Some stuff I'm reading this week...
Google plans to bring its immense data storage and organization capacities to the field of medical care and patient records, Marissa Mayer, the company's head of search, said at the Web 2.0 Summit.
“I think we’re not too far off from recognizing that it’s a moral imperative to add density to any place with a transit stop,” believes Christopher Leinberger, a fellow at the Brookings Institution—displaying plenty of the modernist brio and contempt for the souls of cities that Jacobs fought.
Regenerosity is a system for recognition of voluntary service, philanthropy & gift, civic engagement, trade, commerce, work, and any other contributions to the health of our communities. If you are a member of any community, whether as a person, as a non-profit organization, or as a for-profit business, there is something in it for you.
In essence, Goldberg built the perfect work environment. But in the end he couldn’t sustain a business. What went wrong? “The model was great, everybody loved it. But I assumed we would gain 30 or 40 new members a month, based on all the positive feedback,” he says.
In reality, Goldberg gained only 10 to 15.