Scott Galloway on how these four companies are going to rule the world and destroy jobs everywhere.
Watch this amazing kid’s creativity and gumption in building his cardboard arcade. Had me in tears. Make kids (and adults) watch this. In the daily grind we tend to forget what life is all about.
Thank you for a great ride, Steve. We’ll miss you. Notable: Click here for commencement speech by David McCullough Jr at the Wellesley High School Graduation (2012).
In developed countries, pap smears are used to detect cervical cancers, but these tests are not available for poor women in developing countries. Brushing the cervix with household vinegar turns cancerous and precancerous lesions pale white within a few minutes. The lesions can then be immediately frozen using metal rod cooled by a tank of […]
Last week, I was intrigued by this and other articles reassessing the length, style and overuse of emails. A brief overview of new email think. (methinks this all started when) Gmail introduced the People Tab, to provide “contextual information about people you’re interacting with,” and justified it by *gag*, “Email is just as much about […]
With Steve Jobs unveiling iCloud, the new online storage and synchronization service, the big question in my mind was, what happens to my MobileMe a/c? Despite the media calling it a “failed service,” it served my needs very well. Here are snippets of relevant information taken from the email I received from the MobileMe Team: […]
This was the winning entry in the Innovation Tournament. “Hair Twister” team from India proposed a mat filled with human hair to clean up oil spills. Hair mats can trap the oil without degrading or contaminating it. The oil could then be harvested and the mat re-used. Chemical mats and dispersants unfortunately, degrade the oil […]
Steven Johnson provides a visually engaging answer to the age old question, Where do Good Ideas come from? He posits that it is not the eureka moments, but the interconnections of hunches and mingling of ideas that lead to fascinating inventions. I had to watch this short, fast-paced video several times to appreciate the nuances […]
From TEDIndia: Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.”