Interview: In discussion with the ‘digital doctor’

An interview, by the Nuffield Trust, with Robert Wachter, author of The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, about his experience introducing digital health {...}

Aticle: The revolution will (not) be decentralised: Blockchains

An in depth exploration, on Commons Transition, of the potential role of Blockchain in supporting the development of architecture for the commons. Read the article here.

Academic Journal: Thinking of You: Vernacular Affordance in the Context of the Microsocial Relationship App, Couple

This paper explores how user interfaces fundamentally shape our experience of technology and so define the nature of our online interactions. While the subject matter studied is that of relationships {...}

Interview: Zygmunt Bauman on how “Social media are a trap”

The Polish-born sociologist is skeptical about the possibilities for political change. Read the interview, as it appears in El Pais, here.

Academic Journal: Do online social media cut through the constraints that limit the size of offline social networks?

Abstract from Robin Dunbar’s latest paper, and important, paper: The social brain hypothesis has suggested that natural social network sizes may have a characteristic size in humans. This is {...}

Article: McKinsey & Co: How healthcare systems can become digital-health leaders

The potential of digitisation is well understood, yet healthcare systems are struggling to convert ambition into reality. Here’s what McKinsey & Co. recommend. Read the article How healthcare systems can {...}