“Hunter, director of the Bioengineering Institute in Auckland, New Zealand, is an expert in biomechanics and in computational physiology, an emerging field” goes the introductio of Dr.Hunter, who with his team of qualified professionals have come up with the most ‘out-of the’ approach to treat human sickeness. For example, a doctor while examining a patient takes his blood pressure, DNA profile, CT scanning etc and feeds the data into his workstations, the computer does a quick runthrough and builds a ‘software prototype’ of the patient and comes out with the nature of sickness, not only does it recongise or diagonise the sickness but also provides the various cure for the same. For example if radiotherapy or chemotherapy is suitable and sustainable for lung cancer for a particular patient. This might look light straight out of a science fiction movie, but this is reality. Though the entire processing of the bio mechanics and putting together the computational physiology might take about a couple of years time, this is reality and is here to stay!
February 2005 -
According to an article in Wired news, Technocrat, Delicious and Flickr’s, all have one thing in common and that is tagging. Folksnomies is the trend that is being bought about by these interactive web sites. Tagging is a powerful concept bought about and popularised by web sites such as Delicious. But in case of Flickr’s rather than one tag having lot of people contributing to it. Many individual tags are bought about and more content are added on it thereby bringing about a consensus and organised form of tagging. All said and done it would be Folksnomies all the way now. With more and more people using the interactive web pages. They have become the most powerful tool for people to communicate and present their views, thereby affecting at times the entire economy as a whole. Now you guys know the reason behind the term ‘Folksnomies’