Month: October 2017

6 scary news for Halloween!

A selection of news, stories and videos for this Halloween day!

The complexity map of the human DNA. Is it possible?

Jacek Marczyk investigates the possibility of synthesizing the first Complexity Map of the human DNA.

Halloween 2017 Supply Chain Infographics

Consumers are expected to spend a record $9.1 billion for Halloween 2017, making it the largest spending for the spooky holiday to date.

IEC, ISO and ITU receive Primetime Emmy award for excellence in video engineering

The US Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded an Emmy for outstanding achievement to the expert group responsible for High Efficiency Video Coding.

A look at Honda’s E2-DR disaster response robot

Could disaster response teams of the future be made up of an army of cheery orange robots?

World’s Most Resilient Creatures – The Tardigrade

Though Tardigrades can become enormous on Star Trek Discovery, it's highly unlikely real-life science will ever cause them to get that big.

Welcome to E-Estonia, the tiny nation that’s leading Europe in digital innovation

How every country could learn from Estonia's innovative digital governance.

5 takeaways from hurricane season for crisis communications

The recent forces of nature with hurricanes Harvey and Irma remind us what good communication can and should look like, especially when it’s a matter of life and death.

Puerto Rico’s solar future takes shape with Tesla batteries

Tesla is installing solar panels and Powerpack battery units to provide 24-hour electricity to a children's hospital that lost power during Hurricane Maria.

Trending topics this week – Ryanair, Bloody Sunday and fake apps

Pizza breach, Puerto Rico street music and deradicalization... See what you missed this week on The Resilience Post.

Pollution kills nine million people a year

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found.

Could Estonia be the first digital country?

Estonia has been pursuing a grand idea since 1997: putting their entire government online. But is the idea a grand one, or a complicated one?