Indian businessman transforms talent-hunt in Ghana

Edit Topix 29 May 2016
Accra, May 28 - Twenty-four years after he established a company to sell computers and train IT professionals in Ghana, Indian author and businessman Gurdip Hari is spending $1.5 million over the next two years to dramatically change the hunt for talented children. The Healthy Mind International School at Madina, a suburb of Accra, will provide a ......

We are one step closer to roving squads of child-catchers

Edit The Observer 29 May 2016
Fundamentally, we need to help people get what they deeply desire – a safe pregnancy, a healthy baby and rewarding parenthood.” ... The people who expedited this shocking programme would have leapt on Dr Sher’s healthy pregnancy conclusions ... For those among Scotland’s interference army, who want everything to be “safe, healthy and rewarding”, the proposed named persons scheme will provide years of endless fun....

Early computers as objets d’art

Edit The Guardian 29 May 2016
“Dials and buttons, knobs and switches; they’re very charming,” says James Ball, the digital art director behind a new photography series called Guide to Computing, which celebrates early computers ... “The retouching is quite important to the piece”, he says, taking as an example the Pilot ACE, an early 1950s computer designed by Alan Turing, now in a state of semi-disrepair....

Renewing the efforts

Edit Deccan Herald 29 May 2016
Renew It’ was founded in 2009 by these 2 cousins with a mission to make computers affordable for everyone ... “This person would buy back old computers, break them down and sell the spare parts ... The company buys back old computers from corporates, repairs and refurbishes them and sells them at lower prices to people who can’t afford a normally priced one ... Unfortunately, this flexibility is not visible in computers....

Bug Bounty Hunter Programs Utilize The Talent Of Hackers To Make The Internet Safer

Edit Inquisitr 29 May 2016
[ Photo by Dean Drobot/Shutterstock ]They see someone sitting behind their computer, concentrating on the screen ... Gianluca Stringhini, a computer scientist and assistant professor at University College London, explained the importance of bug bounty programs to the BBC ... “Our unique program combines healthy rewards, a loyalty program, and a ......

Flaw helped gang loot ATMs

Edit The Hindu 29 May 2016
A flaw in synchronisation of cash loaded into cash dispensing machine of ATM centre and related entry of in its computer helped a gang siphon off Rs ... After keeping the currency bundles, the total sum is entered in its computer ... 10 lakh in the computer, the ATM machine cannot detect it,” an investigator said. The cash dispensing machine’s computer shows Rs ... 10 lakh in its computer....

A minimalist shares 2 ways to form habits effortlessly

Edit Business Insider 29 May 2016
That’s it, just a few seconds ... You can try the same thing for exercise — instead of going to the gym or doing a 30-minute run, try just doing a pushup when you’re about to take a break from your computer ... Obviously you can’t do that every single time you look at your phone, but if you do it a few times a day, you’ll be slipping into a new habit effortlessly, and soon you’ll be on your way to a healthy habit that could change your life....

Just how accurate are Fitbits?

Edit Deccan Herald 29 May 2016
Many users of activity trackers have always harboured suspicions. How accurate are these things?. A handful of tests by journalists and researchers have tried to bring clarity to the issue. Results, alas, have been mixed ... Inaccurate ... The researchers tracked 30 healthy adults as they performed various tasks. When the subjects were engaged in sedentary activities, like using a computer, the devices did relatively well ... ....

Artist gave up career to teach a computer to paint

Edit Sydney Morning Herald 29 May 2016
Harold Cohen, who has died aged 87, was a British-born artist who abandoned his distinguished career in abstract painting in the 1960s in order to "collaborate" with AARON, a computer program that he had designed to produce its own artistic images ... Raskin introduced Cohen to an early CDC computer and taught him how to code. Computers at that time were still a long way from being interactive....

Here’s how to stay fit and healthy

Edit Indian Express 29 May 2016
Following a fitness regime can be the solution to most health related problems, leaving you fit and healthy. (Photo ... Good sleep and regular exercise, choosing healthy food items and better cooking methods are the secrets of leading a healthy lifestyle, says an expert. Saurabh Aggarwal, expert from fitness startup FITSO, suggests how to be healthy. ... * A healthy and balanced diet has ample vitamins, nutrients, and colour ... ....

Museum Finds Piece Of WWII History For Sale On EBay

Edit National Public Radio 29 May 2016
i. A Lorentz teleprinter, used by the Nazis to transmit highly complex encrypted messages. The National Museum of Computing hide caption. toggle caption The National Museum of Computing ... The National Museum of Computing ... National Museum of Computing volunteer John Whetter went to Essex to investigate ... Even then, it's real value wasn't yet clear ... i ... The National Museum of Computing hide caption. toggle caption The National Museum of Computing....

Statement by Acting Assistant Secretary for Health DeSalvo on World Health Organization Guidance and Resolution on Ending Inappropriate Promotion of Foods for Infants and Young Children (US Department of Health & Human Services)

Edit Public Technologies 29 May 2016
Building a healthy future for all of our children is a critical undertaking for each and every one of our countries. That healthy future starts with ensuring that every citizen has the tools, information, and resources they need to build a foundation based on a healthy eating pattern ... fortified soy beverages - can be part of a healthy, balanced diet....

How about a no-bread breakfast?

Edit The Times of India 29 May 2016
With all the controversies surrounding bread, we look at other healthy breakfast options to help you start your day right ... Not having bread isn't the end of the world, you have umpteen healthy breakfast items to choose from ... But it is only as important to have a healthy meal in the morning as it is to breathe ... For a hearty , healthy meal, you need not invest more than 10 to 15 minutes of your time every morning....
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