By Andy Gordon on January 27, 2022
Lots of sectors are broken: banking, housing, education, day care and infrastructure. But none of these are as broken as the physical disability space. Fewer than one out of five arm amputees who need prosthetics actually use them. Available prosthetics are too heavy, clumsy and uncomfortable. They’re super expensive. And their functionality is shockingly limited. It’s an inexcusable state of affairs… not only because limb-different people deserve better, but also because we can make far better…
By Vin Narayanan on December 8, 2018
In today’s News Fix, DARPA is turning toward the blockchain, institutions keep investing in crypto, and both crypto and cannabis have a busy week.