Monthly Archives: September 2007

Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet and Health

On 31 January 2007 US National Science Foundation (NSF) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCDE) co-organise a workshop titled “Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet”. The workshop’s goal was to discuss strategic directions for the future of the Internet, from both a technological and a policy viewpoint. To this… Read more »

Health information on the Internet and Marketing online

My friend Meritxell Roca, a researcher from Open University of Catalonia, has sent me a link to Pharmaceutical Marketing On-line: Stuck in Web 1.5: a headline from the Pharmaceutical Marketing Online report that checks the temperature of on-line advertising spending by the US pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. I haven’t access the full report and I… Read more »

Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0 – Health and the Internet: still Web 1.0

During last week (5-6 September) I was attending to the Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0 conference at the University of York. It was a wonderful meeting because on the organization and the participants who met there. There are many bloggers who have been covering the conference. Thanks to all of them, specially ICTlogy… Read more »