Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

China’s President is admitting shortfalls in the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Xi Jinping is promising to fix problems and loopholes in the health system. The epicentre of the outbreak, Hubei province, reported a sharp increase in new cases. But the World Health Organization says that’s because doctors are using a broader definition to diagnose … Read more Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

Computing for the Marketplace: Entrepreneurship and AI

MIT Executive Vice President and Treasurer Israel Ruiz, who also serves as chair of the board of The Engine, offers an introduction to the session on “Computing for the Marketplace: Entrepreneurship and AI” at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of … Read more Computing for the Marketplace: Entrepreneurship and AI

Maker Break and the MIT Makersystem

The MIT Makersystem is made up of 45+ maker spaces open to everyone at MIT. Spaces within the makersystem are tailored for entrepreneurship, the arts, class projects, metal working, wood working, glass working, and micro/nano making, totaling over 130,000 Square feet of safe making space on campus. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2018/maker-break-celebration-of-making-at-mit-0504) MIT Project Manus: http://project-manus.mit.edu/mit-makersystem Watch … Read more Maker Break and the MIT Makersystem

Alternative Energy Entrepreneur Kyle Schutter Brings Biogas to Kenya from USA

For many Kenyans, America is a land of opportunity – where they dream of employment, academic achievement and enjoying the fruits of technological advancement, innovations and entrepreneurship. But the opposite is true for Mr Kyle Schutter, a biomedical engineering graduate, as of 2010, from Brown University, who is the founder and CEO of Takamoto Biogas … Read more Alternative Energy Entrepreneur Kyle Schutter Brings Biogas to Kenya from USA

Kenyan Universities Embracing Work Skills

Kenyans institutions of higher learning are struggling to find means to teach work and industry skills to their students in preparation for entering the dynamic job market after their graduation. In the past, the institutions have been accused of producing graduates who are reflectors of academic theories as opposed to producing thinkers. Pundits have been … Read more Kenyan Universities Embracing Work Skills

Nepal Braces for Socialist Economy

Nepal’s left – alliance government has decided to adopt a pro- socialist economy in order to address the country’s post- conflict situation and to boost the sluggish economy which has annual growth of 3-4 percent annually. The announcement was made by Nepal’s President Dr Ram Baran Yadav on Sunday while presenting the policies and programs … Read more Nepal Braces for Socialist Economy