PARAG KHANNA: Best Selling Author Out With His New Book

Parag Khanna, a best-selling author & leading global strategist, authored and released a new book: Technocracy in America that explores the use of data to form governments.  In this video he is seen leading a TED talk about how megacities are changing the world from his previous best-seller Connectography. Continue reading “PARAG KHANNA: Best Selling Author Out With His New Book”

SHORYA AWTAR: Inventor & Co-Founder Of FlexDex

Shorya Awtar, a Mechanical Engineering Professor, invented FlexDex, which is an all-mechanical platform that mounts to the surgeon’s arm. It uses a unique engineering approach to enable the tip of the instrument to mimic the direction of movement of the surgeon’s hand. It was funded by the National Science Foundation.

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ZINNIA KUMAR: Model With A Brain From Down Under

Zinnia Kumar is a fashion model and a valedictorian from Sydney, Australia.  Her published papers on the attractiveness of men’s facial hair and women’s hair color applying Darwin’s negative frequency-dependant selection for the first time on human traits got picked up by major media outlets.  This led to the coining of a new term “Peak Beard.”  Continue reading “ZINNIA KUMAR: Model With A Brain From Down Under”