Writing Science and Technology blogs can be quite a challenge. A lot of research, fact-checking, and quality assurance is important in any scientific endeavor. Even more challenging sometimes is putting scholarly articles into terms that are easily digestible. Let's face it, most scholarly articles under peer review lack a certain je ne sais quoi.
Technology is a powerful driver of social change. It makes possible what was previously unfathomable, to improve our lives in meaningful ways. A discussion on how technology has, so far, changed society and its potential for future transformation can be truly eye-opening to even the most privileged amongst us.
iPads, social networking, 3D printing, electric plug-in vehicles, artificial hearts – these inventions and innovations are a testament to man’s creativity and capability. But how about a twister fork that keeps pasta from annoyingly sliding off, a goldfish-shaped egg separator that sucks up the yolks and a spaghetti measuring tool that separates adult, small and family portions? Have we whetted your appetite for more DIY inventions and the people behind them?