Philips Experience Design Team led by Sean Carney named Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2022

In the last ten years, former industrial conglomerate Philips has reinvented itself as a leading health technology company. To achieve that sea-change, the company made design and technology part of its corporate strategy. Another formative influence was the effect chief experience design officer Sean Carney had on the fundamental understanding of design. This successful design-led …

Sustainable irrigation can feed billions, make agriculture resilient to climate change

Washington, DC As climate change shifts precipitation patterns, irrigation can be a powerful tool for increasing the worlds food supplyfeeding more than a billion additional people without converting natural spaces into farmland, according to a new study by Carnegies Lorenzo Rosa published in Environmental Research Letters. Population trends indicate that we will need to double …

Global nuclear arsenals are expected to grow as states continue to modernize–New SIPRI Yearbook out now

(Stockholm, June 2022) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2022, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. A key finding is that despite a marginal decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2021, nuclear arsenals are expected to grow over the coming …

Rukmini Moitra, Sulekha and being pensive in the pandemic!

Like they say, there are poets and there are poets. There are the ones who write only for the adulation that they seek. And there are the ones who put their most precious thoughts on paper, jealously guarding their emotional outpourings, chary of giving strangers access into the innermost recesses of their souls. Rukmini Moitra …