So, there’s about seven and a half billion of us. The World Health Organization tells us that 300 million of us are depressed, and about 800,000 people take their lives every year. A tiny subset of them choose a profoundly nihilistic route, which is they die in the act of killing as many people as
Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Biologists refer to people as a “weed species.” It may sound insulting to be compared to crabgrass, but it’s actually a tribute to one of our most impressive accomplishments: spreading ourselves all over the world. The ability to live almost anywhere is one of the payoffs of
How do Sound Waves Travel? By: Branch Education Every waking second of our lives, we hear sound waves everywhere. From the hum of a fan to the clicking of your keyboard, sound waves permeate our lives. But how do they travel throughout the world around us? To answer this question, we are going engage in
Uncertainty principle is one of the most popular concepts of the quantum mechanics. Let me introduce a misconception about the uncertainty principle. When you are to see matter, say a particle, you need a light to be scattered off. You observe the scattered light to get an information about the particle. But the particle is
John Deer: I came from a small town in the Swansea valley and I did an engineering apprenticeship Sir David McMurty: I was determined I was going to go into a career in the aircraft industry but I applied for a job in what is now Rolls-Royce. So I was about 33 when I was
Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Frugal Digital is essentially a small research group at C.I.D. where we are looking to find alternate visions of how to create a digitally inclusive society. That’s what we’re after. And we do this because we actually believe that silicon technology today is mostly about a culture of excess.