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Extraordinary appearance

Children grow up knowing what they want to be. Many end up realizing their dreams. Take this young man from Leeds, for example. Born with an extra chromosome, his parents encouraged him that anything was possible from an early age. Now 20, he is about to embark on a career for a major UK children’s TV channel - becoming...

Organized fun

We learn best through play. With IT knowledge becoming ever more important, an American software developer has devised a workbook to help children of six and over learn the basics of coding. The entertainment factor is high, while screen time remains low. The aim is to develop children’s understanding of code and its structure, so that they can predict...

New kinship

Good advice doesn’t have to be expensive. ‘Aunties’ play an important role in Afro-American culture because they have such a wealth of experience. Which is why a woman from Philadelphia is working on an app which allows women and girls to make contact with them. Once contact is made, Aunties can offer life advice, counselling or simply act as...

Shared together

Nowadays, friendships, clothing or food are only ever a click away. But sometimes good things are right outside our door. A startup from England has recently launched an app which allows neighbours to share food and other household products. The food can be bought or homegrown; it could even be leftovers from dinner. Users upload a photo with description,...

Precisely mastered

We know that games are an effective way to learn. Now a Danish-American creative studio is using the entertainment factor to help people learn the sign language alphabet. Their interactive PC app communicates with learners via webcam. The system’s algorithm was trained on images and can recognise the correct hand positions. The app gives users a series of words...

Network of assets

Mixing is good for harmony. Whether it’s in the kitchen, the recording studio or at work. Outside support can help too, in assisting Black people finance their companies, for example. Now a startup in the USA is offering people with a degree from Historically Black Colleges and Universities assistance in their search for employment. Interested parties can use the...

Playful variety

Men love fast cars, women stylish clothes. Some stereotypes are hard to shift. A woman who grew up in the UAE and studied at MIT, is aiming to change one of them. A passionate gamer, she founded a company that encourages girls to build games themselves. For the past 8 years she’s been running a boot camp, which has...

Advanced community

For many, having nothing to do on holiday is the definition of bliss. As people get older, household chores can become a burden. Now a startup from Florida is offering modern, age-appropriate living for people over 55. The buildings the serviced apartments are part of will house both families and singles. This promotes inter-generational living - in contrast to...

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