Backpack midwife

Call the midwife in Nairobi, Kenya, and you may receive a visit from someone like Margaret Wairimu Maina. She sets off on foot looking something like an astronaut, carrying a backpack stuffed full of hi-tech gadgets designed to monitor a baby’s health. The pack includes a wind-up foetal doppler used for measuring the baby’s heartbeat, […]

The Best Mobile Board Games of 2018

Free yourself from physical boards, counters, tokens, dice, cards, and rule books with these top-notch game titles for Android and iOS. We might not understand the board games pulled from Egyptian tombs or Viking ships, but they do prove that such games have been beloved of humanity for millennia. While video games once relegated board […]

Inside DARPA’s Hackfest at NASA Research Park

A recent, five-day DARPA Hackfest attracted a mix of civilian coders , DARPA program staff, security industry professionals in suits, and military personnel sporting fatigues. They all gathered at NASA Research Park in Moffett Field, CA to come up with innovative concepts for drones equipped with Software Defined Radios. , DARPA program staff, security industry […]