Robin Cook

May 14, 2018
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Mobile-based FinTech is closing the Economic Gap in Africa

Mobile Phones are Disrupting the Cycle of Poverty in African Nations In a 2016 TEDx Talk, Sivan Ya’ari, the founder of ‘Innovation: Africa’ shares a fascinating story about her efforts to bring electricity to villages in Africa. She was initially disturbed by the absence of essential medicines in Africa’s remote […]
April 4, 2018
1% For the Planet

1% For the Planet

Believing in Collective Impact 1% for the Planet is a global organisation with a mission to build a healthy planet. The initiative believes that the viability of our planet is facing an existential threat and that it is up to all of us that occupy it to do something about […]
March 27, 2018
Robot- AI Companionship

AI Companionship According to Dr. Susan Lim

Dr. Susan Lim Hopes You’ll Indulge in the Doors of Imagination How many of us had a childhood companion in the form of a plush toy, or even an invisible imaginary friend? These inanimate or make-believe objects/friends provide company when we are lonely, a listening ear when we need to […]
February 7, 2018
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The World’s First Totally Green Underground Farm

From Long-Forgotten Bomb Shelters to the World’s First Subterranean Farm During World War II, the Nazi regime set out to destroy Britain, unleashing barrage after barrage of bombs on London and surrounding cities. How do you protect a large civilian population from such an onslaught? You build bomb shelter tunnels […]