How augmented reality could change the future of surgery | Nadine Hachach-Haram

If you’re undergoing surgery, you want the best surgical team to collaborate on your case, no matter where they are. Surgeon and entrepreneur Nadine Hachach-Haram is developing a new system that helps surgeons operate together and train one another on new techniques — from remote locations using low-cost augmented reality… CONTINUER À LIRE

How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit | Devita Davison

There’s something amazing growing in the city of Detroit: healthy, accessible, delicious, fresh food. In a spirited talk, fearless farmer Devita Davison explains how features of Detroit’s decay actually make it an ideal spot for urban agriculture. Join Davison for a walk through neighborhoods in transformation as she shares stories… CONTINUER À LIRE

D’où viennent les nuages ? — Science étonnante #50

Comment se forment les nuages ? Pourquoi l’évaporation c’est pas de l’ébullition ? Quel rapport avec le pastis et le champagne ? Le billet de blog qui accompagne la vidéo : https://sciencetonnante.wordpress.com/2018/01/05/dou-viennent-les-nuages/ Me soutenir sur Tipeee : http://www.tipeee.com/science-etonnante Mon livre : http://www.science-etonnante.com/redirections.php?redir=insolubleA Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/sciencetonnante Twitter : http://www.twitter.com/dlouapre Abonnez-vous :… CONTINUER À LIRE

How fake handbags fund terrorism and organized crime | Alastair Gray

What’s the harm in buying a knock-off purse or a fake designer watch? According to counterfeit investigator Alastair Gray, fakes like these fund terrorism and organized crime. Learn more about the trillion-dollar underground economy of counterfeiting — from the criminal organizations that run it to the child labor they use… CONTINUER À LIRE

A Republican mayor’s plan to replace partisanship with policy | G.T. Bynum

Conventional wisdom says that to win an election, you need to play to your constituencies’ basest, most divisive instincts. But as a candidate for mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, G.T. Bynum decided to skip the smear campaigns, tell voters what he wanted to accomplish and give them ways to measure his success — and it led him to win the election. In a hopeful, funny talk, Bynum shares how he’s tackling his city’s most pressing issues and says that we need to set aside philosophical disagreements and focus on the aspirations that unite us.
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