More great press for Meredith Wadman’s The Vaccine Race

Meredith Wadman, author of The Vaccine Race, has been featured on NPR and at The Guardian. Meredith Wadman is clear about the source of Hayflick’s woes. He was working under duress, reined back by “obdurate, ultra-conservative, self-protective vaccine regulators” who were preventing him from using his cells for vaccine work. Hence his decision to sell… Read more »

Helen Marriage featured at The Guardian

Helen Marriage and the work of her arts organization, Artichoke, were profiled recently in The Guardian. A couple of weeks before Christmas, in a 17th-floor corner office near Victoria station in London, a coup is being organised. The two dozen plotters and planners in the room are concerned principally with the following question: how do… Read more »

Andrew Smart’s new book reviewed at the Guardian

Beyond Zero and One: Machines, Psychedelics, and Consciousness by Andrew Smart, a review – inside the minds of computers. Do androids dream of electric Kool-Aid acid tests? If there’s to be any hope for us, they will. That is the message of Andrew Smart’s splendidly mind-bending book, which mashes up Alan Turing, The Matrix, Immanuel… Read more »

Tom Szaky shortlisted for Inspired Leadership Award

Terracycle Founder and CEO Tom Szaky among “seven outstanding young leaders from across the globe shortlisted for the Inspired Leadership Award (ILA), a coveted prize recognising the potential of young leaders to positively impact lives on a global scale for generations to come.” Founded in 2006, the Inspired Leadership Award is presented each year at… Read more »

Carol Sanford’s 2015 prediction

At The Guardian, Carol Sanford shares her thoughts on how “doing the right thing becomes central to business, not a sideline” in 2015. In the new year, companies will move away from metrics for metrics’ sake and ‘best practices’ towards a more innovative, bigger-picture model of social entrepreneurship [TheGuardian.com]