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Peter L. Levin is the founding CEO of Amida Technology Solutions. Before starting Amida, he was the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Advisor to the Secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Difret: Building a Culture of Courage

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 10:31 AM

In the Amharic language, "difret" means courage. Difret is also an award-winning Ethiopian feature film based on a true story about the precedent-setting court case that outlawed the kidnapping of child brides in Ethiopia. Written and directed by Ethiopian filmmaker Zeresenay Berhane Mehari and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, the...

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The Speech I Wish the President Would Give

(2) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 8:39 AM

My Fellow Americans,

I want to speak to you about the crisis that faces our nation.

The rhetoric between Republicans and Democrats has corroded the cohesiveness of our country. Bit by bit, piece by piece. Our collective dialog is now filled with recrimination, retribution, and unhelpful reaction.

The...

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The Revelation of Relevance

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2011 | 3:01 PM

"From now on," the State Department's Alec Ross said last week in the Washington Post, "any and all dissent movements will have technology as a core component." Of course, by technology he meant ubiquitous, reliable, and inexpensive access to the Internet, so that like-minded people can connect with...

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The Revolution of Relevance

(31) Comments | Posted October 22, 2010 | 5:23 PM

The Boston-based website PatientsLikeMe.com has created a large community that works together "to enable people to share information that can improve the lives of patients diagnosed with life-changing diseases." To make this happen, they have "created a platform for collecting and sharing real world, outcome-based patient data and...

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