We are just beginning to understand the full impact smartphones and laptop screens have on our eyes. Katie Linendoll chats with founder and mechanical engineer Ali Habib who founded uMay Rest with his sister Sharmin, an ophthalmologist. This gadget claims that heat, cooling and Thermal Meditation can ease the damaging effects of too much screen time on the eyes. Ali shares their entrepreneur story and experience as a first time startup exhibitor at CES.
A 40lb robotic suit created by Genworth allows you to feel the effects of aging 40+ years in a matter of seconds. The idea of the "Aging Experience" exhibit at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, promotes firsthand experience leading to empathy and awareness.
Note to listener: Pulled audio track from the robotic suit so apologies for the inconsistencies in tracks on this ep! #robotproblems Thanks as always for listening! :) -KL
What does it take to climb the highest mountain on Earth? Further, imagine achieving this feat as an amputee. Nonprofit organization U.S. Expeditions and Explorations (USX), hopes to be the first to summit the first active duty male and female Army soldier, and first combat wounded military. The mission is to bring more attention to the jarring numbers of veterans and soldiers struggling with PTSD and suicide.
Katie breaks down her thoughts on Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and chats with viral video creator and broadcaster Sam Roberts, as well as tech innovator and visionary Kevin Surace, about the possibility of robots taking over.