Monthly Archives: September 2011

No time better than the present

At Google we use a technique called OKRs to set goals and measure progress, which has been written about a fair bit. Since I’m spending some time at Berkman this year, I set out OKRs for my efforts there as … Continue reading

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The future of health research depends on more than bio data

Last week I spent a bit of time learning about the Quantified Self movement—a group I’ve been following from the shadows for a couple years now, but which I’d not really engaged with closely until recently. The group is an … Continue reading

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You had the data, you should have known!

A couple years ago while I was at home with my family for Christmas I got a call from my credit card company. Someone had tried to charge $14,000 to my account on Christmas Eve, “was that you?” they wanted … Continue reading

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