Robin Cook

July 16, 2013
Cure for Aids

Latest “Proof of Concept” in AIDS Research Promising

Incurable optimists have very few enemies because by nature we see the best in every person and situation. But false headlines that promise miracle cures might just make the shortlist. We have to be extremely careful to not recklessly buy into them, since, in truth, we’re a bit more susceptible […]
June 30, 2013
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museums Benefiting from Grants to Develop New Audience Engagement Apps

Museums are more than just giant warehouses for cultural artifacts. They can be potent symbols of change and of conformity. We tend to focus more on the museum as symbol of social status quo. After all, museums effectively legitimize taste probably more than any other institution. But if you look […]
June 16, 2013
Christmas sales

A Cooperative Future

When the Christmas sales on the UK high streets are tallied up, it’s no surprise that for the last five years at least, the outlook and prognosis has been gloomy. Time after time, brands are losing money or disappearing altogether due to the online shopping proclivities of the public, and […]
June 9, 2013
Judith Rodin President of the Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation Celebrates a Century

America’s second oldest philanthropic organization (after the Carnegie Corporation), the Rockefeller Foundation, is celebrating 100 years of global contributions. The Foundation has been instrumental in contributing to educational reforms, agricultural development across the world, and countless breakthroughs in medicine (like developing the vaccine for yellow fever). And they’re not alone; […]