Raising Kids in a Digital World

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After watching kids and technology metamorphose for the past 30 years, I’ve come to some big picture thoughts for any parent who’s made technology an integral part of their family life.

First: There are no rules

You are writing the rules for a guidebook that’s never been written. How much screen time is too much? How much should kids use and share on social media? How do you teach children to ferret truth from fiction?

The Summer of Living Dangerously

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Winter has its icy roads, but summer, when we’re on the go and active outdoors, has its own dangers. Not saying you should lock yourself in a closet this summer, but new technologies have created some rather effective solutions for common summer problems.


Yes, the best defense is learning to swim, but according to the World Health Organization, drowning is the third leading preventable cause of death worldwide with 372,000 preventable accidents happening every year.

Geeks Make Strange Bedfellows

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They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, but geeks do it better. For decades, few wanted much to do with those nocturnal-toiling, suit-less, pizza-inhaling species. But fast forward to today, when the khaki/untucked shirt look is decidedly in and so are the big brands looking for geek love. The race is on to see which geek company can mate with which big brand company to produce beautiful offspring.

Here are some of the strangest bedfellows. Maybe you know some others.

Digital Health Summit in San Francisco

The Digital Health Summer Summit was held at the new Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, the perfect ambience for innovation. 

A few highlights:

  • Surprise Guest, Yves Béhar Talks Design and Opportunity in Digital Health
  • Reed V. Tuckson’s Powerful and Inspiring Opening Keynote
  • Robert M. Wachter insights on Digital Health is Growing Up
  • Live From San Francisco’s Redwood Room: A Perfectly Candid Session With Cocktails and Digital Health Leaders Talking Digital Health Adoption 

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