Day 3: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

Pranav Mistry talks about his ideas regarding SixthSense technology – the technology that facilitates integration between the offline, physical world and the digital world. What is most thrilling about this talk (apart from the great demonstrations of the technology working in real life) is Pranav’s motivation to open up the technology to as many people […]

Day 2: How it feels to have a stroke

The idea that one can maintain a level of consciousness enough to observe yourself during a stroke is intriguing to me. Very few researchers are able to report first-hand experience of mental disorders, much less an incident that causes sudden loss of brain function. I’m not completely sold on how she explains the difference and […]

One TED Talk a day – An intellectual journey

For 2013, I’ve decided to watch one TED Talk a day in an effort to open myself up to new ideas. I’ve always been a big fan of TED and was lucky enough to attent the TEDxZurich conference last year. I came out of the conference feeling very inspired and slightly more informed about the […]