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Tan Le: A headset that reads your brainwaves

Bio Tan Le is Founder & CEO of Emotiv Lifesciences, a bioinformatics company advancing our understanding of the human brain and identifying biomarkers for mental and other neurological conditions using … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Henry Sy: How The Richest Person in the Philippines Turned Discarded Shoes Into A $13 Billion Retail Empire

Henry Sy is often referred to as the Sam Walton of the Philippines. That’s because Henry built the foundation for his vast fortune on a store that was appropriately named ShoeMart…

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dennis Hong: Making a car for blind drivers

Using robotics, laser rangefinders, GPS and smart feedback tools, Dennis Hong is building a car for drivers who are blind…

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Humaira Bachal : Education Crusader and Asia 21 Young Leader

Humaira Bachal, has been fighting for girls’ right to education in her home town in Moach Goth.
She has been risking her life daily to teach young girls with what she learns in school…

September 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

The great Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa

“I believe the best way to help students to become musicians at the highest level is to share chamber music work with artists of great experience.” Seiji Ozawa.

August 26, 2013 · 5 Comments

Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data. Mistry says he’ll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all, but …how?

August 24, 2013 · 18 Comments

Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs

Pioneering surgeon Susan Lim performed the first liver transplant in Asia. But a moral concern with transplants (where do donor livers come from …) led her to look further, and to ask: Could we be transplanting cells, not whole organs?…

August 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

Interview: ‘Top Chef’ Kristen Kish on Her Korean Fried Chicken Addiction

Kristen’s reputation as one of the country’s great chef’s was confirmed as she was awarded the coveted title of Top Chef on Bravo’s Top Chef Season 10…

August 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

Myanmar’s Complex Transformation by HE Thein Sein

HE Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, speaking on Chatham House in London.
He’s speaking on the changes taking place in Myanmar under his leadership and the opportunities and challenges ahead…

July 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

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  • Researchers Accidentally Created Batteries That Could Last 400 Times Longer In Devices May 6, 2016
    It’s a common assumption that if an accident happens in the lab, you can expect some hairy outcomes and serious consequences, but a recently unplanned event has resulted in a seemingly positive discovery. Chemists have now come across a system that is capable of making batteries last up to 400 times longer than even the best-performing […]
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