Within one week over 4 Mio. views on YouTube:
Mashable.com has recently reported that “North Korea” – as in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) – has joined Twitter. Difficult to believe – especially because big brother China has blocked all American originated social networking services in the country. Read the article closely and you find, that not North Korea as a country or a representative of the government has joined, but a media outlet called Uriminzokkiri has joined. Apparently they have also joined Youtube.
The general objective is to democratize government data not sensitive in nature for which citizens have already paid for with their tax dollars and use the innovativeness of the public to find ways to that will make the data more useful.
This week, surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, have tweeted a brain surgery live (see story on CNN). Their main goal was teaching students and use technology that students are interested in and pay attention to. You can follow HenryFordNews on Twitter or view the surgeries their YouTube channel.