Playing with an idea for another poster series.
“A group of plant polyphenols known as catechins—found in green tea, dark chocolate and red wine—may help prevent the neurological complications more common among people living with HIV, according to a paper published online by the Journal of NeuroVirology and summarized by the publisher in a news announcement.”
In this Future of Film talk from April 26, Andrew Weissman (Union Square Ventures) and Jason Hirschhorn (Media ReDEFined) discuss the multitude of innovative tools available to filmmakers in this brave new (internet and social) world.
- Dreaming bigger and bigger, TED Prize is dreaming for a wish that can inspire the world. Have a bold and creative idea that you believe can change the world? Visit the TED Prize website, make a wish, and then nominate yourself or someone else for the TED Prize. You could win the $1 million…
While education struggles to cope, mobile communication has grown exponentially. Africa is today the fastest growing and second largest mobile phone market in the world. While in some countries – including Botswana, Gabon and Namibia – there are more mobile subscriptions than inhabitants, Africa still has the lowest mobile penetration of any market. There is plenty more growth to come. Over 620 million mobile subscriptions mean that for the first time in the history of the continent, its people are connected.
These connections offer an opportunity for education. Already, we are starting to see the beginnings of change. An increasing number of initiatives – some large-scale, some small – are using mobile technologies to distribute educational materials, support reading, and enable peer-to-peer learning and remote tutoring through social networking services. Mobiles are streamlining education administration and improving communication between schools, teachers and parents. The list goes on. Mobile learning, either alone or in combination with existing education approaches, is supporting and extending education in ways not possible before.
“Sometimes it’s what you don’t say that hurts others. Referring to a negative HIV status as “clean” implies that people who are positive are dirty. It’s time to change the way you think about HIV. Become a part of the neutral revolution.”
“Times have changed, yet many minds have not. Enough of the stigma! It’s time for us to update the way we see, think, and speak HIV. It’s time to start living HIV Neutral! So stand up, be heard, and share this graphic with your Facebook [and Tumblr] friends!”