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Water capture and spider webs, intelligent textile, Ayurveda, bees detecting bombs, bond villains, artificial synapse, in space manufacturing, green infrastructure, recommender systems, target fixation and mushrooms in the workplace.
Could psychedelics add to your workplace?
To efficiently harvest water from air, consider the humble spider web
Chemists have made artificial spider silk that more closely mimics the real thing and boosts fog-capturing ability by almost 600 percent
Wearable, 3D printed tech could become physiotherapy tool
Electronic components connected by conductive thread react to body shape and movement and can be customized to individual needs.
Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Wellness: Ayurveda Surges in the US
The ancient holistic healing system of Ayurveda is experiencing a remarkable surge in popularity across the United States. If you want coaching in Ayurveda, see https://ritualsmarbella.com/ and contact Liana (my partner).
Bees that are trained to detect bombs
In the quest for innovative and eco-friendly bomb detection methods, researchers have turned to an unexpected ally
The New Misanthropy
Why have we become so comfortable outsourcing the world’s most pressing problems—the very future of humanity itself—to eccentric billionaires who could have been cast as classic Bond villains dreaming of world domination?
A reliable and wearable system to recognize finger movements in real-time
The device is based on a wearable sensor and an array of so-called artificial synapses (i.e., hardware components that replicate the function of synapses in the brain).
Collaboration to explore in-space manufacturing
Exploring future space-based manufacturing focused on semiconductor development that can enhance the value of multiple ground-to-space operations.
Green infrastructure can set off a virtuous cycle of climate action
Green infrastructure and other nature-based solutions such as parks, greenbelts, and natural stormwater treatment swales could reduce carbon emissions in European cities. Ideas? Apply here https://www.circular-accelerator.com/
Powering Recommender Systems for Next Best Action with Large Language Models
LMs have the potential to revolutionize how businesses understand their customers and provide personalized recommendations – particularly on unstructured data in the form of text.
The Perils of Target Fixation
Fixation” can inadvertently obstruct the ability of business leaders to spot crucial signals of necessary—even lifesaving—change in the business environment
Elon Musk Does It. Sergey Brin Does It. Your Boss Might Do It. Welcome to the
Workplace Shroom Boom
Microdosing in the workplace is becoming increasingly common in Europe, even though it’s illegal in many countries and the benefits aren’t entirely proven.