SciTech Now Episode 44

In this episode of SciTech Now, the environmental reporting team EarthFix on the plight of the bald eagle; Ofer Leidner on his wellness app, Happify; we meet the team behind Wubees, a game that strengthens the social interaction skills of children with autism; and an international team of researchers uses the web application Morpho Bank to build evolutionary maps for different species.

Ofer Leidner on his wellness app, Happify

These days there are apps for just about everything, but for happiness? Ofer Leidner, tech entrepreneur and co-founder of the so-called emotional fitness platform Happify, discusses the growing industry of wellness apps.

Finding the secret to happiness on our smartphones?

When so much of what we want and need can be procured on our computers, tablets and smartphones, perhaps it comes as little surprise that we’re entering an age of happiness apps.  And no, I’m not referring to Seamless, the food delivery app, or Tinder, arguably its equal in the realm of online dating.  Sharing […]