Category Archives: GUID.Bad.Ugly

St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston) and MedConcierge to Demonstrate Telemedicine Solutions at FTTH Council Conference

Top Houston Hospital Selects MedConcierge to Offer Telemedicine to Corporations and Master Planned Communities September 8, 2009 (Sarasota, FL & Houston, TX) – St. Joseph Medical Center, the largest, Level 3 trauma hospital in downtown Houston, has selected MedConcierge to provide its advanced telemedicine solution to leading communities and corporations. Both parties will demonstrate the user […]

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UPDATE: No National (STEM) Broadband Policy: Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

"FTTH: Small Cities Are Not Waiting", by Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor, Underground Construction, June 2008 The telecommunications giants are spending millions of dollars touting bundled service packages, with heavy emphasis on “high-speed” broadband internet connections that includes video programming along with local and long-distance telephone services. # # # # <ed.note>The Fiber-to-the-Home Council reports in […]

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The National Alliance For Health Information Technology Calls for Creation of Voluntary Unique Patient Identifiers for Exchanging Electronic Health Records

“One of the biggest obstacles to progress in developing an interoperable national health information network remains reaching agreement on how to correctly match medical information to patients while guarding their privacy,” says Scott Wallace, the Alliance’s president and CEO. “It is time to come to consensus on this issue so we can move forward on […]

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China Enacting a High-Tech Plan to Track People

August 12, 2007 By KEITH BRADSHER, …Starting this month in a port neighborhood and then spreading across Shenzhen, a city of 12.4 million people, residency cards fitted with powerful computer chips programmed by the same company will be issued to most citizens. Data on the chip will include not just the citizen’s name and […]

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CLTV26: EuroPython 2007 – Simon Willison about OpenID (Keynote)

here. Christian Scholz posted the following: Simon Willison gave this year’s first keynote at the EuroPython 2007 in Vilnius, Lithuania. He did not talk that much about Python this time but instead about OpenID and how it might change how we use the web in the future. He was also encouraging esp. framework developers to […]

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Voice: The New Fingerprint?

Jun 1, 2007 By David Jastrow, Prevailing security methods used to protect against identity theft are losing ground to fraudsters. In fact, the total cost of identity fraud in the United States in 2006 reached $56.6 billion, up 6.4 percent from $53.2 billion three years earlier, according to the 2006 Identity Fraud Survey Report […]

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Using OpenID

Justen Stepka, The What is OpenID?OpenID is an open, decentralized, open-source framework for user-centric digital identity. Think about all the accounts you have online: blogs, wikis, to-do lists, photo galleries. The list is endless. Even simple tasks such as leaving comments on someone else’s blog may require you to register an account with that […]

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Contactless Cards 2007 June 25th & 26th, London

SMi’s Contactless Cards Conference will bring together leading industry players to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges within the market focusing on advanced transport systems, operator networks, payment applications, passports and IDs. After the two-day event Consult Hyperion will also be holding a half-day interactive workshop – ?1+1 = 3? Contactless + Mobile = Something […]

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The REAL[Health] ID Media War

here. And it’s sister war here. Meanwhile, in the UK [2].

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