http://today.duke.edu/all-duke-blogs en Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chair of the Joint Chiefs, on the Networked World http://today.duke.edu/node/180617 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sanyin Siang </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/sanyinsiang/2015/05/22/dempsey-on-the-networked-world/">http://www.forbes.com/sites/sanyinsiang/2015/05/22/dempsey-on-the-networked-worl...</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 May 2015 15:51:49 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180617 at http://today.duke.edu The Power of the Glance http://today.duke.edu/node/180594 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Omid Safi </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.onbeing.org/blog/the-power-of-the-glance/7604">http://www.onbeing.org/blog/the-power-of-the-glance/7604</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 May 2015 14:14:08 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180594 at http://today.duke.edu Has the NIH Lost Its Halo? http://today.duke.edu/node/180508 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Robert Cook-Deegan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://sanford.duke.edu/articles/has-nih-lost-its-halo">http://sanford.duke.edu/articles/has-nih-lost-its-halo</a> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 20 May 2015 18:26:30 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180508 at http://today.duke.edu Why Calling Asian Americans a Model Minority Glosses Over Crucial Issues http://today.duke.edu/node/180444 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vivek Wadhwa </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2015/05/18/why-calling-asian-americans-a-model-minority-glosses-over-crucial-issues/">http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2015/05/18/why-calling-asian-...</a> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 19 May 2015 15:09:38 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180444 at http://today.duke.edu Get People to Listen to You When You’re Not Seen as an Expert http://today.duke.edu/node/180443 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dorie Clark </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://hbr.org/2015/05/get-people-to-listen-to-you-when-youre-not-seen-as-an-expert">https://hbr.org/2015/05/get-people-to-listen-to-you-when-youre-not-seen-as-an-ex...</a> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 19 May 2015 15:06:57 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180443 at http://today.duke.edu The Power of Wisdom to Enact Social Change http://today.duke.edu/node/180491 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jonathan Wai </div> </div> </div> <p>Many believe that the rise of technology and the logical problem solving mindset can solve the world’s problems. But after years of creating technologies to help improve poverty, health, and education, Kentaro Toyama started to reach a different conclusion: Social change comes from the heart, mind, and will of people. Technologies are only as good as the wisdom of people.</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/finding-the-next-einstein/201505/the-power-wisdom-enact-social-change">https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/finding-the-next-einstein/201505/the-power-...</a> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 19 May 2015 13:06:46 +0000 180491 at http://today.duke.edu Digital Militarism: Israel’s Occupation in the Social Media Age http://today.duke.edu/node/180376 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebecca Stein </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://islamicommentary.org/2015/05/rebecca-stein-on-digital-militarism-israels-occupation-in-the-social-media-age-book-q-a/#sthash.bnoMzzT1.dpuf">http://islamicommentary.org/2015/05/rebecca-stein-on-digital-militarism-israels-...</a> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 18 May 2015 17:42:10 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180376 at http://today.duke.edu It Takes Moral Capital to Build a Village http://today.duke.edu/node/180375 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> James A. Joseph </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/new-economy/2015/0513/It-takes-moral-capital-to-build-a-village">http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/new-economy/2015/0513/It-takes-moral-capital-t...</a> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 18 May 2015 17:41:20 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180375 at http://today.duke.edu From Control to Contempt http://today.duke.edu/node/180288 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kevin Smith </div> </div> </div> <p>I hope it was clear, <a href="http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/05/04/stepping-back-from-sharing/">when I wrote about</a> the press release from Elsevier addressing their new approach to authors’ rights and self-archiving, that I believe the fundamental issue is control. &nbsp;In a comment to my original post, Mark Seeley, who is Elsevier’s General Counsel, objected to the language I used about control.</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/05/15/from-control-to-contempt/">http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/05/15/from-control-to-contempt/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/node/180288" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 15 May 2015 17:53:58 +0000 180288 at http://today.duke.edu We Have But One Direction http://today.duke.edu/node/180282 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Omid Safi </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.onbeing.org/blog/one-directions-zayn-malik-stephen-hawking-and-peace-now/7579#.VVVXaUs61m4">http://www.onbeing.org/blog/one-directions-zayn-malik-stephen-hawking-and-peace-...</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 15 May 2015 15:56:20 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180282 at http://today.duke.edu What Physicians Could Learn from Accountants and Veterinarians http://today.duke.edu/node/180266 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Ubel </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.peterubel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/What-Physicians-Can-Learn-From-A.jpg" rel="attachment wp-att-7459"><img src="http://www.peterubel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/What-Physicians-Can-Learn-From-A.jpg" alt="What Physicians Can Learn From A" class="alignleft wp-image-7459" height="227" width="346" /></a>Rebecca Plevin, from KPCC public radio in California, is quickly becoming one of my favorite health reporters. She is really digging in to the strange world of health economics.</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/physicians-learn-accountants-veterinarians/">http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/physicians-learn-accountants-veterinarian...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/node/180266" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 May 2015 13:22:08 +0000 180266 at http://today.duke.edu DC HIV Prevention Funding Policy Is Hurting the Hard-Hit Southern U.S. http://today.duke.edu/node/180180 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carolyn McAllaster </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.thebody.com/content/75806/cdc-hiv-prevention-funding-policy-is-hurting-the-h.html">http://www.thebody.com/content/75806/cdc-hiv-prevention-funding-policy-is-hurtin...</a> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 13 May 2015 17:07:39 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 180180 at http://today.duke.edu What Do Cancer Centers Think Patients Are Looking For? http://today.duke.edu/node/180195 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Ubel </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.peterubel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/What-Do-Cancer-Centers-Think-Pic.jpg" rel="attachment wp-att-7453"><img src="http://www.peterubel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/What-Do-Cancer-Centers-Think-Pic-214x300.jpg" alt="What Do Cancer Centers Think Pic" class="alignleft wp-image-7453 size-medium" height="300" width="214" /></a>If you were a cancer center trying to get patients to come to receive care at your facility, what message would you send them?</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/cancer-centers-think-patients-looking/">http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/cancer-centers-think-patients-looking/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/node/180195" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 May 2015 13:28:21 +0000 180195 at http://today.duke.edu Impact of Hospice on Costs for Patients in Nursing Homes http://today.duke.edu/node/180095 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don Taylor </div> </div> </div> <p>A <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1408705?query=featured_home">new study</a>&nbsp;by Pedro Gozalo and colleagues from Brown finds that Medicare beneficiaries who die in nursing homes have less intensive treatment in the last year of life, but the overall cost to Medicare of their care in the last year of their life, is higher.</p><p>Some key bullet points and issues:</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://donaldhtaylorjr.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/impact-of-hospice-on-costs-for-patients-in-nursing-homes/">https://donaldhtaylorjr.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/impact-of-hospice-on-costs-for-...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/node/180095" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 May 2015 02:27:57 +0000 180095 at http://today.duke.edu Back to the Future: A Take on Modern Terrorism http://today.duke.edu/node/179824 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Martin Miller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://chicagopolicyreview.org/2015/05/06/back-to-the-future-a-duke-historians-take-on-modern-terrorism/">http://chicagopolicyreview.org/2015/05/06/back-to-the-future-a-duke-historians-t...</a> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 07 May 2015 18:31:32 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 179824 at http://today.duke.edu Ayn Rand Comes to UNC http://today.duke.edu/node/179822 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jed Purdy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/contributors/jedediah-purdy/all">http://www.newyorker.com/contributors/jedediah-purdy/all</a> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 07 May 2015 18:28:53 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 179822 at http://today.duke.edu The UK General Election and the Return of Democratic Politics http://today.duke.edu/node/179821 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Luke Bretherton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/05/07/4231371.htm">http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/05/07/4231371.htm</a> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 07 May 2015 18:28:12 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 179821 at http://today.duke.edu Learning How Fair Use Works http://today.duke.edu/node/180126 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kevin Smith </div> </div> </div> <p>How many cases about fair use have been decided in the U.S. since the doctrine was first applied by Justice Story in 1841? &nbsp;Take a minute to count; I’ll wait.</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/05/07/learning-how-fair-use-works/">http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/05/07/learning-how-fair-use-works/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/node/180126" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 07 May 2015 13:43:11 +0000 180126 at http://today.duke.edu Using More and More Medical Care http://today.duke.edu/node/179835 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Ubel </div> </div> </div> <p>Recently, Dr. R. Adams Dudley, director of the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value, circulated a picture illustrating rapid growth in the use of tests and other imaging procedures between 2000 and 2013. I thought it deserved further circulation. It reveals 60-80% expansion of testing and imaging, with only – only? – a 40% increase in the use of major procedures:</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/using-medical-care/">http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/using-medical-care/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/node/179835" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 07 May 2015 12:53:19 +0000 179835 at http://today.duke.edu The Jihad of Pamela Geller http://today.duke.edu/node/179762 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-article-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bruce Lawrence </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blog-article-source"> <div class="field-label">Article Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/the-jihad-of-pamela-geller-commentary/2015/05/06/a091d53a-f41f-11e4-bca5-21b51bbdf93e_story.html">http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/the-jihad-of-pamela-geller-comme...</a> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 06 May 2015 21:01:42 +0000 keithl@duke.edu 179762 at http://today.duke.edu