asp?x=7995 RateMusic’s 100 Worst Album Covers http://rateyourmusic.com/list/djlanda/the_100_worst_album_covers_ever/ …and two nice books: by Burkhardt Seiler and by Marsh and Callingham