Human-Centred Design An Emergent Conceptual Model

Design An Emergent Conceptual Model The most successful products come from teams of people who are empathetic to the needs of their customers. To do so, they need to have the right mindset. Luckily, renowned design firm IDEO has shared some of the key principles that make up this mindset. conceptual design is a process that puts users at the […]

gold is not money

I drive men crazy for love of me. Easily defeated, never free. It’s me? Why, you are gold, of course. In fact, metal is many things to many people. But one thing is not: money. That’s a surprise to some people. Over the years, in letters from readers about acquiring, transporting or storing gold, I have noticed that many people […]

Curepe and the first steel saucepan

There is a strong claim made by one Lloyd Valentine Williams that the globally adored but once loathed steel frying pan was actually conceived in Curepe and not in Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad. Williams also claims that it was he, during his childhood, who invented the famous instrument as a toy for him and his impoverished siblings […]

Break the mold

Kalpana Pathak, Breaking the mould: alternative schools in India, Chennai: Westland Ltd., 2016, ISBN 978-93-85152-29-0, pp. XVI+230,295 rupees. Education is a field of interest in our times. The proliferation of numerous institutes and educational centers and the amount of propaganda that is made are testimony to this. The landscape of education in India is not something worth admiring or outright […]

Huli Huli Chicken

In the mood to try something different on your grill? Do you want something that is fun to cook, delicious to eat, and will impress you, your family, and your friends? Well then, we have something for you. Don’t look now, but straight from the islands is Huli Huli Chicken coming your way! “Huli” is the Hawaiian word for “spin.” […]