I find this ironic and striking:
During my informatics postdoc I used a SparcStation-2 running UNIX and an old X Windows user interface. Then a few years later, in the Windows 95 days, I installed Linux (an open-source UNIX-like operating system) on a PC and used various X Windows user interfaces on that, too. There was a lot of debate on which features of which user interface made for the best usability, and more broadly, user experience.
This debate continues as Linux in its multiple versions continues to be extremely popular.
If the health IT sellers put as much time into considering the user experience presented by their products as does the Linux community and were as candid, as, say, the Ubuntu Linux community as here, there might not be physician rebellion groups like Twitter's #EHRbacklash springing up.
That Shrinking Slice of a Barely Growing Pie: Why the Glorious Economy of Ours Feels so Crummy - ves here. There's one thing to add to Richter's useful recap of what the supposedly sparkling 3Q GDP results mean for those of us who live in the real econ...
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