Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ahmedabad, the joyless city

Originally posted on Terra Urban टेरा अर्बन:
By Raksha Sharda Very recently, President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Ahmedabad the glory of being one of the best cities under the Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and Interest Subsidy Scheme for Housing the…

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New Plan Aims to Balance Urbanization of Land and People

Originally posted on A Layover in Wuhan:
On Sunday, China released a 31-point plan mapping out the next six years of the nation’s urban development. Between now and 2020, the government will take steps to modernize agriculture and transform into…

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Course offering: mathematical sciences in obesity research UAB

Originally posted on ORGCOMPLEXITY:
The mathematical sciences including engineering, statistics, computer science, physics, econometrics, psychometrics, epidemiology, and mathematics qua mathematics are increasingly being applied to advance our understanding of the causes, consequences, and alleviation of obesity.  These applications do not…

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Feel This Book

Originally posted on The Dish:
by Jessie Roberts Researchers at MIT have developed a wearable reading device called Sensory Fiction: Sensory Fiction was inspired by two sci-fi visions of what media in the future will look like. The first is…

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