Population Boom, Energy Boom

In its 2015 World Population Prospects report, the United Nations documented the global population at 7.3 billion with 60 percent attributed to rising Asia. As with most, if not all emerging economies, energy consumption has witnessed exponential growth in recent decades, spurred by expanded economic activity that has … READ MORE

Yasir Yousuff September 29th, 2016

Sci-Fi Today, Reality TV Tomorrow

There’s been a fair bit of hype surrounding the latest SpaceX upright rocket landing. Simple as it seems, the excitement, at least for me, stems from how the feat has brought us one step closer to fulfilling our sci-fi fantasies – etched into our minds by the many … READ MORE

Yasir Yousuff June 9th, 2016

News Informs, Animated News Empowers

News not only informs us of what’s happening around the world. Its investigative nature enhances our system of checks and balances, uncovering wrongdoings and deep-rooted conspiracies that undermine the very integral values of modern civil society. No, we’re not here to discuss Mossack Fonseca, though its recent revelations … READ MORE

Yasir Yousuff May 11th, 2016

Death Stars Are Powerless Against the Power of Knowledge

We have seen it happen again and again, first with the Death Star, then with the Death Star II, and most recently, with the Starkiller Base. Precision shots by a pilot equipped with the right knowledge could destroy a weaponized base a thousand times bigger than his fighter craft. If … READ MORE

Yasir Yousuff March 11th, 2016

Space Fury in a Med Rush for Information

7,000 to 8,000 patients a day. 1.89 million patients a year. All in a single 1,400-bed facility providing medical research, teaching and rehabilitation services. This is the Nanjing Children’s Hospital (NCH), the largest children’s medical facility in Jiangsu Province, China. Doing the Right Thing Presents Challenges If you … READ MORE

Yasir Yousuff February 17th, 2016
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