Azaz Godil

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @AzazGodil | Keep up with Azaz Godil on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Azaz Godil”

By Making Hand-Drawn Maps of Their Slums in India, Kids Are Influencing Urban Planning Policies

A new project aims to give young Indians a voice in the city-development process.<p>Every kid likes to draw. But in India, young people living in slums are using their sketching skills to spur urban change.<p>As part of a broader civic campaign centered on "child clubs," groups of children are creating …

Urbanism

Pictures in the News | February 17, 2015

Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins on the other side of the pond, where the aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, illuminate Dunstanburgh Castle in northern England.<p>Lexington, Ky.: University of Kentucky students walk home after studying on campus even as classes …

Northern Lights

The Mysterious Science of Motion Sickness

New research starts to explain why some people feel nauseous on cars, boats, buses, and carnival rides, while others don't.<p>The wide expanse of blue water that covers most of this world holds many mysteries. Humans have explored a mere five percent of the oceans over the long and storied history of …

Tech Q&A: Internet gear, Facebook scams, tracking kids' phones and more

<b>Buy or rent Internet gear</b><p><b>Q.</b> I noticed my cable company charges me a monthly fee for my cable modem. It's about to upgrade me to a new one, and I was wondering if it would be cheaper in the long run to just buy it up front. Is that even possible?<p><b>A.</b> I always buy my cable modems rather than "rent" …

Reuters: Apple’s electric car is ‘all about autonomous driving’, Apple is in talks with automotive suppliers

<i>Image via the Oatmeal</i><p>One of the weird details in the WSJ report on the Apple electric car project yesterday was this bit:<p>Other Silicon Valley giants are looking at autos. Google Inc. has been working on a self-driving car for years. The head of Google’s autonomous vehicle project said last year …

Autonomous Cars