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The future of work: What we must do to cope with impending changes
The future of work: What we must do to cope with impending changes
Technology keeps getting smarter. It solves complicated problems that only people could tackle before. If we make sure this improved productivity translates into rising income for everyone, we will create a bunch of new jobs in new occupations that we ...
Museum's 'Pay What You Wish' Admission Policy Pays Off
Museum's 'Pay What You Wish' Admission Policy Pays Off
In March 2015, armed with a $35,000 grant to offset possible lost revenue, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego implemented a pay-what-you-wish admissions policy: It was up to visitors to decide what to contribute. Initially, the policy app...
Can art help? Local museums joining the conversation about sea-level rise and climate change
Can art help? Local museums joining the conversation about sea-level rise and climate change
Topics like climate change and sea-level rise are usually reserved for government and university research, but local museums are joining the conversation. The Chrysler Museum of Art opened the acclaimed "Edward Burtynsky: Water" photography exhibit. I...
Scientists Can Now Store Digital Images in DNA
Scientists Can Now Store Digital Images in DNA
In a recent experiment explained in a newly published paper, the team of researchers successfully converted the images pictured [in the article] into strings of DNA. They then retrieved them from the DNA and reconstructed the images perfectly, without ...