• STARTUPS
    Here’s how these startups are making sense of air quality using sensors

    In cities, millions breathe in contaminated air containing particles many times higher than the prescribed safe limit. Finding innovative ways to monitor and predict air pollution, although not difficult, is proving to be expensive. Entrepreneurs at tiny startups and researchers at premier institutions are, however, taking up the challenge. The bottleneck is primarily due to a lack […]

  • QUOTES
    FRIDA KAHLO: MAKING HER SELF UP

    A major new exhibition about Frida Kahlo at the V&A is set to be the biggest art event of the summer. The capital looks set for full Frida fever as many of her belongings go on show for the first time outside of her native Mexico. Having become an icon for her image alone, many hope that the exhibitionwill go some […]

  • STARTUPS
    These Indian Startups Are Making It Easier For Mothers To Return To Work After Maternity Leave

    In many early stage, work-intensive startups, women fear being sidelined after taking maternity breaks but the ecosystem is coming together to enable more female participation. (Image: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images) Despite being one of the hottest startup destinations in Asia, India throws up some skewed statistics when it comes to gender. Only 27% of the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How newcomer entrepreneurs are making a difference in Atlantic Canada

    Suzanne Phillips and Adish Gebreselase are seen at Splitt Ends Unisex Hair Design, a storefront salon in Halifax that Phillips sold to the Eritrean immigrant last year. (Kelly Toughill) Adish Gebreselase is golden. The barber from Eritrea represents the highest hopes and dreams of government policy makers in Atlantic Canada: A newcomer who is running a […]

  • PODCASTS
    Why podcasts are making a big noise

    FIRST, thanks. Thank you for taking time out of your busy podcast listening schedule to read the written word. There’s a good chance the podcast you’re hooked on is mentioned in these pages. My Dad Wrote a Porno might be your current fave. It’s a UK podcast based around a book — although graphic novel […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Woman Entrepreneurs Making Waves

    I’m not saying anything groundbreaking when I say the Entrepreneurial scene has really taken off over the past 5 years. This in turn has seen more and more women start and grow businesses, in Australia alone that increase has been phenomenal. Recent Australian Bureau of Statistics Data shows women make up just over a third […]