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JetBlue Shows How Cool Google Glass Would Be In Airports (GOOG, JBLU)

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Google began asking people a couple of weeks ago what they would do if they Google Glass.  Some people said they would use it in the classroom, create new interactive TV experiences using Glass, and even wear it in the operating room while performing surgery.   Now, JetBlue has come out and said...
JetBlue Shows How Cool Google Glass Would Be In Airports (GOOG, JBLU)

Surgeon Simulator 2013 - review

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PC; £6.99; Bossa StudiosImagine a terrible nightmare where you're faced with performing surgery, without ever studying it. It could go one of two ways. You could pool together every piece of knowledge you've unconsciously gained from watching medical dramas like Grey's Anatomy, House or Casualty and walk out a hero....
Surgeon Simulator 2013 - review
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Live from the operating room: Surgery comes to Twitter, Instagram

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An Instagram from Eleanor Day’s surgery last Tuesday. Swedish Medical Center provided live coverage via social media for the entire surgery. Live tweeting from events isn’t new. You’ve probably seen it happen on your Twitter feed from sporting events, political debates and tech shows, just to name a few. But...
Live from the operating room: Surgery comes to Twitter, Instagram

Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

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Sometimes it's awesome to be a guinea pig; take for example, getting down and dirty the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. When it comes to brain surgery, however, there are no happy little accidents -- and let's face it, Bob Ross would've been a horrible surgeon. Thankfully, a new...
Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

What Sort of Checklist Should You Be Using?

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Like zillions (or at least tens and tens of thousands) of other non-surgeons, I've been reading Atul Gawande's The Checklist Manifesto. It's a wonderfully entertaining and thought-provoking book. (If you want the short version, you can listen to HBR's Katherine Bell interviewing Gawande here.) Gawande convincingly makes the case that...
What Sort of Checklist Should You Be Using?

Kinect for Windows adds seated skeletal tracking

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Microsoft released a new software development kit for its Kinect for Windows sensor today, expanding the capabilities of the platform for software developers building new Kinect apps for Windows PCs. Version 1.5 of the SDK has been making headlines today for adding detailed facial tracking, including the ability to follow...
Kinect for Windows adds seated skeletal tracking
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Microsoft Just Picked 11 Startups To Build Amazing Apps For Kinect (MSFT)

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Microsoft and TechStars have picked 11 startups out of 500 applicants to participate in Microsoft's Kinect Accelerator program. The accelerator is based in Seattle and will run from April to June. Startups get $20,000, free office space for three months, and other perks.  TechStars will run and fund the...
Microsoft Just Picked 11 Startups To Build Amazing Apps For Kinect (MSFT)

Meet your next surgeon: Dr. Robot

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Thanks to big technological leaps, robots - yes robots - are becoming standard operating procedure. By Ryan Bradley, senior editor FORTUNE -- Frank Clement glimpsed the robot only once. After the operating room attendant finished shaving his chest, she asked him if he wanted to be knocked out or if...
Meet your next surgeon: Dr. Robot

Is Google Glass hospital ready? Advice from a physician to developers

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This is a guest post by Dr. Paul Langevin Google Glass has the potential to greatly enhance medical practice in a number of ways, VentureBeat recently reported. Among these is the ability to retrieve, see and disseminate information, in a rapid and efficient manner. However, Google Glass for health care will remain a concept —...
Is Google Glass hospital ready? Advice from a physician to developers

Can smartphones solve the healthcare crisis? 4 startups say yes

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale SAN FRANCISCO- Demo Mobile kicked off this morning with presentations from four mobile health startups. Each of these companies is applying mobile technology to the medical field to give people more control over their bodies, or to streamline...
Can smartphones solve the healthcare crisis? 4 startups say yes

Corning Looks to Recreate the Viral Magic With New Video About Glass

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One would hardly think a video about glass would go viral. But that’s what happened a year ago, when upstate New York-based Corning Inc., maker of optical fiber, Pyrex and the ultra-thin chemically strengthened glass used in many newer tablets and smartphones, posted a slickly produced marketing video on YouTube....
Corning Looks to Recreate the Viral Magic With New Video About Glass
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Singapore's DealGuru Spins Out Food Delivery Business To Chase New Funding

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DealGuru, one of the major daily deals sites in Singapore, has spun out its food delivery subsidiary, called FoodRunner. Prior to the new name, the service was called Room Service Deliveries, which DealGuru set up after it acquired Malaysia-based operator, Asian Room Service in October last year. The acquisition was...
Singapore's DealGuru Spins Out Food Delivery Business To Chase New Funding
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