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Francine Hardaway has been at 3 events

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Robert Scoble5,600,593Join Robert Scoble and Shel Israel for the launch of their new book, Age of Context, which is about how sensors, wearable computers, machine learning, social, and location data are changing our world, our privacy, and bringing us highly assistive and personalized products and services.Everyone is invited. To RSVP, please visit EventBrite at http://ageofcontext.eventbrite.com/Age of Context Book Launch with Robert Scoble and Shel Israel2013-11-07 18:00:0083 
Kathi Browne9,847Our #glassmed  explorers have been pushing Glass to the limit, discovering ways this hands-free technology might benefit healthcare. One such application is Glass as a teaching tool. Procedures and surgeries are being video recorded to use as demonstration tools or to show different perspectives and approaches.  Whether used in a remote medical education setting or as a hands-on teaching tool ... worn by the healthcare professional, student, or patient ... our explorers are excited to share with you the potential they realize and to answer some of your questions.Anyone can watch this live discussion by visiting the event page at the appointed time, and post comments here for us to see. If you would like to participate in the discussion LIVE, don't be shy. Ask!Explorer Guests include:     Dr. +Heather Evans      Surgeon and Assistant Professor, University of Washington      Dr. +Rafael Grossmann        General/Trauma Surgeon & TEDx speaker , Eastern Maine Medical Center     Dr. Marty Olsen (+Chloe Glass )      Obstetrics and Gynecology, East Tenn State Univers College of Medicine#GlassMed   #GoogleGlass   #GlassExplorers   #hangoutsonair   #HOA  HOA: Glass in Medical Training2013-07-30 14:30:0039 
Veterans United280,241Glass Hangout with Fellow Glass ExplorersJoin fellow Glass Explorers from around the nation as they talk about how they're using one of the world's first wearable computers.  From veterans advocates, doctors, to journalists, to developers... hear about their experience with Glass and its first person point of view.  If you have questions, please leave them below and we'll try to answer them LIVE in our Hangout. Glass Cast with Google Glass Explorers2013-07-17 01:00:00108 

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Becky Collins14,837Advertising Professionals Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-08-12 05:01:10486319
Nick Warner645Check out these awesome Crowdfunders2014-08-07 16:05:31470001
Carms Perez47,102Here's a circle with amazing women to follow on G+! My most recent find is+Kristen Macready  who is very engaging and always has a positive and uplifting word to say! Do you know any other amazing G+ women that I'm missing in this circle? Please mention them in the comments! :) #ns  2014-02-26 23:30:07425809
John Nuntiatio26,872#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-02-08 21:29:0040110412
Scott Dawson4,241It's the weekend! Here's my Circle of New People on Google+  to share with all of you. This Circle is made up of new people I've circled in the past few weeks on Google+.To help build some engagement on Google+ & this Circle I ask that everyone who is in this circle share a recent post of their own, or one you've shared in the last week by adding a link to it in the comments.Doing so, will give us all an opportunity to connect and share with other active Google+ users.If you were notified then you are in this circle.I look forward to checking out your favorite posts that I might have missed!There's no requirement to share, +1 or Comment but it's always appreciated if you do.Have a great Saturday everyone!#sharedcircles  2014-02-08 15:06:03462231428
Scott Dawson3,845Happy Superbowl Sunday everyone!  Here's a Circle of New People I've circled recently on Google+  to share with all of you.To help build some engagement on Google+ & this Circle I ask that everyone who is in this circle share a recent post of their own by adding a link to it in the comments.Doing so, will give us all an opportunity to connect and share with other active Google+ users.If you were notified then you are in this circle.I look forward to checking out some of your favorite posts that I might have missed!Enjoy your Sunday!#sharedcircles  2014-02-02 14:35:09476281732
Corlis Gray97+Scott Dawson shared this circle of new people.Add them and many will follow you back. #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpublicircles  2014-01-25 20:29:53483141121
Artur M.36,029A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра. #forfriends  2014-01-23 12:29:58459502975
Artur M.34,522A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.#forfriends  2014-01-10 16:26:54459572479
John Nuntiatio22,159#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport  2013-12-22 13:42:282177210
John Nuntiatio21,756#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport  2013-12-18 17:23:032208310
John Nuntiatio21,140#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share 2013-12-11 12:50:0222210617
Peter Smith0#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share 2013-12-07 21:22:28468000
Timo Kiviluoma6,012ACTIVE BLOGGERS. This circle is full of original content creators, bloggers, writers, artists. Somebody need to create the content you can share!+Circles  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #bloggers  2013-12-05 14:28:0445110
J.T. Smith40These are all people I was recommended to follow! They are currently in my Temporary circle, and I'll follow them permanently based on their engagement with me in the next day or so! #circleshare    #sharedcircles   #publiccircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circlemaster   #circle   #addmetoyourcircles   #addmetocircles   #addmenow   #addmepleasethanks  2013-10-19 19:57:21492207
Uniikii0Uniikii's networking #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   #sharedcircles                 #2013-08-14 15:07:53483309
Domus Vitae Inc.153Shared Circle of #entrepreneurs  www.domusvitae.ca   #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   2013-08-05 19:31:504824114
Tim Moore41,568Animal and Pet Lovers on +Google+ Circle all of these great folks if you love pets and animals. You won't regret it. #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheday   #pets   #animals   #petlove   #animallovers   #doglovers   #cat   #caturday   #catlovers   #petlovers   #animalrights  2013-07-11 16:40:1743510314
Andrew Willigar1,118Andrew Willigar's Arizona Circle #traveltuesday   #puffpuffpasstuesdays  If you would like to be included in the next circle to discover new people and to gain more #friends #fans and #followers then you must complete these steps:(ALL 4 steps are REQUIRED to be added and I am only adding people who live in Arizona to this circle) Read all the way down...1. Go To original post2. SHARE AND +1 THIS POST 3. ADD the Circle4. COMMENT BelowI put ALL NEW people in this circle with every single share so you'll want to keep following me on G+ so you will get notified when I share a new one!The most active people on my posts (+1's, comments, etc.) will get placed in My "Andrew Willigar's #HotPotatoCircle " and "Andrew Willigar's #VIPcircle " which will basically get you promoted throughout ALL of my circles! Don't remove me from your circles or you'll be removed from the shared circles.Subscribe on Youtube!http://www.youtube.com/AndrewWilligarJoin me on my other Social sites:http://xeeme.com/AndrewWilligar #PHX    #Arizona #phoenix   #AZ   #Tempe   #ASU  2013-07-09 16:35:32329000
Kelvin Williams3,027Here are the people I'd recommend you follow on this #FollowFriday .I think these people are so awesome I'm sharing this circle again.  Add it, share it, and I'll put you into the next one.  :)(This is a slightly modified circle that was shared earlier in the week--I had some people left out.)2013-06-21 20:52:51202303
Kelvin Williams3,027This circle rightchea....  This is the only one you ever need.  This is the bestest circle on Google+ without question.Import it and share it.  It will make your Google+ more better.2013-06-20 00:51:1319176338
Timo Kiviluoma3,215A circle of active bloggers. Original contents and individual thoughts. Maybe you should add all of them? #circleshare   #circles   #sharedcircles   #bloggers  2013-03-17 11:11:2753111
Lee Edgerton0I've never shared a circle before. Thought I'd share my Social Media circle. It's made up of my own finds and recommendations from others. I'm always looking to trim it down depending on the content shared and whether I find it relevant for what I'm doing.Do you have any recommendations?2013-01-15 23:56:36501216
Jaime lechtig0Great people to meet in this circle that I share. Please, add me into your circle and I will add you back Thank you +james wertheimer +yaakov ben raphael   Jaime2012-11-20 05:25:37488001
Tim Moore25,370As promised, here is my Animal Lovers Circle 1 for #sharedcircleoftheday These Awesome PLUSSERS really love #animals #pets #puppies #dogs #cats and all the others too! If you'd like to be added to Animal Lovers Circle 2 - please just drop your name below as I begin making that one. If you'd like to RESHARE this, please let the spirit move you! :)+CircleCount +CIRCLES on Google+ +Suggested Users List +The Suggested User List Plus +Suggested Circles +Full Circle +Add Me to Your Circles +Nothing but Circles #sharedcircles #sharedcircleday #sharedpubliccircles2012-11-08 22:01:38473402627
Andrea Memenas5,995There are so many awesome women in my "Smart Chicks" circle that it exceeds G+'s 500-people-shared-at-once limit...You really need to follow these ladies. It will immediately make your G+ experience better.2012-10-23 20:00:075009010
Timo Kiviluoma1,258Do you want something else than funny photos and strange videos in your stream? Add this Blogger stream, these people can write. #sharedcircles   #shared   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircle   #blogging   #blogger   #bloggers   #circleshare   #circles   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday  2012-10-20 11:43:3552000
Amanda Blain2,059,014*Real Bloggers Circle*This circle is made up of active ongoing bloggers. I personally went to each and every person's blog in this group... to make sure they are regularly creating content. These folks understand writing online, and how to blog. A few big names, but lots of smaller folks who have built a great audience too...  This circle took a long time to curate, if you are in it feel free to share it ♥If you are an active blogger (ie. meaning you post regularly to a public blog several times a week/month for many months/years ) please comment here with your blog and i'll check it out for the next round. #blogging #writer #sharedcircles  2012-10-09 18:23:44508420138
Thomas Power32,090some great people to get to know worldwide in this Circle feel free to share2012-09-12 13:56:1650110220
Jeff Jockisch18,43275 Non-GhostsI haven't done a circle share recently to let you know who I'm interacting with a lot.  This is half of my top 150 most relevant.  I couldn't stop at 50 or 100 -- too many good people here :)  Look for the other half of the 150 most relevant share as *75 Non-Idiots*2012-07-25 01:41:037532632
Linda Dee45,148██▀▀▀▀▌╔╗╔╗╔╗╦╔╦░╔═╔╗██▀▀▀▀✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲ ▀▀▀██░░╠╝╠╣║╝║╝║░╠═║╝▀▀▀██░░░░░✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲ ▐▀▀▀▀░░╩░╝╚╝║╝║╚╝╚═╝║▐▀▀▀▀░░ ✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲✲´*.❄¨¯`*✲HangoutLuminaries ☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆♥☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥This Circle contains people from every corner of the world who possess a reciprocal partiality for one another to facilitate an engagement in a melange  of communique for a special repartee of Humor, Tech, Politics, Relationships, Spirituality, Sports, Music, Pets, Gardening, Cuisine, Health, Diet & Exercise, Medicine, Celebrity and Current Events. It is cordial, albeit with a sparkle of sensual geniality and in the wee hours could develop into the unsavory and inelegant.... PREPARE TO LAUGH, LEARN & ENGAGE WITH THE HANGOUTS☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆♥☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥•♪*。°•☆☆*。°•♪*。°•☆*。◦♥2012-07-24 06:45:47395338
Chris Cota0Hybrid Circle - #snowballeffect   #nothingbutcircles  Cool G+ Chicks! Circle them! from +Michelle Marie  and  "Social Media Peeps" from +Scott Ayres  #sharedcirclessharedacirclewithyou   #sharingiscaring   #circleshare  #livewelllaughoftenlovemuch  2012-07-20 21:19:52293012
Alex Grossman24,072For my second Circle today for Follow Friday, here is my Respectful Politics Circle. This Circle is by request only and not for the faint of heart. It's filled with people who are passionate about politics and issues that impact society and come from across the political spectrum - the point is to have fun, learn and share. If you're interested in joining the discussions, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. No commitment to share your own posts, but it is preferred that you at least comment semi-regularly so as to encourage discussion. Just keep in mind that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful and civil manner. Let your passion fill you, but always temper it with manners, respect and politeness. Bullies will not be tolerated. The point is not to "win" but to learn. #followfriday   #followfridaycircle   #politics  2012-07-20 15:10:0498901
Gideon Rosenblatt15,683Organizational ChangersThis is a group of people focused on organizational change. Many are consultants. Some are writers and public speakers. Many work with business. Some work with social change organizations. Some have expertise in strategy, some in marketing, some in other fields of expertise, but all have some interest in changing the way organizations work.Two requests: 1) If you're in this circle, and this isn't your thing, please let me know. It's still very much a work in progress. I try my best to be accurate in my assessments of people's interests, but I'm far from perfect. 2) If you know of someone (including yourself) who is into organizational change and is not in this circle, please let me know. I'm trying to keep this a useful circle for connecting with people who share an interest in this area. It's not a popularity contest. So please use your discretion. Thanks. 2012-07-19 01:21:231361101637
Carms Perez22,447G+ amazing women that you can't miss out on!! Add any lady that belongs here and isn't here yet!! No stream would be great without them!! =D Enjoy & share this circle!2012-07-06 05:28:214071016
Craig Froehle4,629467 Plussers Well Worth FollowingSome curated recommendations to make your Tuesday a bit more interesting. I kept this circle largely free of celebrities, pages, and organizations, so these should (nearly) all be actual people. Enjoy!By the way, topic-wise, it's a bit of a potpourri, but with emphasis on technology, science, progressive politics, skepticism, and other fascinating things.Note that I don't always agree with everyone in this circle, so don't take this as an endorsement of their ideas...merely that they tend to be thoughtful when presenting them.2012-07-03 14:29:094671718
Rob Gordon25,033Business & Life Coaches, Advisors & Mentors.  This is a "shared circle" I last published a few months ago of people  on Google+ who are involved in mentoring, coaching or advising small businesses.  I am resharing this for two reasons.  First, I would like to know of other people who are involved in this as a profession who would like to be added to this circle, so please comment here if I should add you for the next time I publish.  Second, and maybe more important right now, I want to invite everyone in this circle to participate in our "Startup Chautauqua" next Saturday.  I described this event on this post: http://goo.gl/gTz2f where I probably got a bit too wordy, but basically we are planning a "multi-hangout" event for small business here, where participants will be able to go from hangout to hangout so we can get to know each other better and maybe find ways to help each other.  If you decide to be a hangout host you can either hold an informal "open house" or have a more organized presentation. We will be having two sessions of 20 minutes each.  I will be publishing more information about the format early next week.  This event is open to everyone so let me know if you would be interested in participating. 2012-06-23 19:07:065127414
Alister Macintyre7,220My copy, of this circle of people interested in our Economy and how come it is in a mess, is over 600 people, but I can only share 500.  Some day, I will split the people here into smaller circles of secondary interests, or maybe installments.2012-06-15 03:15:52501314
Michael Kendle299Here's a circle of tech people. The circle is bigger but only lets me share 500. If you're interested in tech, this is a good place to start.2012-06-07 13:57:05501115
Meilani MacDonald2,935Small Business circle 1 of 2Hello small business peeps! I'm a small biz person and naturally I want to connect with other small biz owners. I really feel we all have so much to share with each other and to learn from one another as we navigate this world called Google+ that provides us with so many great tools and resources to support our small biz efforts. I also think it's a good thing to support each other, and lift each other up as we work towards our goals. So I've been collecting small biz people and shared small biz & entrepreneurs circles, because those are the people I most want in my own circles, to follow, to connect with, and to support. I have 700+ small bizzes in my circle, so I've split it into two circles to share with you. This is #1 of the 2, and #2 is next. Let's hear it for small business!Btw, speaking of supporting small bizzes, I host a TGIF Biz Networking Hangout every Friday at 4pm pst, now a Hangout on Air. It is a chance to give yourself and your biz a little promo, and I feature special guests who are small biz owners and who have all kinds of good advice and info to share with other small biz owners. Please check my profile for more info or to watch last Friday's episode, where we talked about QR codes and great ideas for how to use them, and also talked about the value of keeping content fresh on your blogs and web sites, and when and why to blog, or not to blog. #smallbusiness #sharedcircles #entrepreneur +CircleCount +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +Shared a Circle with you2012-05-28 18:22:494491159
Jason Castellani2,554The largest Social Media Circle that Google+ allows me to share. If you quickly want access to a large group of Social Media Players and Gurus, tap into this list. #socialmedia #socialbusiness #socialmediastrategy2012-05-23 16:23:095007511
Matthew Trotter63Okay. I've been collecting shared #writer / #reader circles for the past week or so, and I thought I'd share our combined efforts. Of course, G+ only allows you to share 500 people at a time, so this isn't a complete list, but it's pretty substantial.I've had a blast talking to and getting to know all of you over this past week or so. I've laughed, learned, and loved—a lot. I hope this circle will provide you the same pleasure that it has provided me.And just because you don't see yourself doesn't mean you're not in my circle. Like I said, there's a 500 person sharing limit. Still, if there's any doubt, you can ask to be added. I'm more than happy to.Much writerly love and salud,MattP.S. Share this circle and share the love with all of these fantastic people. #writers #writing #writersgroup #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #readers #readerscircle #books #ebooks #indieauthors2012-04-27 21:12:48500506
Robert Simpson9,855+Gideon Rosenblatt originally shared this #Circle of #Content people — #Writers and #People who create other types of #Media such as #Podcasts — but I saw it thanks to +Yifat Cohen. I have added a few more #Podcasters , namely the "Podfather" +Adam Curry, his co-host +John C Dvorak and +Todd Cochrane, author of the first book on #Podcasting .———————————————————————————————————Gideon Rosenblatt originally shared this post:Content PeopleThis circle is made up of people who create content - mostly writers, but also a few podcasters, broadcasters and other forms of content. It's getting harder and harder to differentiate medium these days, and many of these people span media. As usual, this circle is never complete. I'm open and eager to add interesting writers and content creators I may have missed. Please don't be upset if that describes many of you I already know and just somehow missed. Thanks.2012-04-23 21:18:29316916
Robert E. del Sol6,135150 PTM (People That Matter) Circle Yes, every one matters equally on G+, but these are the folks that #influence and are #engagers who in one way or another have helped me or have directly made my G+ experience more than awesome. They also have intelligent things to say and produce quality content. Most of them have less than 2000k followers with some exceptions you might recognize. Again, ALL deserve far more credit and ever larger following. Now, I know there is a world of folks on G+ equally deserving of recognition and recommendation but THESE folks got me through my own start on G+ and thanks to them I now also have a meaningful and thriving network Thank you all! Please, re- share freely and enjoy! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------#Circles #addcircles #circleshare #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #bestsharedcircle #sharedcircle #circlesharing #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleoflife +Public Circles +The Best Circles on Google+ +CircleCount +Shared Circles on G+ #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #bestsharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publichcirclesharing #peopletofollow #followback #circleback #sharedcircleoftheday #followfriday #followfridaycircle #sharingcircles #circlesunday #influence #engagers2012-04-23 17:27:5415017915
Gideon Rosenblatt11,881Content PeopleThis circle is made up of people who create content - mostly writers, but also a few podcasters, broadcasters and other forms of content. It's getting harder and harder to differentiate medium these days, and many of these people span media. As usual, this circle is never complete. I'm open and eager to add interesting writers and content creators I may have missed. Please don't be upset if that describes many of you I already know and just somehow missed. Thanks. #content #writers #media #circles2012-04-23 01:52:12312682145
Pongy Smith31This is the Assorted Goodies circle. Could you please re-share it? Would you like to be added?Tags: Technology, Magic, Entertainment, Futurism, VC, Crowdfunding2012-04-17 15:28:45492527
Louis Gray115,286Shared Circle: Engaging Women On Google+Last night +Daria Musk highlighted the top 50 women on Google+ who bring great content to her stream. As you can imagine, all users of Google+ bring unique value, but what I've found from having a circle dedicated to some of the great women on Google+, even as that circle has grown to hundreds, is incredible diversity and discovery of new interests.That's not to say men are boring... but... I digress. Here is my updated circle of great ladies on Google+. Add as many or as few as you like, and be prepared for some fantastic content and smart people.2012-04-13 17:44:35382272152
Alex Grossman20,016For my third Circle today for Follow Friday, here is my Respectful Politics Circle. This Circle is by request only and not for the faint of heart. It's filled with people who are passionate about politics and come from across the political spectrum - the point is to have fun, learn and share. If you're interested in joining the discussions, please let me know and I can add you to this Circle. No commitment to share your own posts, but it is preferred that you at least comment semi-regularly so as to encourage discussion. Just keep in mind that if you do participate that you do so in a respectful and civil manner. Let your passion fill you, but always temper it with manners, respect and politeness. Bullies will not be tolerated. The point is not to "win" but to learn. #followfriday #followfridaycircle #politics2012-04-13 14:34:56951403
Carms Perez18,332Do you know of any exceptional G+ ladies that are not on this circle and should be? High quality posts, posts often (every day, or every other day)? Let me know please. Also feel free to share this circle with others :)2012-04-10 19:45:3532119012
Jimmy James2,522This is my second shared circle of great G+ Ladies.... So many ladies have been brought (or brought themselves) to my attention since sharing the first one, I made this one... There is still room to add more here... but filling up fast... so I started yet a Third Great Ladies Circle I will re-post the first one forthwith... then the third. If you wish to be added or have any suggestions please comment on any of the three.2012-04-05 22:51:30372112

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2014-09-07 01:06:29 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Things on Twitter go from bad to worse. Twitter now looks like the Yellow Pages used to in the paper diectory era: dominated by large ads that make it difficult to see the “free listings,” the tweets from individuals I follow. If something looks big and has an illustration, it’s a safe bet that it’s a “promoted tweet.”

I joined Twitter in January 2007, relatively early in its existence. At the time, Twitter was a river, and you could read the “Everyone” feed and discover new and interesting friends. You dipped your toe in and you always got something cool out of it.

But in March, at SXSW, Twitter caught fire, telling us all where the good parties were. That was the first time I had to curate my stream, which was okay. I had the power to choose, and I chose to follow a group of intelligent, important (to me) people. These were MY people — the nerds, the earlyadopters, the curious... more »

Most reshares: 3

2014-09-07 01:06:29 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Things on Twitter go from bad to worse. Twitter now looks like the Yellow Pages used to in the paper diectory era: dominated by large ads that make it difficult to see the “free listings,” the tweets from individuals I follow. If something looks big and has an illustration, it’s a safe bet that it’s a “promoted tweet.”

I joined Twitter in January 2007, relatively early in its existence. At the time, Twitter was a river, and you could read the “Everyone” feed and discover new and interesting friends. You dipped your toe in and you always got something cool out of it.

But in March, at SXSW, Twitter caught fire, telling us all where the good parties were. That was the first time I had to curate my stream, which was okay. I had the power to choose, and I chose to follow a group of intelligent, important (to me) people. These were MY people — the nerds, the earlyadopters, the curious... more »

Most plusones: 9

2014-08-21 17:00:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

I enjoyed speaking to the Arizona Business Travel Association much more than I expected to. I guess I like to share my knowledge with people who are interested in learning.

I've decided to charge only a small fee, $500, so local groups can afford me. And I'm only going to speak about two things that I know really well: big technology changes that change our worlds and our industries, and navigating the health care system.

I'm not going to "package" myself. I'm just going to offer myself.

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2014-09-14 23:57:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Always love to read Steve Rubel 

Always love to read Steve Rubel ___

2014-09-14 19:39:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Go Christine Tsai: I know you're a partner. Hat tip to Dave McClure who tries his best to overcome bias. #500Startups #ChangetheRatio http://goo.gl/fEV2uH

Go Christine Tsai: I know you're a partner. Hat tip to Dave McClure who tries his best to overcome bias. #500Startups #ChangetheRatio http://goo.gl/fEV2uH___

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2014-09-14 18:05:14 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Homebuilders and Realtors, watch out:-)

Homebuilders and Realtors, watch out:-)___

2014-09-13 15:56:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Congratulations @clarashih http://techcrunch.com/2013/09/05/hearsay-social-series-c/

Congratulations @clarashih http://techcrunch.com/2013/09/05/hearsay-social-series-c/___

2014-09-13 15:54:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

I guess it was time for Apple to release a bigger screen iPhone: http://recode.net/2014/09/12/larger-iphone-6-plus-sells-out-amid-strong-demand-for-apples-latest-crop/?utm_source=newsletter&&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRonu6nPZKXonjHpfsX86e4sT%2Frn28M3109ad%2BrmPBy%2B2oMFWp8na%2BqWCgseOrQ8mFkIV8izUs0TrKM%3D#038;utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=rc_email_daily&utm_content=larger-iphone-6-plus-sells-out-record-number-of-iphone-pre-orders

I guess it was time for Apple to release a bigger screen iPhone: http://recode.net/2014/09/12/larger-iphone-6-plus-sells-out-amid-strong-demand-for-apples-latest-crop/?utm_source=newsletter&&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRonu6nPZKXonjHpfsX86e4sT%2Frn28M3109ad%2BrmPBy%2B2oMFWp8na%2BqWCgseOrQ8mFkIV8izUs0TrKM%3D#038;utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=rc_email_daily&utm_content=larger-iphone-6-plus-sells-out-record-number-of-iphone-pre-orders___

2014-09-13 15:51:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

The new economy is collaborative. https://medium.com/@hardaway/3a4edfb21157 Thanks @jowyang 

The new economy is collaborative. https://medium.com/@hardaway/3a4edfb21157 Thanks @jowyang ___

2014-09-12 23:15:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

OK, Apple. I get it now. The 6+ was indeed not ready for the event as the rumor mill predicted. So instead of mentioning that, you let me stay up till midnight dialing madly, sleep for five hours, and then get up to order a phone that I won't get until 11/20-27! Aren't I the fool?

OK, Apple. I get it now. The 6+ was indeed not ready for the event as the rumor mill predicted. So instead of mentioning that, you let me stay up till midnight dialing madly, sleep for five hours, and then get up to order a phone that I won't get until 11/20-27! Aren't I the fool?___

2014-09-12 15:20:10 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Just ordered my 6+ from the At&T site as Apple site wouldn't let phone ship to current address and wasn't eligible for in store pickup.

Just ordered my 6+ from the At&T site as Apple site wouldn't let phone ship to current address and wasn't eligible for in store pickup.___

2014-09-11 15:43:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

@benwerd @kevinmarks Known crashed my Chrome browser, OSX Yosemite when I tried to add a photo

@benwerd @kevinmarks Known crashed my Chrome browser, OSX Yosemite when I tried to add a photo___

2014-09-09 18:15:04 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Standing O for the Apple Watch. And they've got one for women. Changeable straps.

Standing O for the Apple Watch. And they've got one for women. Changeable straps.___

2014-09-09 18:01:16 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Standing O for the Apple Watch

Standing O for the Apple Watch___

2014-09-09 18:00:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Apple introduced the iWatch with a beautiful slomo reveal. Changing bands, etc.

Apple introduced the iWatch with a beautiful slomo reveal. Changing bands, etc.___

2014-09-09 17:55:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Apple introduces one touch payment both online and in person. Long list of partners, including Groupon. Walgreens, Whole Foods, Panera.

Apple introduces one touch payment both online and in person. Long list of partners, including Groupon. Walgreens, Whole Foods, Panera.___

2014-09-09 17:49:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Apple Pay: NFC with TouchID. Nice demo. #AppleEvent

Apple Pay: NFC with TouchID. Nice demo. #AppleEvent___

2014-09-09 17:48:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Go @jennydeluxe ! You're on a slide at the #AppleEvent 

Go @jennydeluxe ! You're on a slide at the #AppleEvent ___

2014-09-09 17:41:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299 Pre-orders Friday. 

iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299 Pre-orders Friday. ___

2014-09-09 17:36:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

@reckless is doing a kickass job on the @TheVerge live blog

@reckless is doing a kickass job on the @TheVerge live blog___

2014-09-09 17:33:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

The 6 Plus has better battery life.

The 6 Plus has better battery life.___

2014-09-09 17:30:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Apple 6 Plus has improved selfie camera (my interpretation).

Apple 6 Plus has improved selfie camera (my interpretation).___

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2014-09-09 17:24:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

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2014-09-09 17:20:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

iPhone 6 is 50% and up to 84% faster than older iPhones. #A8chip. Faster graphics. #videoads

iPhone 6 is 50% and up to 84% faster than older iPhones. #A8chip. Faster graphics. #videoads___

2014-09-09 17:17:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

In case you're not glued to your screen, Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6Plus. New controls, retina HD. #Reachability

In case you're not glued to your screen, Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6Plus. New controls, retina HD. #Reachability___

2014-09-09 17:16:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

In case you're not glued to your screen, Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6Plus. New controls, retina HD. #Reachability

In case you're not glued to your screen, Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6Plus. New controls, retina HD. #Reachability___

2014-09-08 15:58:18 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

#12NewsRain. Phoenix is having a possible 100 year flood today. Real fun for the dogs. http://goo.gl/T9AGVK

#12NewsRain. Phoenix is having a possible 100 year flood today. Real fun for the dogs. http://goo.gl/T9AGVK___

2014-09-08 15:56:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Buppy the Puppy swims on the Biltmore Golf Course at 6 AM #12NewsRain http://goo.gl/1rFlt2

Buppy the Puppy swims on the Biltmore Golf Course at 6 AM #12NewsRain http://goo.gl/1rFlt2___

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2014-09-08 15:52:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

It was so fabulous out on the golf course this morning!

It was so fabulous out on the golf course this morning!___

2014-09-07 01:06:29 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Things on Twitter go from bad to worse. Twitter now looks like the Yellow Pages used to in the paper diectory era: dominated by large ads that make it difficult to see the “free listings,” the tweets from individuals I follow. If something looks big and has an illustration, it’s a safe bet that it’s a “promoted tweet.”

I joined Twitter in January 2007, relatively early in its existence. At the time, Twitter was a river, and you could read the “Everyone” feed and discover new and interesting friends. You dipped your toe in and you always got something cool out of it.

But in March, at SXSW, Twitter caught fire, telling us all where the good parties were. That was the first time I had to curate my stream, which was okay. I had the power to choose, and I chose to follow a group of intelligent, important (to me) people. These were MY people — the nerds, the earlyadopters, the curious... more »

Things on Twitter go from bad to worse. Twitter now looks like the Yellow Pages used to in the paper diectory era: dominated by large ads that make it difficult to see the “free listings,” the tweets from individuals I follow. If something looks big and has an illustration, it’s a safe bet that it’s a “promoted tweet.”

I joined Twitter in January 2007, relatively early in its existence. At the time, Twitter was a river, and you could read the “Everyone” feed and discover new and interesting friends. You dipped your toe in and you always got something cool out of it.

But in March, at SXSW, Twitter caught fire, telling us all where the good parties were. That was the first time I had to curate my stream, which was okay. I had the power to choose, and I chose to follow a group of intelligent, important (to me) people. These were MY people — the nerds, the early adopters, the curious people who would try anything once. We were all trying Twitter, and we tweeted about someone’s cancer and how we could help her raise funds, and someone else’s work problems, and someone’s dinner plans. And sports. Early users of Twitter supported each other and gave each other advice, much like Facebook before Facebook got cool..

After a few disasters that appeared on Twitter before they appeared on CNN, including an earthquake and a couple of celebrity deaths, the journalists came on looking for sources. Again, I curated my stream. Like my other new friends, I followed the ones I wanted to follow, and I engaged with them and made friends. It was cool to dialogue with the journos.

But the arrival of the journalists fundamentally changed things, because they were followed quickly by the celebrities looking for the journalists. Here came MC Hammer and @therealshaq. Suddenly it became important to have more “followers.”

That was the first fundamental change: from listening to broadcasting. After all, why would you want tons of followers unless you want to broadcast to them? The journos quickly got that, and transformed themselves from reporters looking for sources to “personal brands” publicizing their stories.

For me, it was still okay. Twitter was my go-to source for news, whether from professional journalists or people at the scene (now called citizen journalists). The more the merrier.

But then the brands came. We early adopters thought that was the worst. They came on with no understanding of the listening function; they just busily barked their messages: 50% off double cheeseburger and fries today only. Even so, we quickly caught on that we could get customer service on Twitter. Thank you Frank Eliason.

That was the face of Twitter. In the background, on the technical side, Twitter had spawned an entire ecosystem of applications: apps to get followers, count followers, follow back automatically, take Twitter to the iPhone, give Twitter a better UI, built lists, and so on. Laura Fitton, one of my early adopter friends, built a directory for those apps and built a business around it.

But then Twitter started shutting down all those outside apps. I won’t bore you with the details, but it had to do with access to the “fire hose,” the full stream of data put out by Twitter users. Many entrepreneurs sought to do things with that data and started companies to do so. At some point, Twitter decided to turn off the firehose except to a handful of companies. Twitter threw dozens of companies out of business. Like it just did to Twitpic.

But we still weren’t to the point where there were ads. Yes, the brands were screaming, but you could get away from them by not following them.

And then came the ads and the IPO. All of a sudden, random shit was in my stream. It was no longer “my” stream; it was puncturated by strangers. When you added that to the fact that Twitter had already turned from a place I went for relationships to a place I went for broadcast news, you can see how Twitter was slowly moving away from me. I was indeed becoming the product. We all were.

That move was accelerated last week by Twitter floating the idea of algorithmically curating user streams the way Facebook does. I feel like when Twitter rolls that little feature out I will no longer see ANYTHING I want to see ever again.

I am an outlier. I don’t fit algorithms. It’s why I’m pretty safe from tempting ads: the algorithm always gets me wrong. AI always “learns” me wrong.

But when they (whoever “they” are, because everyone I knew at Twitter has left) start robbing me of my carefully curated news sources and replacing them with some filter bubble that’s blended with their advertising goals I feel like I have to draw the line.

Even if my Klout score goes to zero I’m not going to participate in this fiasco. I think I’ll drop off the platform and just hold on to the stock.___

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2014-09-05 01:38:16 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

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2014-09-04 20:18:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Awwwwe. Joan Rivers died.

Awwwwe. Joan Rivers died.___

2014-09-02 19:14:43 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

I guess ISIS also beheaded Sotloff: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/03/world/middleeast/steven-sotloff-isis-execution.html?rref=homepage&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Home%20Page&pgtype=article

I guess ISIS also beheaded Sotloff: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/03/world/middleeast/steven-sotloff-isis-execution.html?rref=homepage&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Home%20Page&pgtype=article___

2014-09-01 18:41:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

Have we really come to a point in society where we are focussed on filling our wants rather than merely our needs? And does this place us higher on Maslow’s hierarchy than people who are only meeting their needs?  

Will the iWatch and the IPhone 6 lead us closer to the self-actualization Maslow says is at the top of the pyramid?

I am going to buy an iWatch — or  whatever Apple is calling the new wearable “smart device” it’s announcing on September 9, but not shipping until next year because it probably doesn’t work yet.

I am also buying an iPhone 6.

I don’t need either of them.

And neither does anyone else.

That’s the problem with the current crop of technology products. No one really “needs” them. That’s the difference between the iPhone 6 and the first iPhone. Everyone needed that, or a smart phone like it, becausesmart phones connected ... more »

Have we really come to a point in society where we are focussed on filling our wants rather than merely our needs? And does this place us higher on Maslow’s hierarchy than people who are only meeting their needs?  

Will the iWatch and the IPhone 6 lead us closer to the self-actualization Maslow says is at the top of the pyramid?

I am going to buy an iWatch — or  whatever Apple is calling the new wearable “smart device” it’s announcing on September 9, but not shipping until next year because it probably doesn’t work yet.

I am also buying an iPhone 6.

I don’t need either of them.

And neither does anyone else.

That’s the problem with the current crop of technology products. No one really “needs” them. That’s the difference between the iPhone 6 and the first iPhone. Everyone needed that, or a smart phone like it, because smart phones connected the world, through both voice and data. But the very people who still need to be connected to the world, those in developing nations, cannot afford iPhones, and will have to be content with Androids. Which are quite good these days, and much less expensive.

Everyone thought they needed an iPad, too, when Steve Jobs introduced it. But in a matter of three years the Android tablet and the Android phone with the bigger screen have both eclipsed the iPad — and even made us question whether we need two devices. In Asia, they use the “phablet,” a single device with both functions; perhaps that’s enough.

And now comes the iWatch. With Google Glass and a drawer full of languishing fitness devices I don’t need that either, except to try it and write about it. I could say for educational reasons. But wouldn’t an African or Asian man sporting his first smart phone  look at the iWatch and laugh? “A device that saves me the trouble of  taking my phone out of my pocket? Man, I don’t even have a pocket.”

Somehow, here in the “first world.”  where our children are not getting educated for jobs, the middle class can no longer achieve upward mobility, the health care system is crooked and perhaps broken, the government is paralyzed, and war surrounds us, have we convinced ourselves we may “need” smart watches?

I’ll leave it to people smarter than myself to tell me whether that’s true. The recent emergence of the collaborative economy, the reluctance of the Millennials to consume in the old ways ( houses and cars), could signal a coming shift in consumerism. If that’s true, the smart watch (especially the iWatch, which will be the luxury brand) will either fall by the wayside or enjoy only a narrow niche of customers — not unlike the Louis Vuitton purse. But if Millennials decide all that collaborating and sharing doesn’t extend to one’s collection of fancy watches, then the iWatch has a bright future.

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2014-08-30 20:43:13 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

Great post by a great friend.

Great post by a great friend.___

2014-08-27 17:42:00 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Uh-oh. iWatch will be announced on Sept. 9 along with phone and big iPad? Too much! Guess I'll put off fall wardrobe

Uh-oh. iWatch will be announced on Sept. 9 along with phone and big iPad? Too much! Guess I'll put off fall wardrobe___

2014-08-25 17:04:46 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

My cardiologist's nurse just called to give me my lab results. Everything is normal, and she said I had a "great lipid panel" and my body obviously liked what I was doing for it. #vegan When you are my age, that's not an everyday result:-)

My cardiologist's nurse just called to give me my lab results. Everything is normal, and she said I had a "great lipid panel" and my body obviously liked what I was doing for it. #vegan When you are my age, that's not an everyday result:-)___

2014-08-25 16:44:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

Thank you @MayorStanton and your office for all your help getting #SySTEMSchools open on time. Went above and beyond. #Phoenix

Thank you @MayorStanton and your office for all your help getting #SySTEMSchools open on time. Went above and beyond. #Phoenix___

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2014-08-25 16:34:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Opening Day at #SySTEMSchools. #STEM #startup

Opening Day at #SySTEMSchools. #STEM #startup___

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2014-08-25 14:52:30 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s) 

Good description of how #wearables  should be.

Good description of how #wearables  should be.___

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2014-08-22 23:28:04 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

iTunes Top 10 Tech News podcasts...and I created and maintain the feed generator for half of them.

iTunes Top 10 Tech News podcasts...and I created and maintain the feed generator for half of them.___

2014-08-21 17:00:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

I enjoyed speaking to the Arizona Business Travel Association much more than I expected to. I guess I like to share my knowledge with people who are interested in learning.

I've decided to charge only a small fee, $500, so local groups can afford me. And I'm only going to speak about two things that I know really well: big technology changes that change our worlds and our industries, and navigating the health care system.

I'm not going to "package" myself. I'm just going to offer myself.

I enjoyed speaking to the Arizona Business Travel Association much more than I expected to. I guess I like to share my knowledge with people who are interested in learning.

I've decided to charge only a small fee, $500, so local groups can afford me. And I'm only going to speak about two things that I know really well: big technology changes that change our worlds and our industries, and navigating the health care system.

I'm not going to "package" myself. I'm just going to offer myself.___

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2014-08-19 20:27:06 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s) 

https://medium.com/@hardaway/5105b1458305

https://medium.com/@hardaway/5105b1458305___

2014-08-17 17:55:24 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

This is a screen shot of where I've been for the past four days. Google just knows it! http://goo.gl/yeYKrp

This is a screen shot of where I've been for the past four days. Google just knows it! http://goo.gl/yeYKrp___

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2014-08-17 16:36:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

You can listen to me tonight at 5 PM PDT

You can listen to me tonight at 5 PM PDT___

2014-08-14 18:58:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

SySTEM Schools board and founders with Mayor Greg Stanton at the Ribbon Cutting this morning. http://goo.gl/uy9WYs

SySTEM Schools board and founders with Mayor Greg Stanton at the Ribbon Cutting this morning. http://goo.gl/uy9WYs___

2014-08-11 23:49:05 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

Crap. Brilliant funny man in a state of misery. RIP Robin Williams.

Crap. Brilliant funny man in a state of misery. RIP Robin Williams.___

2014-08-11 04:00:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

The Knick

Sometimes it is necessary to revisit the past in order to see whether mankind has actually progressed. Lost in the day-to-day struggles, we lose sight of the long view. Especially with regard to American health care, which I view with more than a modicum of cynicism these days because as a Medicare patient I am the target of every doctor and hospital under the sun trying to sell me something that will prevent something I do not yet have, treat something I don't think needs treatment, or test me for something I haven't even conceptualized.



Why? Because they can. Because the technology exists and Medicare will pay for it, and doctors and hospitals need to survive. The business of medicine is big business. In the last week, I have narrowly escaped spending $8500 for dental work on teeth that don't yet hurt, and whatever Medicare will allow for a... more »

The Knick

Sometimes it is necessary to revisit the past in order to see whether mankind has actually progressed. Lost in the day-to-day struggles, we lose sight of the long view. Especially with regard to American health care, which I view with more than a modicum of cynicism these days because as a Medicare patient I am the target of every doctor and hospital under the sun trying to sell me something that will prevent something I do not yet have, treat something I don't think needs treatment, or test me for something I haven't even conceptualized.



Why? Because they can. Because the technology exists and Medicare will pay for it, and doctors and hospitals need to survive. The business of medicine is big business. In the last week, I have narrowly escaped spending $8500 for dental work on teeth that don't yet hurt, and whatever Medicare will allow for a colonoscopy I do not need. This despite the fact that I can't get a blood test that might actually tell me something I want to know. It's the reimbursement, stupid.



So I watched the first episode of "The Knick" tonight, and found it therapeutic for exactly the reasons described above. American health care might be bad now, but at the turn of the 20th century it was probably worse. Or maybe not.



If you haven't seen "The Knick" yet, it's a ten-part series about a New York city hospital and its chief surgeon just at a moment of great change. Electrification is coming to the city, along with  boatloads of immigrants with tuberculosis and other diseases.  "The Knick" stars Clive Owen as a man who, besides being an incredible surgeon, is a cocaine addict with collapsed veins. Every episode is directed by Stephen Soderberg, so we're in for a real thrill.



For reasons known only to me, I found "The Knick's" revelations comforting. After all, many doctors are addicted to painkillers today, and it's good to know that's part of a long time-honored tradition. It's also good to know that hospitals were running deficits because of uncompensated care as early as a century ago. I would hate to think my own generations fucked up something that used to work by overlaying insurance and its accompanying cost structure over an idyllic relationship between patient and doctor.



The first episode begins with a Caesarean section  performed publicly, with much fanfare,  for other physicians. It fails miserably; both the patient and the baby die. But we are meant to feel good, because  we know that now Caesarean sections are so routine they can be performed purely for the convenience of either the mother or the doctor. Just think! Only a century since something once worthy of witnessing in an amphitheater has devolved to  simply a scheduling issue. Surely this is progress.



I'll not ruin your enjoyment with spoilers, but the stage is set for contemplation of where we've come from and where we are now. Some things are obvious: the horse-drawn carriage is on its last legs, so to speak, and the hospital is being electrified. But others are not so obviously changed for the better: do our doctors still take their professions so seriously that failure to save a life is grounds for hara-kiri? Do we still have hospitals supported by wealthy families who want to help people? And what of the competition among physicians for honors at the hospital?



To me, "The Knick" is a complex meditation on health care, technology and progress, if such a concept really exists. Have we truly graduated from the dark ages in medicine to somewhere better? Or have we merely replaced one form of ignorant barbarism for another?  The first episode of this series was so good that I intend to stay tuned.


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2014-08-09 15:40:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

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2014-08-09 00:03:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

I just contributed to this. If it pushes your own button, help out.

I just contributed to this. If it pushes your own button, help out.___

2014-08-07 20:17:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

It's so delightful to listen to G3 podcasts and hear my smart friends talking tech and life. http://goo.gl/qDJ8ou

It's so delightful to listen to G3 podcasts and hear my smart friends talking tech and life. http://goo.gl/qDJ8ou___

2014-08-07 16:05:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

For my accredited investor friends: AZBio in partnership with the Life Science Associations of Southern California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Nevada, and Texas, is hosting accredited investors as guests for both the AZBio Awards on September 17, 2014 and the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference on September 18th. I will be there and I hope you will be too. Details and registration information can be found at www.WhiteHatInvestors.com. Registration is complimentary for all investors and members of the media. http://www.WhiteHatInvestors.com. 

For my accredited investor friends: AZBio in partnership with the Life Science Associations of Southern California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Nevada, and Texas, is hosting accredited investors as guests for both the AZBio Awards on September 17, 2014 and the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference on September 18th. I will be there and I hope you will be too. Details and registration information can be found at www.WhiteHatInvestors.com. Registration is complimentary for all investors and members of the media. http://www.WhiteHatInvestors.com. ___

2014-08-05 18:49:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

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