Amazing wearable could detect epileptic seizures an hour before they strike

In just a few short years, wearable devices have gone from futuristic “nice to haves” to real world, here-this-minute lifesavers. But while most of us are content to take our Apple Watch Series 6 blood oxygen sensors for a spin, researchers like Oren Shriki, of the Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences at Israel’s Ben-Gurion … Read more

9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous

Written by Sarah Blick. “When you assume, you make an ASS out of U and ME” I first heard these words of wisdom years ago when I was learning to drive. I’d made an assumption about what another driver was going to do. My driving instructor’s response told me my assumption was incorrect. He hit … Read more

Job Opportunity with CHAI Liberia

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is looking to hire an Associate to support the development of a national AT policy and/or strategy for Liberia and the evaluation the budget impact of the national policy/strategy. The AT Associate may additionally take on the implementation of other AT activities depending on funding availability. This position will … Read more

New WHO policy brief on improving access to assistive technology (AT)

WHO has recently published a new policy brief on improving access to assistive technology (AT). Targeted at policy makers, this brief highlights the challenges in access to AT and gives concrete actions to improve access across 5 key areas: people-centered, policy, products, provision, and personnel.   The policy brief advocates for the inclusion of assistive … Read more

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Videos explaining things with optimistic nihilism. Kurzgesagt, (German for “in a nutshell”), is a German animation studio founded by Philipp Dettmer. The studio’s YouTube channel focuses on minimalist animated educational content, using the flat design style. [1] It discusses scientific, technological, political, philosophical and psychological subjects. Narrated by Steve Taylor, videos on the channel are … Read more