Tag: perspectives

Health & Insurance

Perspectives On Public Health

March 3, 2017

Via: Kaiser Health News

Legislation introduced recently by Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., would make significant changes to the way the Food and Drug Administration regulates tobacco and nicotine products. These changes should be welcomed as a necessary corrective. If the […]

Other Utilities

Even After Oil Prices Rebound, Many Drilling Jobs May Be Lost to Automation

February 21, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

In the land where oil jobs were once a guaranteed road to security for blue-collar workers, Eustasio Velazquez’s career has been upended by technology. For 10 years, he laid cables for service companies doing seismic testing in the search for […]


5 Emerging Trends That Drove the Utility Industry in 2016

December 28, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

The power sector is similar to geology in the sense that change must often be measured over long periods of time in order to see significant patterns. Increasingly, however, the timescale of change in the power sector is accelerating. As […]

Health & Insurance

Public Health Perspectives: Disposing Of Unused Meds; Anxiety, Worry And The Election Season

October 27, 2016

Via: Kaiser Health News

St. Louis is experiencing a public health emergency. This year, we are on track to break the record for the number of fatal prescription opioid and heroin overdoses. And while this problem doesn’t exist just in our city or just […]

Infrastructure, Municipal Broadband

Big Data and the Future of Smart Cities

August 17, 2016

Via: American Infrastructure

Although Big Data has a lot of buzz around it, I believe that in many ways it is still a relatively new and unexplored concept. However, its potential for human analysis is already obvious. This makes it a perfect and […]