Monthly Archives: October 2012

I’m sorry I missed that: Is technology affecting the way we communicate?

 Can technological distractions ruin an event or conversation? Photo by Moses – (The Crowd For DMB 2) So there I am perusing through LinkedIn, not only looking for the next best candidate but also looking for topics to discuss and … Continue reading

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Take Two Aspirin and Text Me in the Morning: Will healthcare technology implementations raise new privacy concerns?

Is the healthcare industry ready for secure texting? A new HIPAA compliant texting app is in beta testing at about 80 hospitals around the US right now. It is secure, traceable, encrypted and recorded. In other words, the HIPAA aspects … Continue reading

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Is LinkedIn Testing Shark Filled Waters with its New Top Influencers Updates?

Is LinkedIn jumping the shark with a new influencers feed? In what may end up being the jumping of the shark for LinkedInthey, to me at least, have succumbed to social peer pressure.Up until now the news feed features and … Continue reading

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Could your iPhone be hazardous to your healthcare?

Does new map technology pose a risk to users?A few weeks ago I wrote about the dangers cloud computing poses to your data and private information. We’ve also discussed the responsibility companies like Go Daddy and Apple have towards protecting … Continue reading

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