The superlawyer in such cases as Bush v. Gore and the fight for gay marriage rights makes no apologies for representing Harvey Weinstein and Theranos with zeal.
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👓 The Theranos Story and Education Technology | Inside Higher Ed
A great new book has me thinking about ed tech.
This is an interesting and useful analogy.
In ed tech, schools are the customers, but students are the users.
This also reminds me of the market disconnect between students and their textbooks. Professors are the ones targeted for the “sale” or adoption when the actual purchasers are the students. This causes all kinds of problems in the way the textbook market works and tends to drive prices up–compared to a market in which the student directly chooses their textbook. (And the set up is not too dissimilar to how the healthcare industry works in which the patient (customer) is making a purchase of health care coverage and not actually the health care itself.
📺 “60 Minutes” The Real Power of Google, The Theranos deception, The Spotted Pig | CBS
How did Google get so big; then, the Theranos deception; and, Mario Batali and the Spotted Pig
👓 Theranos CEO Holmes and former president Balwani charged with massive fraud | CNBC
Given the level of their fraud, this feels like a tiny slap on the wrist.