Stay Tuned For Will Swope on Big Think
So what was Will Swope going off about on YouTube's Davos Question? Intellectual property rights to save the planet from a climate catastrophe? A quick reading of some of the Intel chief's dispatches from World Economic Forum show he is deeply engaged with promoting technology as a way to creat a more politically active and responsible society.
One way to do this is to protect the advances that carbon storage and reduction technologies have made as intellectual property. This way, innovators would have the long-term economic incentives to develop their ideas without fear of getting bought out by the fat cats. Catch more on Will Swope in conversations forthcoming shortly from Big Think.
Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
- Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
Be glad your name isn't attached to any of these bad ideas.
- Some inventions can be celebrated during their time, but are proven to be devastating in the long run.
- The inventions doesn't have to be physical. Complex mathematical creations that create money for Wall Street can do as much damage, in theory, as a gas that destroys the ozone layer.
- Inventors can even see their creations be used for purposes far different than they had intended.
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
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