If you needed another reason to believe in the marriage between science and tech, here it is. A 12-year-old boy suffering from bone cancer has become the first recipient of 3D printed artificial vertebra replacement. The five hour surgery was performed at Peking University in China where the boy is still recovering.
Meet Mikey Dickerson, the administrator of the U.S. Digital Service — a new group responsible for remaking the digital experience that people have with the U.S. government. Big job. Smart move by the White House.
The idea, being tested by San Francisco start-up Enlitic, is that if you show a computer enough anonymized images of diseases, such as brain tumors, it will be able to start flagging them for physicians automatically.
Inspiring. Jim Yurchenco (@jimyurchenco), the engineer of the original Apple mouse, talks about the art of engineering and design. He recently retired from IDEO after 35 years with the influential design firm.
Everyone from tech leaders to celebrities has been dumping buckets of ice water over their heads to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig’s disease—a viral social media campaign that’s raised more than $5.5 million for the ALS Association since July 29, compared to $32,000 in the same period last year. Impressive to watch this go viral. More videos | Marketing lessons