This week in PopTech: Cancer's biography, Possibilianism and sustainable farming
Friday, April 22, 2011 UTC|
There's always something brewing in the PopTech community. From the world-changing people, projects and ideas in our network, a handful of this week's highlights follows.
- Congratulations are in order for Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee (PopTech 2010)! He was just awarded the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction for his book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.
- David Eagleman (PopTech 2010) has been profiled in The New Yorker by friend of PopTech, Burkhard Bilgur, in a piece entitled, "The Possibilian:What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain."
- And in more press news, CEO and co-founder of Medic Mobile, Josh Nesbit (2009 Social Innovation Fellow) and his crowdsourcing work in Haiti have just been featured in Fast Company.
- re:char, founded by Jason Aramburu (2009 Social Innovation Fellow) has not only been highlighted in Nature, but has also officially partnered with ACON, an East African non-profit committed to bringing biochar and organic farming techniques to farmers in Western Kenya.
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