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“A Blockchain Profile for Medicaid Applicants and Recipients.” Institute for the Future, biocryptic process, biometric data, Bitcoin, Bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Atonopolous, Blockchain, Bloomberg’s What Works Cities, Chamber of Digital Commerce and Coin Center - Blockchain Alliance, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, datum, decentralized identifiers (DIDs used to create self-sovereign digital identities), Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, Enigma, Evernym, a Utah-based company - digital identity solutions, Fummi, Illinois Blockchain Taskforce, Internet of Things, iris scans, JB Pritzker, MacArthur Foundation, Michael Casey, global economics professor, MIT Digital Currency Lab, Municipal ID Card / Payment Programs, Neha Nerula, Ocean Protocol, Pay for Success, refugee crisis, Santoshi Nakamoto - “Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System.”, Self Sovereign Identity, Smart contracts - benefit eligibility, un-housed - homeless, unCHAINed - refugee UI, universal basic income (UBI)

Blockchain, Self-Sovereign Identity, and Selling Off Humanity

ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences), Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Alphabet (parent company of Google), behavioral economics, big data & healthcare, Blockchain, Catalyst - New England Journal of Medicine, Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics - U. Penn., Comcast, Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan of 2010, David Asch Director of the Wharton School’s Center for Health Care Innovation, digital nudges, FitBit, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), Go365, Go365 Program, Internet of Things, IoT enabled pill bottle caps, Jennifer Mathis of the Baselon Center for Mental Health Law, Lamar Alexander, mHealth (mobile health) technologies, Michael Roizen of the Cleveland Clinic, Moneyball for Government, outcomes-based contracting, Patty Murray, Pay for Success, Richard Thaler, Senate HELP (health, education, labor and pensions) Committee, Senator Todd Young of Indiana, Sidewalk Labs, Sidewalk Labs - City Block, social impact investing, Steve Byrd - Byrd Health, Steve Byrd, former CEO of Safeway, Symbiont, The Penn Medicine integrated health system created by former UPenn president Judith Rodin & Comcast Executive David Cohen., The Rockefeller Foundation, Value Added Measure, West Virginia's Wildcat Teachers Strike

Minding Our Health: The Nudge, Part Two

AI Nudge Bots, behavioral economics, Blockchain Universal Basic Income, Cass Sunstein, Daniel Kaheneman, digital nudges, Elon Musk, Every Student Succeeds Act, Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes, George W. Bush, Mark Zuckerburg, No Child Left Behind, Nudge - healthy choices, Nudge Unit, Peter Thiel, President Obama, Ray Kurzweil, Richard Branson, Richard Thaler, Sam Altman, The movie Elysium, The Stockton project - Universal Basic Income, universal basic income (UBI)

Do You Believe a Universal Basic Income will Save Society? Think again.

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AI and education, Angela Duckworth, app-ified “solutions”, Atlantic Philanthropies, Automated Drones, “evidence-based” approaches, behavioral economics, big data and the surveillance state, Bill Gates, Blockchain, Bloomberg, Callsign (digital identity authentication), Cambridge Analytica, Cass Sunstein, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Characterlab / Grit, Choice Architects, Citi Group’s “Living Cities” program, Cornell-Technion’s Small Data Lab, criminal justice reform, Daniel Kaheneman, decentralized identifiers (DIDs used to create self-sovereign digital identities), digital exhaust, digital nudges, DISC Holdings (digital payments and credit on blockchain), Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, e-government transactions, EA3 devices, Element (biometrics), Evan Nesterak - The Philadelphia Behavioral Science Initiative (PBSI), Goldman Sachs, Google, Google’s Eric Schmidt Data is the New Oil, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO), Ideas42, Illinois Blockchain Taskforce, impact metrics, Institute for New Economic Thinking - George Soros, International Finance Commission (IFC), Internet of Things, John and Laura Arnold Foundation, John Arnold- Enron, Katherine Milkman, Lisa Nutter - Sidecar Social Finance, MacArthur Foundation, Michael Nutter - What Works Cities, MIT Media Lab, neoliberal practices, Nudge Unit, Obama’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OccupyICEPHL, Pay for Success, Philadelphia District Attorney’s office - Larry Krasner, Project Trillion Billion, PTB Ventures, public pensions, Results for America, Richard Thaler, Smart Cities, social control, social impact investing, Swarthmore Professor Syon Bhanot, Tata Consulting, The Brookings Institution, UPenn’s GRASP lab, US Army Research Lab, Wharton Business School, Wharton’s Behavior Change for Good program

Digital Nudging: Data, Devices & Social Control