Archives for October 16, 2014

Skinner Tentacles

Day 16: Skin­ner Hor­ror Files Skin­ner’s Ten­ta­cles Extend to Pri­vate and Home Edu­ca­tion An oldie from 2002 high­lights the prob­lems with Skin­ner­ian edu­ca­tion and com­put­ers. Once a tiny bit of gov­ern­ment monies comes to pri­vate edu­ca­tion, the gov­ern­men­t’s ten­ta­cles will ful­ly encir­cle and start to suffocate. 

Biosurveillance Rapists Gearing Up

Bio­sur­veil­lance:  Data Rapists As pan­dem­ic waves pound the globe you need to be aware that there are those who seek to exploit med­ical dis­as­ters with bio­sur­veil­lance data rape.  The gov­ern­ment and their part­ners need data, lots of data.  We are see­ing an explo­sion of data rapists in the name of secu­ri­ty, and for the ‘health, […]

Get Ready for BioSurveillance of Your Preschooler’s Health

Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan research shows web-based sys­tem could help improve detec­tion and response to spread of ill­ness­es.  There is grow­ing trend toward the use of “bio­sur­veil­lance” — Web-based sys­tems to track pub­lic health, many times with an added pre­dic­tive mod­el . As you’ll see in the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan press release below, a famil­iar sales […]