Observe the infinitely small with a $1 origami microscope

The Foldscope, created by a professor from Stanford, is a foldable paper microscope costing only one dollar. On a trip to Thailand, Manu Prakash was surprised to see that the doctors in a country hospital never used the microscopes available to them because they were too fragile and expensive for field work. Thinking of how robust a pencil is and easy to stick into your … Continue reading Observe the infinitely small with a $1 origami microscope

Design a bank as a place for community innovation

Over the past few years, the banking sector has found itself at the heart of a wave of innovation thanks to fintech players who aim to dynamite the market by using technology that offers innovative banking and financial services. They often feature better service availability and easier use, as in the case of the Penny app we spoke about here. Capital One Café has chosen … Continue reading Design a bank as a place for community innovation