Some words, links and ideas from the Inspiration Guy, Ash Mashhadi.
Reblogged from ab-fab-treasures
This is a solid silver ladies powder compact made to order for the RAF (Royal Air Force) in the UK during World War II.
They were distributed to the wives of RAF officers as a keepsake for their loved one who was away fighting during that war which started in September 1939 and ended in September 1945.
These images are from my archive.
When you become scared of where your ambitions are taking you, you’re probably going in the right direction.
There is a way to bring all your ambitions & wishes together. It’s called hard work & persistence.
There’s an army of people that would love you to think you can’t do it. Prove them wrong.
Reblogged from emergentfutures
Pakistan Uses Smartphone Data to Head Off Dengue Outbreak
Researchers working for the Pakistani government developed an early epidemic detection system for their region that looked for telltale signs of a serious outbreak in data gathered by government employees searching for dengue larvae and confirmed cases reported from hospitals. If the system’s algorithms spotted an impending outbreak, government employees would then go to the region to clear mosquito breeding grounds and kill larvae. “Getting early epidemic predictions this year helped us to identify outbreaks early,” says Umar Saif, a computer scientist at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, and a recipient of MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 award in 2011.
Full Story: Technology Review
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