Archive for April, 2012

No Evidence of Food Deserts: A Rebuttal

April 20th, 2012 by Kel Smith | 4 comments

Two studies emerged this past week questioning the pairing of “food deserts” with the rate of obesity among urban populations. I wrote a rebuttal.

Ten-Year-Old Creates Audio Only Game for his Blind Grandmother

April 15th, 2012 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Ten-Year-Old Creates Audio Only Game for his Blind Grandmother

Dylan Viale created an audio-only game to share his enjoyment of video games with his grandmother, who is blind.

Digital Outcasts and Food Deserts

April 7th, 2012 by Kel Smith | 3 comments

A food desert is a term given to any part of the industrialized world where healthy, affordable food is difficult for consumers to obtain. New technologies combined with community involvement may one day solve a growing health problem.