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Reads tagged with “health”

4Food: Dejunking Fast Food for the Digital Age
4Food: Dejunking Fast Food for the Digital Age

Holes that fill a market gap, or what the iPad has to do with taking down Monsanto.

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Highlights from TED 2010: Day Two
Highlights from TED 2010: Day Two

Suspended animation, augmented reality, and what sheep’s knuckles have to do with the future of cultural problem-solving.

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World AIDS Day Spotlight: Interview with Travis McCoy
World AIDS Day Spotlight: Interview with Travis McCoy

What a pair of sneakers has to do with a bridge in Manila and mobile cinema in South Africa.

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More Than Form: Design for Disability
More Than Form: Design for Disability

What a microwavable monkey has to do with the MoMA and open social conversation.

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Friday FYI: Itchy Throat
Friday FYI: Itchy Throat

Doing what you couldn’t the way you should.

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The Future of First-Response Environments
The Future of First-Response Environments

Displays for disasters, or what sensors have to do with survival.

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Highlights from TED 2010, Day One
Highlights from TED 2010, Day One

What one pound of tuna has to do with five years of chocolate milk, spider silk and a ukulele.

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Book Spotlight: Design Revolution
Book Spotlight: Design Revolution

What soccer balls have to do with blind children and water transportation in Africa.

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World AIDS Day 2008: Join the Fight
World AIDS Day 2008: Join the Fight

What 20 years, 112 million bloggers and a simple pledge have in common.

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Friday FYI: The Legal Performance-Enhancer
Friday FYI: The Legal Performance-Enhancer

How you can get a job promotion, finish the Tour de France, become an art icon and discover electricity in just 20 minutes between 2 and 3pm.

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