D-Rev sends its designers into the field to conduct interviews with patients, doctors and nurses. By talking with doctors in rural India, D-Rev learned that many babies with jaundice were not being treated effectively because their equipment was too expensive to maintain.
It's no accident the world is becoming safer, wealthier and healthier: there are extraordinary people around the world who're trying to make it better. Too often, though, their names remain unknown; their contributions, unacknowledged.
How did a simple Facebook group mobilize 12 million people in 40 countries in just one month? That's exactly what Oscar Morales accomplished when, in 2008, he created a Facebook group called A Million Voices Against FARC.
A recent New York Magazine infographic brought to light the impressive evolution of prosthetics, which as of April includes
Change fosters discomfort until we adapt and move on. So in the meantime, let us accept our texting children, tweeting grandchildren, our wireless phones vibrating in our pockets and celebrate our continuous need for invention.
You've may have heard of quantified self, the term coined by Wired editors Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly in 2007 to describe
Is the increased integration of our lives and our technological devices turning us all into cyborgs or actually making us more human? Joining the conversation are Neil Harbisson, Tiffany Shlain and Adam Montandon.
Smart devices have turned the evolutionary corner in terms of "who needs who." For the most part, the tool that we call technology uses us.
Technology is advancing at such a rapid rate that it will eventually surpass the human mind's ability to keep up with the myriad accelerations one now adjusts to, often on a weekly basis.
Philippon's latest findings echo his earlier research. Wall Street wastes an estimated $280 billion per year, according to