Mahjong Linked to Improved Mental Health: Study

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Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China in the 19th century, is now played all over the world by millions. Usually contested between four people, Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, and a little bit of luck. Besides being a fun & challenging hobby, a new study finds that Mahjong may also be beneficial from a mental health perspective,…

Ethical and Privacy Protective Academic Research and Corporate Data

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Is edtech helping or hindering student education?  What effect does social media have on elections? What types of user interfaces help users manage privacy settings?  Can the data collected by wearables inform health care?  In almost every area of science, academic researchers are seeking access to personal data held by companies to advance their work. Data held by companies holds…

5 Proven Interactive Content Types That Boost Lead Generation

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Today, content marketing is a strategic marketing approach that all B2B technology companies use. But if everyone is doing it, how can you differentiate yourself? By using interactive content. Here are three reasons why: The average attention span has shrunk to 8 seconds. Your competitors are already building quality content of their own. It’s a great conversation platform for gathering insights….

Marketing Strategies to Attract Millennials

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Millennials are a niche tourism market that many Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) have been targeting over the past half a decade or so. Don’t be fooled by consumer stereotyping that millennials (aka Generation Y) are a fickle group that look for discounted sales and have low purchasing power. This demographic cohort represents a purchasing power parity of close to two hundred billion dollars…

The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?

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On December 4th, FPF, Intel, and Duke in DC hosted “The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?” The event brought together stakeholders across the health data ecosystem to explore the current challenges related to the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. Specifically, the discussion focused on solutions to mitigate restrictions to data sharing in clinical care and…

How to Make Technology a Force for Good

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Two steps forward. Two steps back. That seems to be the tale that history will tell about the role of the internet as a force for democracy in the early 21st century. In less than a decade, we have witnessed what amounts to a technology revolution in politics, and then a counterrevolution. The speed of this rise and fall is…

What is Business Finance

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Business finance is the management of money and other assets in a business. Financing is the act of bringing money into a business for the purpose of expanding operations, or purchasing new assets. Entrepreneurs need to fully understand the principles of financing in order to keep their businesses profitable. These principles include accounting methodologies, investment strategies, debt management and etc. The importance of…