The e-Patient revolution

Although you may not realize it, you have become part a real open data movement that is becoming the source of growing study and interest: the e-patient revolution! The old model of the passive patient who accepts their doctor’s recommendations is giving way to the new, involved patient who is increasingly educated about their disease […]

Divisions and definitions: Diversity versus Decline in the Open Knowledge Movement

This is simultaneously a reflection on the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin and the whole “Open” movement. For a person with a sociologically inclined background I like to turn the mirror around at the participants of the event to contrast its disseminated content. Open Knowledge is an extremely diverse movement, and thus has a propensity for […]