The theme for FLL 2011 is Food Factor; details of the challenge for the tournament will be released on the 2nd of September, says the announcement on the FLL website.
Here is an abstract of this year’s theme from the website:
Can FIRST® LEGO® League teams improve the quality of food by finding ways to prevent food contamination? In . . . → Read More: FIRST Lego League 2011: Food Factor Challenge – Keeping Food Safe
Nasa, Google and many technology leaders will lauch a new university in the Silicon Valley this summer “with the goal of preparing the next generation of leaders to address ‘humanity’s grand challenges.’” Called the Singularity University (SU) it “will open its doors in June 2009 on the NASA Research Park campus with a nine-week graduate-level interdisciplinary curriculum . . . → Read More: Singularity: A New University In The Silicon Valley
I just completed listening to the audio-book “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell and started listening to “How Doctors Think” by Jerome Groopman (review coming soon). I have been reflecting on what both these highly insightful authors have to say about how our mind works during a crisis.
Critical Thinking In a Crisis
Gladwell says that a well-trained mind gets . . . → Read More: How Pilots Think in the Blink of an Eye