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Mind-blowing Animations of Molecular Machines inside Your Body!

November 24, 2012 – 11:36 am | No Comment | 282 views
Mind-blowing Animations of Molecular Machines inside Your Body!

We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do. Drew Berry wants to change that. In this talk, he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations that help you see processes within …

User Experience vs. User Interface

May 23, 2012 – 11:58 am | No Comment | 2,382 views
User Experience vs. User Interface

It is quite common for people, even inside software development teams to use the acronyms UX and UI as synonyms, but they are quite different. UX stands for “User Experience” while UI stands for “User …

7 Billion People: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?

May 15, 2012 – 10:11 am | No Comment | 433 views
7 Billion People: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?

It was just over two centuries ago that the global population was 1 billion — in 1804. But better medicine and improved agriculture resulted in higher life expectancy for children, dramatically increasing the world population, …

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the Single Best Thing We Can Do for Our Health?

May 1, 2012 – 2:31 pm | No Comment | 209 views
23 and 1/2 hours: What is the Single Best Thing We Can Do for Our Health?

Dr. Mike Evans, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital, created a video to help us learn what the best …

Best of Hans Rosling

March 27, 2011 – 2:53 pm | No Comment | 1,191 views
Best of Hans Rosling

Even the most worldly and well-traveled among us will have their perspectives shifted by Hans Rosling. A professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, his current work focuses on dispelling common myths about the …

Project Tuva

February 28, 2011 – 9:46 am | No Comment | 134 views
Project Tuva

Bill Gates has bought the rights to Richard Feynman’s lectures, The Character of Physical Law, and has put them on the web with the help of the Microsoft Research team. The historic lectures with lots …