Topic: Science and Technology (general)
Dr. Moria Gunn catches up with biotech entrepreneurs, Ruben Henriquez, Vicens Tur and Pablo Escriba. All successfully started up companies from the beaches of Mallorca, Spain. Henriquez's company, Sanifit, works with innovative technologies fighting calcification in the body. Tur and Escriba, with their company, Lipo Pharma are taking a novel approach into utilizing lipids.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with craigslist Distinguished Professor in New Media & Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media. Ken Goldberg. They talk about Opinion Space, an experimental website of the US State Department.
Dr. Moira Gunn catches up with Corporate Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Baxter International Inc, Norbert Reidel, who talks her on a virtual tour of hospitals in the future.
Dr. Moira Gunn engages in a panel discussion on all things Nanotech with four of the world leading experts: Professor Patrick Maxwell, Head of Division of Medicine at University College, London, Professor Tony Cass, Research Director at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Professor Gabriel Aeppli, Director of the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Dr. David Sarphie, CEO at Bio-Nano Consulting.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Paul Tan, CEO at Living Cell Technologies, about how they are using arctic pigs to provide a potential treatment for long term unstable diabetes.
We have phones that take pictures, connect to the Internet, and play music. Now, Nokia is creating a line of smart phones with navigation programs for both drivers and pedestrians. Michael Halbherr focuses on describing the special features of the navigation programs, as well as how Nokia plans to continue developing media and social communication functions for their products and widening their global market.
As we use social tools on the web, design patterns are emerging. Social design must be organic, not static, emotional, not data-driven. A social experience builds on relationships, not transactions. In 2008, Yahoo!'s Christian Crumlish introduced the idea of social design patterns to BayCHI. In this 2010 program, he shares what he has learned, including principles of social design: Pave the cow paths. Talk like a person. Be open. Learn from games. And respect the ethical dimension.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with founder and CEO of Seeding Labs, Dr.Nina Dudnik about the program she is running to improve science education in emerging countries.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about rogue waves and the science that goes into finding them with author, Susan Casey. In her new book, The Wave … In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean, Casey 'imparts awe in her rogue-wave connection of commerce, science, and sport'.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with scientist Ananda Chakabarty, who holds the first US Life Science Patent on a bacteria treatment for Cancer.