the photographers gallery

The Photographers’ Gallery

For lovers of fine art photography, as well as artists seeking maximum exposure for their work, the Photographers’ Gallery in London is the place to be. Founded in 1971, the Photographers’ Gallery was the first art gallery devoted solely to photography. In the decades since then, Photographers’ Gallery has succeeded in elevating photography to a… Read more »

posting to the net

How One Viral Tweet Has Turned the Table on Bullies

Sean—Dancing Man, as he is affectionately known throughout the world—is a Londoner who was simply enjoying himself at a concert. Dancing carefree, Sean caught the eyes of a cameraman and his buddy who began laughing at him, at which point Sean stopped dancing and looked down to the floor dejectedly. The cameraman snapped a photo… Read more »

Food for Charity

Community, culture, and culinary delights: Slideluck expands to Manila

What do art and potluck have in common? They are bringing communities together across the globe Potluck is a traditional community gathering, with origins dating back to the Middle Ages. The concept is simple – everyone brings a dish, and the entire crowd enjoys a feast. More importantly, it brings people together in the spirit… Read more »

green building

Good News for South Africa’s Lower Middle Class Home Buyers

Affordable housing is on the way South Africa’s society and economy continues to recover from the decades of apartheid, even though the system was removed 20 years ago. Still high on the list of needs is affordable housing, especially in the urban centers of the country. Approximately three million homes were built and designated for… Read more »

Attention span decrease due to distractions

Can Eye Tracking Games Be a Cure for Attention Deficit Disorder?

Our attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish The concentration-assisting app uHealth reminds me of the old prescription for when you have a hangover – take a drink of whatever caused the drunkenness. In this case, app developer Umoove is utilizing the very device that has been found guilty for causing everyone’s short… Read more »

wearable technology

Next Batch of Wearable Technologies Will Be Focused on Specialized Health

With the incessant development in mobile technologies, the devices we once deemed as revolutionary, such as the smartphones and tablets, are now being replaced by more portable high-tech gadgets in the form of wearables. The idea is not all new to consumers, as smartwatches have been around on the market for a couple of years now… Read more »

man thinking

Closing Your Eyes Makes You a Better Witness

Having trouble remembering where you left the car keys? Close your eyes. The details of when you last had your keys and where you placed them should return. This is according to a new study just published in the January 16, 2015 issue of the Legal and Criminology journal. Researchers at the University of Surrey… Read more »

empty park

Social Media Giant Facebook Joins the Effort to Locate Missing Children

Facebook to broadcast Amber alerts in its newsfeeds Facebook announced this week that it has formed a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The Center’s well-known “Amber Alert,” which broadcasts across the nation as soon as a child is reported as “missing” will now be posted to Facebook. Thousands of missing… Read more »

olive oil in texas

What to Do When Shale Oil Goes Bust?

An old American TV show—the Beverly Hillbillies, opens with a song that tells the story of the miraculous transition from the poor hills of Appalachia to the mansions of Beverly Hills. The song includes this verse: “And up through the ground came a bubblin’ crude. Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea.” We can change… Read more »

Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing: Manifesting Endless Possibilities

Crowdsourcing—pooling together small amounts of ideas, money and expertise—has become the most popular way to advance visions that otherwise would never leave the drawing pad due to lack of resources. Just about every professional who needs to raise money is turning to crowdsourcing to launch their project. Initiatives benefitting from crowdsourcing span the spectrum from… Read more »

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  • the photographers gallery

    The Photographers’ Gallery

    For lovers of fine art photography, as well as artists seeking maximum exposure for their work, the Photographers’ Gallery in London is the place to be. Founded in 1971, the Photographers’ Gallery was the first art gallery devoted solely to photography. In the decades since then, Photographers’ Gallery has succeeded in elevating photography to a… Read more »

  • posting to the net

    How One Viral Tweet Has Turned the Table on Bullies

    Sean—Dancing Man, as he is affectionately known throughout the world—is a Londoner who was simply enjoying himself at a concert. Dancing carefree, Sean caught the eyes of a cameraman and his buddy who began laughing at him, at which point Sean stopped dancing and looked down to the floor dejectedly. The cameraman snapped a photo… Read more »

  • Food for Charity

    Community, culture, and culinary delights: Slideluck expands to Manila

    What do art and potluck have in common? They are bringing communities together across the globe Potluck is a traditional community gathering, with origins dating back to the Middle Ages. The concept is simple – everyone brings a dish, and the entire crowd enjoys a feast. More importantly, it brings people together in the spirit… Read more »

  • green building

    Good News for South Africa’s Lower Middle Class Home Buyers

    Affordable housing is on the way South Africa’s society and economy continues to recover from the decades of apartheid, even though the system was removed 20 years ago. Still high on the list of needs is affordable housing, especially in the urban centers of the country. Approximately three million homes were built and designated for… Read more »

  • Attention span decrease due to distractions

    Can Eye Tracking Games Be a Cure for Attention Deficit Disorder?

    Our attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish The concentration-assisting app uHealth reminds me of the old prescription for when you have a hangover – take a drink of whatever caused the drunkenness. In this case, app developer Umoove is utilizing the very device that has been found guilty for causing everyone’s short… Read more »

  • wearable technology

    Next Batch of Wearable Technologies Will Be Focused on Specialized Health

    With the incessant development in mobile technologies, the devices we once deemed as revolutionary, such as the smartphones and tablets, are now being replaced by more portable high-tech gadgets in the form of wearables. The idea is not all new to consumers, as smartwatches have been around on the market for a couple of years now… Read more »

  • man thinking

    Closing Your Eyes Makes You a Better Witness

    Having trouble remembering where you left the car keys? Close your eyes. The details of when you last had your keys and where you placed them should return. This is according to a new study just published in the January 16, 2015 issue of the Legal and Criminology journal. Researchers at the University of Surrey… Read more »

  • empty park

    Social Media Giant Facebook Joins the Effort to Locate Missing Children

    Facebook to broadcast Amber alerts in its newsfeeds Facebook announced this week that it has formed a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The Center’s well-known “Amber Alert,” which broadcasts across the nation as soon as a child is reported as “missing” will now be posted to Facebook. Thousands of missing… Read more »

  • olive oil in texas

    What to Do When Shale Oil Goes Bust?

    An old American TV show—the Beverly Hillbillies, opens with a song that tells the story of the miraculous transition from the poor hills of Appalachia to the mansions of Beverly Hills. The song includes this verse: “And up through the ground came a bubblin’ crude. Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea.” We can change… Read more »