Monthly Archives March 2014

My vision for Clinical Genetics database software; or, why can’t paperlessclinicalgenetics be more like an iPhone?

I well remember Steve Jobs holding up the new iPhone in front of his adoring audience in January, 2007.  The presentation he gave is a masterpiece and well worth another look.  The iPhone is a masterpiece too, and also worth another look:  A big part of the design genius, IMHO, is the fact that no matter which application you wish to use, the way of accessing it is always the same.  You locate the icon; tap on it with your finger; and internet, email, texting, photos, notes apps, calculators, iPods, calendars, weather forecasts, angry birds or whatever open up before you. What could
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