The story behind ‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols’ iconic interracial kiss

Matthew Delmont, Dartmouth College

On a 1968 episode of “Star Trek,” Nichelle Nichols, playing Lt. Uhura, locked lips with William Shatner’s Capt. Kirk in what’s widely thought to be first kiss between a Black woman and white man on American television.

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02Aug/22

66% of diagnostic biopsies for common skin cancer can be avoided using Michelson Diagnostics’ VivoSight OCT laser scanner

A major study published in leading cancer journal, The Lancet Oncology1 have ground-breaking findings on Michelson Diagnostics, the UK based medical device company that use multi-beam Optical Coherence Tomography (‘OCT’) technology, which can transform patient’s treatment and care of basal cell carcinomas (BCC). It was concluded that OCT-guided diagnosis, when compared to a standard punch biopsy could reduce the number of consultations and invasive procedures by a massive 66%. Continue reading

02Aug/22

Drover AI Secures $5.4M Series A Led by Vektor Partners to Scale its Innovative Applications of Computer Vision in Micromobility

Drover AI announces that it has closed on a $5.4M Series A funding round, led by Vektor Partners and with follow-on participation from Seed investors including Avesta Fund, Masik Enterprises and Kurt Jaggers. They join existing investor 500 Global to support the scale up of its innovative solutions for computer vision and artificial intelligence in micromobility. Continue reading

02Aug/22

Kahoot! launches the Kahoot! add-on for Google Classroom

Kahoot!, the global learning and engagement platform company, today announced that it has launched the Kahoot! add-on for Google Classroom, making it possible for educators and learners around the world to discover, create, assign and host interactive learning sessions without ever leaving Google Classroom. As a Google Classroom add-ons early access partner, Kahoot! is one of the first digital learning platforms to be available as a Google Classroom add-on. Continue reading

Animated Irish Movie Portrays U.S. Tech Moguls On Dublin Pub Crawl


The new film takes place during the dying days of Trump’s presidency and portrays a doomed Dublin pub crawl conducted by a group of American tech moguls, prohibited from visiting one another’s European HQs during the early days of Covid-19 but urgently needing to agree on whether or not to sign a critical EU agreement. Continue reading

01Aug/22

DIVE INTO MUSIC: Introducing Dobuds ONE, True Wireless Active Noise Canceling Earbuds with Hybrid Drivers

Today Donner, the global music technology company focusing on developing instruments that over-deliver on tone, value and innovation, announces the US debut of Dobuds ONE, its first true wireless and active noise canceling earbuds featuring both dynamic driver and balanced armature driver. Available now at Amazon Marketplace. The Donner Dobuds ONE comes in four colors: matte black, mint green, snow white and navy blue. Continue reading

01Aug/22

Envestnet Partners with Nickelodeon to Bring the Intelligent Financial Life™ Undersea with SpongeBob SquarePants’ Character Mr. Krabs

Envestnet is partnering with Nickelodeon to take a closer look at SpongeBob SquarePants’ Mr. Krabs’ imagined finances in their latest omnichannel brand campaign. The new digital interactive campaign features clips of Mr. Krabs’ experiences as a small business owner that serve as entertaining examples of being a proprietor. Envestnet empowers financial advisors to serve as heroes who help their clients live an Intelligent Financial Life™ through its connected financial wellness ecosystem. Continue reading

01Aug/22

OneCool Collective debuts “Warriors of Future” – Asia’s First Blockbuster Movie NFT

OneCool Collective: Asia’s first Web3 project that sets out to disrupt the entertainment and movie industry, announces its first “Warriors of Future” NFT collection. Inspired by the movie’s powered armor, Warriors of Future NFT is a collection of 10,000 unique 3D avatars featuring four types of soldiers. The NFT will be minted on August 6th, 2022 at https://www.onecoolcollective.com/. Continue reading

01Aug/22

Isotropic Systems becomes ALL.SPACE to announce the arrival of the fifth generation of ground segment devices and the start of the ‘smart terminal’ era

ALL.SPACE, (formerly Isotropic Systems), is announcing the fifth generation ‘smart terminal’, which is moving into initial production for release at the end of 2022. The ALL.SPACE software-defined service enablement platform can connect with all networks via multiple, simultaneous, full performance links that converge intelligent routing, edge computing, integrated modems, and cellular access in a fully integrated solution. Continue reading

01Aug/22

Three ways to tackle the ‘Sunday scaries’, the anxiety and dread many people feel at the end of the weekend

Jolanta Burke, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

Sunday is often a chance to catch up with friends, lost sleep, and recover from last night’s hangover. But for many of us, by the time Sunday afternoon rolls around, a feeling of intense anxiety and dread sets in – often referred to as the “Sunday scaries”.

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