Edgar T. Wilson

Edgar T. Wilson

Edgar Wilson is an Oregon native writing on trends in health, education, and global affairs. He studied conflict resolution and international relations and has worked in industries ranging from international marketing to broadcast journalism. He is currently working as an independent analytical consultant. He can be reached on Twitter (@EdgarTwilson), and more of his work viewed at https://edgartwilson.contently.com.

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No healthcare IoT without Open APIs

No healthcare IoT without Open APIs

Written by on March 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Measure twice, cut once. That old idiom is usually attributed to carpenters, but there is wisdom in it for anyone working with data. Namely, make sure your data is sound before you can act on it. Where Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) collide, we suddenly have an incredible capacity to put the […]

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Free Basics: India’s anti-colonial opportunity

Free Basics: India’s anti-colonial opportunity

Written by on February 17, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Let us dispense with any notion of Facebook/Zuckerberg having no ulterior motives in bringing a proprietary, free internet connection to the developing world. That Facebook stands to benefit enormously by inflating its user-base, creating brand loyalty through free connectivity, and shepherding content through its app-based development vehicle is understood by American spectators and international regulators […]

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In the realm of healthcare – come back when you’re perfect

In the realm of healthcare – come back when you’re perfect

Written by on January 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Consumers don’t demand perfection so much as they thirst for novelty. Apple’s whole business model, for example, seems to be built on satisfying that thirst with endless tweaks and iterations of non-essential goodies: smartphones abound, but iPhones are still part luxury, part status symbol, part obligatory purchase for fans loyal to the brand. Enterprise solutions, […]

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