“Various people have discovered that Kindle Cloud Reader is a straight HTML5 app and that the server sends it unencrypted content a chapter at a time. It would be fairly easy to build a program that captures the HTML and stores it locally. This would be roughly equivalent to “stream capture” for audio and video, except that the result would be a perfect browser-renderable copy of the e-book.”—Amazon Lowers the Speed Bump with Kindle Cloud Reader « Copyright and Technology
“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”—
Just chatting with a friend and fellow healthcare innovator. A super talented, smart guy with a really elegant solution that every employer in the US should want. However, disrupting the price transparency issue of healthcare is pretty much impossible. That quote pretty much sums up a major reason why real innovation is nearly impossible in healthcare.