Bringing nutritious, low-cost food to the world's slums sounds like a massively complex and daunting proposition. But, as Gregg Thurlbeck discovered when he spoke to MBA student Mohammed Ashour, a great idea can take you a long way.
The movie Ender's Game is based on Orson Scott Card's multiple award-winning novel of the same name. Gregg Thurlbeck interviewed the controversial author in 1995 and they spoke about his Mormon faith and how religion is treated in science fiction.
Chris Henderson's book Aboriginal Power focuses on how clean energy solutions are changing the economic landscape for Canada's First Nations communities. And, as Gregg Thurlbeck writes, biomass projects are an integral part of the picture.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement (TPP) is currently being negotiated and Canada is at the table. But as Gregg Thurlbeck writes, there are provisions being suggested for the agreement that are running afoul of the humanitarian aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders.
Author Frederik Pohl passed away on September 2, 2013 at the age of 93. As Gregg Thurlbeck writes, Pohl's books explored themes ranging from ozone depletion to the inevitability of war.
3D printing is set to revolutionize manufacturing in fascinating and unpredictable ways. As Gregg Thurlbeck writes, some of the most interesting things to print will be delicious.
Agenda producer Gregg Thurlbeck writes: "The road to innovation in education is full of potholes." One of those potholes was found by University of Toronto professor Steve Joordens, when he asked his students to contribute to Wikipedia.