August 19th, 2014

Hiding Weakness Kills Men -

Why is suicide so much more prevalent and growing among men? Hiding weakness kills men

August 19th, 2014

Top 10 Reasons Drones Are Disruptive

Drone disruption is being driven by the convergence of three exponential technologies by Peter H. Diamandis - you ain’t seen nothing yet

August 19th, 2014
Out of Iraq, Etc.!

Putting it into perspective - Sheldon Richman explores the blowback from colonial rule (and more recent interventions) in the Middle East - there’s a long and ugly history here that we rarely discuss

Out of Iraq, Etc.!

Putting it into perspective - Sheldon Richman explores the blowback from colonial rule (and more recent interventions) in the Middle East - there’s a long and ugly history here that we rarely discuss

August 18th, 2014
the art of being a heroine

Learning to be a creatrix - blending femininity with strength and power - another great one by Justine Musk

the art of being a heroine

Learning to be a creatrix - blending femininity with strength and power - another great one by Justine Musk

August 18th, 2014
Neuroplasticity: the battle in your brain

There’s a battle going on in your brain - the competitive nature of neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity: the battle in your brain

There’s a battle going on in your brain - the competitive nature of neuroplasticity

August 18th, 2014
The Draw of the New City-States

An intriguing paradox: two global cities reflect 21st-century openness and fluidity and also provide refuge for corrupt autocrats and their cronies

The Draw of the New City-States

An intriguing paradox: two global cities reflect 21st-century openness and fluidity and also provide refuge for corrupt autocrats and their cronies

August 16th, 2014

The Internet’s Original Sin

How we’ve ended up with surveillance as the default, if not sole, internet business model by Ethan Zuckerman

August 16th, 2014

What Happens to #Ferguson Affects Ferguson

On the impact of algorithmic filtering - comparing Twitter and Facebook in spreading the word on Ferguson

August 15th, 2014

Evolution’s Contrarian Capacity for Creativity

The natural tendency of systems is to become simpler, but life pushes back, with diversity proceeding ineluctably

August 15th, 2014

First female to win math’s top prize describes her 2 brainstorming strategies

Two brainstorming strategies by Maryam Mirzakhani the first woman to win the Field’s Medal, a top prize in math

August 14th, 2014

Implanted neuronal stem cells generate neurons and synapses, becoming a functioning part of mouse brain

Successful implantation of neurons in the brain raises hope for future therapies for neurodegenerative diseases

August 14th, 2014
Justin Amash Calls Images From Ferguson “Frightening,” Likens Situation to “a War Zone”

If we militarize the police, why are we surprised when our cities begin to look like war zones and reporters are arrested?

Justin Amash Calls Images From Ferguson “Frightening,” Likens Situation to “a War Zone”

If we militarize the police, why are we surprised when our cities begin to look like war zones and reporters are arrested?

August 13th, 2014

3D sketching system ‘revolutionizes’ design interaction and collaboration

Intriguing: creating a full-scale immersive 3D sketching environment that can be manipulated collaboratively using tablets

August 13th, 2014
The Coming Age of Calm Technology

Great to see this great essay by John Seely Brown and Mark Weiser written almost 20 years ago on “Designing Calm Technology”

The Coming Age of Calm Technology

Great to see this great essay by John Seely Brown and Mark Weiser written almost 20 years ago on “Designing Calm Technology”

August 12th, 2014
Impact of the Maker Movement

What is the maker movement? And why should you care? Some resources from the Center for the Edge to help answer those questions

Impact of the Maker Movement

What is the maker movement? And why should you care? Some resources from the Center for the Edge to help answer those questions

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