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A Social Network for What Ails You

Feeling under the weather? Find out where all the sick people are hanging out with Sickweather.

The site launched in November and uses updates on its site as well as on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to show where a bug might be going around. According to a press release we received, the site was able to determine that a spate of whooping cough cases had broken out in Milwaukee recently. This could also be a useful took for targeted healthcare campaign outreach. Let us know if you use it and what you think.

Mediabistro Course

Storytelling for Media Professionals

Storytelling for Media ProfessionalsStarting April 22, this in-person workshop will teach you the specific ways to incorporate storytelling into your personal and professional life. Students will examine the role of storytelling in business and put their newfound skills into practice with a series of improvisation, writing, and presentation exercises designed to help them uncover personal stories. Register now!