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Brave new interfaces / Jan Cornelis / Brussels [Belgium] : VUBPress = Brussels University Press (2007)
Brave new interfaces : Individal, Social and Economic Impact of the Next Generation Interfaces [printed text] / Jan Cornelis, Author ; Marleen Wynants, Author . - Brussels (Belgium) : VUBPress = Brussels University Press, 2007 . - 324 p.. - (Crosstalks; 2) .
ISSN : 9054874164
Languages : English (eng)
T 6 Congresses
Abstract: We are proud to present you with a new, quite exceptional collection of articles bundled in this second CROSSTALKS publication. Some of the articles are loosely based, while others are directly based, on the discussions, insights and perspectives raised during the Brave New Interfaces workshop of 27 April 2006 in Brussels. The topic of exploring existing and future interfaces and their design emerged from numerous discussions on whether some spectacular technological innovations also meant or implied something more than just technological progress. Depending on the gender and the technological literacy of the conversationalists, the answer might be yes, no, or somewhere in between.
Another drive behind this publication was the need to find a common language to discuss all things interdisciplinary. Interdisciplinarity has been a major buzzword for a couple of years, but reality proves that different descriptions, meanings and implications are tagged to it. What exactly are we talking about? Everything can be labeled interdisciplinary in our culturally diverse and quickly changing world. So we gathered key people from the European design, architectural and technology-driven worlds to reflect on the meaning of working, thinking and acting in an interdisciplinary way and what the added value could be.
Contents note: Prologue -- Part I Some theoretical approaches -- 1. Technology & interface challenges for the 21st century, Hugo De Man -- 2. The economic impact of demographical evolutions, Jørgen Mortensen -- 3. Creative communities in a network society, Ezio Manzini -- Part II Creativity & innovation in a corporate context -- 4. Interfacing with the future, Josephine Green -- 5. Beyond the User Interface, Jan Bouwen -- 6. Minding the business that minds the user, Joannes Vandermeulen -- Part III Breakthrough case studies from Belgium -- 7. Beyond the building, Salvatore Bono -- 8. Socio-economic challenges for a mobile networking society, Jo Pierson & An Jacobs -- 9. The Virtual Worlds of Workspace Unlimited, Wayne Ashley -- Exploring social dynamics and identity through digital art, Kora Van Den Bulcke & Thomas Soetens -- 10. Messiaen reflected: development of a meta-model for musical analysis, Peter Swinnen & Tom Deneckere -- 11. Probo, a friend for life? Kristof Goris, Selma Yilmazyildiz, Jelle Saldien, Björn Verrelst, Dirk Lefeber, Werner
Verhelst -- 12. Human ++ Emerging technology for body area networks, Bert Gyselinckx & Philippe Mattelaer -- 13. Bridging the gap Research in an experience-oriented world, Nico Verplancke -- Epilogue 14. Power to the people, Jan Van Den Bergh
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Barcode Call number Media type Location Section Status 10273-00936 T 6/COR Book KCE Library (10.124) AvailableIn sickness and in health / Marleen Wynants / Brussels [Belgium] : VUBPress = Brussels University Press (2009)
In sickness and in health : The future of medicine: added value and global access [printed text] / Marleen Wynants, Editor . - Brussels (Belgium) : VUBPress = Brussels University Press : Brussel (Ravensteingalerij 28, 1000) : ASP - Academic and Scientific Publishers, 2009 . - 270 p.. - (Crosstalks) .
ISBN : 978-90-5487-549-9 : 24,95
CONTRIBUTIONS BY Jacques De Grève, Marc De Vos & Brieuc Van Damme, Silvio Garattini, Guy Peeters, Daniel Pipeleers, Erik Schokkaert, Doris Schroeder & Thomas Pogge a.o.
Languages : English (eng)
W 84 Health services. Quality of health care (General)
Drug Industry ; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation ; Patient Rights
Abstract: People want to live longer and remain healthy. Through series of seminars, workshops and publications from 2005 to 2008, CROSSTALKS gave an incentive to a more integrated and more efficient health care, starting from the challenges to accessible and safe medicine for everybody.
Health is not a matter of politics only, health care is. Through a continuing process of exchange, CROSSTALKS wants to generate a growth model with added value for all the stakeholders in health care. A crucial factor in this project is the open collaboration and knowledge exchange between academics, the corporate world, doctors, pharmacists, patients, sickness funds, social partners and politicians.
Contents note: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 3 -- PROLOGUE 7 -- TABLE OF CONTENTS 10 -- PART ONE: UNMET NEEDS -- 1. TIKKI PANGESTU 15 -- The future of health care A global perspective -- 2. PAUL STOFFELS 27 -- Unmet medical needs: Only cooperation between -- all partners will lead to solutions -- 3. ALAIN DUPONT 41 -- Access to innovative medicines and orphan drugs -- 4. SILVIO GARATTINI 57 -- The increasing need for independent research -- 5. JACQUES DE GRÈVE 65 -- The cost and added value of personalized medicine -- 6. MARC DE VOS & BRIEUC VAN DAMME 77 -- Breaking the deadlock of budgetary autism: What are the -- paradigms for future health care organization in Belgium? -- PART TWO: SHARED RESPONSIBILITY -- 7. ERIK SCHOKKAERT 99 -- Willingness to pay and solidarity -- 8. DANIEL PIPELEERS 115 -- Notes from a traveler on the road to cell therapy in diabetes -- 9. MARLEEN WYNANTS 125 -- Sharing responsibility in the discovery, development and -- delivery of medicines: A roundtable session about the actual -- challenges and potential added value of an industry in transition -- 10. MAX BAUMAN 143 -- Why health care systems are not patient-centered -- and what this means -- 11. MARC BOGAERT 155 -- Physicians and the pharmaceutical industry: A sensitive issue -- PART THREE: NEW FRONTIERS -- 12. GUY PEETERS 167 -- Common goals to guarantee accessible health care: -- A potential win-win situation or just a (bad) dream? -- 13. ORVILL ADAMS & VERN HICKS 183 -- Co-payment and future socio-!scal models -- 14. THOMAS POGGE & DORIS SCHROEDER 197 -- Why we need a new approach to pharmaceutical innovation: -- A pragmatic answer to a moral question -- 15. FRANÇOISE MEUNIER 215 -- Challenges and opportunities of cancer clinical research at -- pan-European level -- 16. SARA ENGELEN & MARC A. MARTI-RENOM 229 -- Open source drug discovery: The Tropical Disease Initiative -- EPILOGUE -- SUSIE FREEMAN, DAVID CRITCHLEY & LIZ LEE 245 -- Cradle to Grave -- LIST OF PICTURES 260 -- INDEX 262 Record link:
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