Which Weight Loss Mobile App Should Doctors Recommend Most? Almost None Of Them

“Right now weight loss mobile apps are outstanding tools for people on the high end of the motivation continuum,” Pagoto wrote in an email to The Huffington Post. “For the lower end of the motivation continuum, they may fall short because they focus so heavily on tracking. My hope is that more sophisticated behavioral strategies…… Continue reading Which Weight Loss Mobile App Should Doctors Recommend Most? Almost None Of Them

An App That Helps Expecting Mothers Take Charge Of Their Pregnancy | Co.Design | business + design

Over the course of pregnancy, a woman will go to the doctor around a dozen times. During the intervals of time in between, she has to monitor the pregnancy herself. Aside from eating healthy and remembering appointments, there’s kick counting and considering healthy weight gain. Bellabeat is a new device-and-app combo that streamlines all the…… Continue reading An App That Helps Expecting Mothers Take Charge Of Their Pregnancy | Co.Design | business + design

Human+

Human+ is a “Design in Industry” studio I am teaching this semester. Product Design Project Target Client: Control Bionics, Sydney. Peter Ford ( on the left in the picture, and the CEO of Control Bionics) has devoted his life to helping people with Locked in Syndrome. For a bit more on Peter Ford see The…… Continue reading Human+

Soumitri in 2016

Design is vehicle for change. A Design Project can be a campaign. In a furiously online world I see design projects as either a first step towards a business venture or a campaign that changes the way people think. Design innovations can change the way we deal with ageing and death. Design projects can change…… Continue reading Soumitri in 2016

The Measured Man – Mark Bowden – The Atlantic

I read this last year and said to myself – but of course! Read this and see how the world changes before your very eyes. Ja mata ne! Larry is a mild, gentle soul, someone generally more interested in talking about you than about himself. He does not go out of his way to get…… Continue reading The Measured Man – Mark Bowden – The Atlantic

Who’s Behind Fake Electronic-Medical Records Company Extormity? – Health Blog – WSJ

Very clever … Reading Eric Topol and keep coming across gems like this. Donnell says he and his colleagues, attempting to sell their own EMR system, kept “running into a brick wall” because doctors were burned by — or had heard horror stories about — systems that altered their work flow, generated turmoil and cost…… Continue reading Who’s Behind Fake Electronic-Medical Records Company Extormity? – Health Blog – WSJ