With all the excitement about the role of technology in contributing to social change and improved development outcomes across Africa, it is easy to forget that only 7% of the continent's inhabitants online.
That morning cup of coffee or lunchtime soda might serve a purpose beyond giving you a jolt of energy. According to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, caffeine enhances memory. Participants
The human brain won't be surpassed by computers any time soon. Futurists have long talked about the day when computers become as powerful and versatile as the human brain. A recent simulation shows that
If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox? Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce.
The Lunar Lion is designed to land and then take off again across the surface of the moon. Just before winter break, students at Pennsylvania State University sat in a control room behind a two-foot-thick
fastcoexist.com - About the author Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More
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