Fred Tissandier

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How ICT is Helping Nepalis Around the World Respond to the Earthquake

Photo: Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi / UNDP Nepal (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) on Flickr<i>Guest post by Samita Thapa, TechChange</i>On Saturday morning, I woke up to numerous …

Star Wars Celebration: Fans explore all corners of the convention universe | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

The Mos Eisley Cantina theme played over loudspeakers on the Anaheim Convention Center’s second floor as 13-year-old Zachary Clayson, clad in Jedi robe and tunic, maneuvered a remote-controlled yellow robot to where a young woman was standing with an infant. The little robot — a replica of a “Star …

‘Star Wars’ Actor Imagines What Fans Would’ve Done If He’d Turned Down Role in New Trilogy

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski</i><p>ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new “Star Wars” trilogy.<p>“It’s not like a choice. It’s like I was drafted,” Hamill told a massive crowd Saturday night at …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Analysis

Secrets of the new Star Wars trailer<p>The second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted today at Star Wars Celebration. Check it out...<p>…

Early peek inside Star Wars Celebration reveals first detailed picture of new Stormtrooper

Fan site Star Wars Underworld found its way into the Star Wars Celebration a bit early and grabbed shots of the landspeeder, arcade machines and our first detailed look at the redesigned Stormtrooper coming to <i>Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens</i>.<p>The picture appears to be inside the official program for …

Star Wars

Music & Opera: Achat Billet Théâtre Antique - Orange - Music Opera

Opéra<p>Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France<br>• Choeur de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo<br>• Choeur de l'Opéra de Nice<br>• Choeur Opéra Grand Avignon<br>• Chef d'orchestre : …

Opéra

6 reasons why not to buy the Star Wars Digital HD collection - Pocket-lint

Alongside pre-orders for the Apple Watch and the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge phones, the Star Wars Digital HD collection went on sale today, …

Chart and image gallery: 30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis

Still under development, <b>Choosel</b> shows promise as an easy way to turn raw data into online graphics, including charts, timelines and maps.<p>Return to <i>22</i> …

Here's why more 'Star Wars' actors haven't become huge stars

Every actor in Hollywood chases <i>Star Wars</i>, hoping the gig will provide instant A-list entree. But the <i>Star Wars</i> track record is filled with underachievers and stalled careers.<p>Six movies in, the franchise has spawned just one megastar: <b>Harrison Ford</b>.<p>"The problem is, when you are in such a massive …

IKEA Produces 10,000 Packable Shelters for Refugees

The IKEA Foundation’s flat-pack shelters are officially on the way to families in need, with 10,000<p>The IKEA Foundation’s flat-pack shelters are officially on the way to families in need, with 10,000 units being ordered by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) who has been working with the …

Q&A: The best ways to track the SDGs

The indicators to measure the success of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were an afterthought devised by UN officials “in a dark room …

Sustainability

Modeling infectious disease dynamics in the complex landscape of global health

Structured Abstract<p>BACKGROUND<p>Despite many notable successes in prevention and control, infectious diseases remain an enormous threat to human and …

Tackling Global Health – (Kim Bush, Gates Foundation) Keynote Preview at EPPICon 2015

With Obamacare, the discussion about national health has moved to front and center stage. But what about the <b>status of global health</b>; what are the …

Digital Health

7 immersive data visualizations that track global health trends

As big data evolves, data visualizations can help turn the most convoluted facts and figures into clear stories, aiding further research efforts and …

OPINION: In Defense of Parents Who Vaccinate Their Children

by Ashley Shelby<p>In an opinion published in <i>The Bridge’s</i> March 5 edition, anti-vaccine activist and homeopath Charlotte Gilruth makes false and …

Public Health

This Is How Bill Gates Says We Can Avoid Another Global Health Crisis

Now that the Ebola crisis is subsiding, Bill Gates says we need to learn from it. And he has a few suggestions.<p>In an op-ed in the New York <i>Times</i>, …