Science Gallery Dublin: Before The Story So Far

Originally posted on Ian Brunswick – On Science and Culture:
The Story So Far is the title of Science Gallery Dublin’s continually-evolving video summary of its evolution to date (latest version viewable here). This essay covers the years before it all began, principally 2006 and 2007, and investigates why and how Science Gallery came to…

New thinking required: the end of oil (what of cars, pedestrians and walking)?

Here’s a startling article by Seth Miller, predicting the end of oil for energy use, because of electric car technology. A combination of few moving parts, and extreme battery efficiency, is giving rise to a new generation of cars with expected lives of up to forty or fifty years and capable of running a million miles.… Read More

From Mosaic: How to fall to your death and live to tell the tale

How to fall to your death and live to tell the tale Slipping in the shower, tripping down the stairs, taking a tumble in the supermarket – falls kill over 420,000 people per year and hospitalise millions more. We can’t eliminate all falls, says Neil Steinberg. So we must to learn to fall better. Alcides Moreno… Read More

Building Resilient Organisations, One Brain at a Time (1)

Resilience is defined by the American Psychological Association as “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress.” Both people and organisations can be resilient – and it is through people, and stress-tested processes that organisations can learn to be resilient in the face of adversity.… Read More