Kim Kardashian may be the reigning queen of selfies, but even she could learn a thing or two from UC Berkeley senior Lydia Tuan, who is teaching a class on what lies behind the compulsive self-portrait snapping phenomenon.
A doula (professional labor assistant) provides physical and emotional support to you and your partner during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Ten years ago Neil Gershenfeld, professor of media arts and sciences and the founder and director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), began an outreach project that has grown into a global program for empowering local invention, engineering education, and entrepreneurship. He developed self-contained fabrication shops equipped with the latest rapid-prototyping equipment - laser cutters, computer-controlled milling machines, 3-D printers, and so on - that could be easily installed anywhere in the world. Since then, hundreds of what came to be called Fab Labs have been installed in dozens of countries, and last August thousands of the labs’ users and operators gathered at MIT for a 10th-anniversary conference.