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This is not Your Father’s Spoon

Prototype of the Liftware Spoon developed by Google. The spoons sense a shaking hand and make instant adjustments to stay balanced. (Eric Risberg)

Prototype of the Liftware Spoon developed by Google. The spoons sense a shaking hand and make instant adjustments to stay balanced. (Eric Risberg)

In an article published by the Associated Press (AP), we learn that Google is “throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.” However, these spoons are “a bit more than your basic utensil. They use hundreds of algorithms and allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease to eat without spilling.”

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Credits

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Thanks to Wendy for sharing the article and video with me; Google for spending its resources on the project, Associated Press for dedicating its resources to writing and publishing the article; and all the people who, directly or indirectly made it possible form me to include the picture and text in this post.

Scott
Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.


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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.