Meredith Ansell

July 2, 2015
a plastic duck floating on a dirty water

Boyan Slat’s Giant Ocean Trash Collector

Who is Boyan Slat? Boyan Slat is 20 years old. At the age of only 18, he appeared before investors for a TED talk and introduced himself as one of the “children” to whom the previous generation has left the task of cleaning up the planet. And with a small […]
June 7, 2015
E-books Ghana

Books on Wheels Goes High-Tech

Books on Wheels Goes High-Tech Literacy is one of the keys to success in life, no matter where you are in the world. It has been proven that countries with the lowest literacy rates consistently have the poorest, unhealthiest and most conflict-ridden societies. For this reason, for decades there has […]
March 23, 2015
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 […]
February 26, 2015
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 […]