Fake Drugs: Poison Pills

Fake Drugs: Poison Pills

One thing that can be said for counterfeit or fake drugs these days it that, according to recent reports, they don’t discriminate. Knock-off medications were once an issue largely unique to poorer countries; however, wealthier countries are now reporting problems along these lines too. The escalating issue has subsequently inspired a few raised eyebrows within…

Sugata Mitra: The Child-Driven Education

Sugata Mitra: The Child-Driven Education

Educational scientist Sugata Mitra is the winner of the 2013 TED Prize. In this fascinating TED-Talk, he addresses one of the greatest problems of education; the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most. Mitra reflects on research he conducted across the world in order to try and find solutions to this problem….

A Tamer Casino

A Tamer Casino

The Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest bank, is one that speaks with authority as to how things should be done properly. This authority has been fairly earned, as CEO Josef Ackermann, steered this bank through the financial crisis of 2008 in a way that impressed the entire world. This impressive performance was largely influenced by how…

Matt Ridley: When Ideas have Sex

Matt Ridley: When Ideas have Sex

Matt Ridley, author of the book The Rational Optimist sweeps the entire arc of human history to powerfully argue that “prosperity comes from everybody working for everybody else”. It’s our habit of trade, idea-sharing and specialization that has created the collective brain which set human living standards on a rising trend. In this TEDGlobal talk Ridley…