MIT’s Fablab and Kerala Startup mission

What are Fab labs? Fab labs are a technical prototyping platform, where people can design and build their own technology. Fab labs or Fabrication Laboratories began as an outreach project from MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) headed by Neil Gershenfeld. Fab labs are designed in a way that people with minimal training can … [Read more…]

How to change the world: One Butterfly at a Time.

Can a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon create a hurricane in Europe a few weeks later? This is the concept of The Butterfly effect—so named as the computer model that led to its discovery resembles a butterfly—discovered by Edward Lorentz. Lorentz  ran weather models with present atmospheric conditions to arrive at the values for tomorrow, … [Read more…]

Crossroads of Life

I know not what road to take, for I’m not sure what lies beyond the bend. My thoughts travel both ways, but they don’t reach far. I ask weary travellers who have travelled each path, each said the path to be just as fair, For some did not choose the path. And others followed in … [Read more…]