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The Role of Google, Facebook, and Yelp Reviews in the Era of Healthcare Consumerism

Patient reviews can make or break a business in this era of healthcare consumerism and online reputations. And they’re here to stay. More than 94% of healthcare patients use online reviews as the first step in researching physicians and hospitals. They’re also the third most crucial driver in consumers’ decision to select a new healthcare provider after insurance acceptance and location. That’s why a solid strategy for ... Read More »

Our 5 Key Takeaways from Forrester’s TEI Study of AIOps from Broadcom

In today’s digital-first environment, the applications and services that IT organizations support are critical to business viability and success. Many organizations are adopting modern infrastructure to better serve their customers and employees. Yet, legacy environments are still an integral and steadfast part of most mature IT landscapes. Add to that software-defined everything and it can be quite difficult and complex ... Read More »

Blogging as a tool for the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in health sciences: a preliminary evaluation

Abstract Tools for online collaboration are becoming increasingly prevalent in recent years. Certain characteristics of these tools encourage this proliferation: they are easy to use, always available, allow knowledge to be built collaboratively and disseminated quickly through social networks, and are usually free of charge. In this context, blogs are becoming increasingly important in the field of health as digital ... Read More »

3D printing: the future of food production?

3D printing is becoming more and more popular. We are now able to print things such as clothing, prosthetic limbs, musical instruments and prototype cars. People and businesses are able to create the things they need very quickly and easily using 3D printers. But can you imagine printing food? Some scientists are trying to revolutionise the dining experience by doing ... Read More »

Free Yourself From the High Cost of Data Transfer Fees

Data should be easy to move around. So why is doing so shockingly expensive? Some think that hyperscale providers are predatory for levying hefty transfer charges. Considering it takes an incomprehensible amount of bandwidth to transport information back and forth between platforms all across the world, it’s not that unreasonable – also, they do provide a way to lower these fees significantly.. ... Read More »

USF research team receives NSF grant to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity

A University of South Florida (USF) research team was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and to teach people how to identify deceptive uses of these technologies online. The project, titled “Faking It: Facilitating Public Awareness of Cybersecurity Issues in AI,” will explore new approaches to AI, ... Read More »

The Top 10 PBL & STEM Education News Articles of 2021

2021 has been another challenging year for educators, but through those challenges, inspiration, and dedication prevailed. Below are the top ten most inspiring and educational articles that were written on Project-Based Learning (PBL) and STEM education this year.  Topics range from PBL best practices to social-emotional learning, and equity in STEM education. These articles support Defined’s mission of assisting students ... Read More »

The TEN best GAMES of 2021 – NekoJonez Edition

#10 – Age Of Empires IV (PC – October 2021) It’s here and it’s a great game. After years and years of improving the original trilogy, expanding the originals with new DLC… We got Age Of Empires IV. But, I wish I was able to place this game higher on my list. It does so much for the RTS genre, but there ... Read More »

Millions of Americans Can Claim More Stimulus Money Starting Today

President Joe Biden made coronavirus stimulus relief his first priority when he took office in January 2021. By March, the Democrats had passed his proposed COVID-19 aid bill, the American Rescue Plan Act, on a party line basis. The American Rescue Plan Act provided several different forms of financial relief, including: $1,400 stimulus checks for eligible adults and qualifying dependents ... Read More »

The 12 Best News Apps for Keeping Up with the Best of the Web

The internet’s a big place, expanding every day—so how do you make sure you’re catching up on the best of what the web has to offer? By having the right apps and tools at your disposal. Whether you’re interested in news stories in your area of expertise or every published article from one particular source, news apps to help you ... Read More »