inNOvations – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans
As you know, statistics can be twisted to mean anything we want. How about this computation? If every one of the 9 million tourists who visit New Orleans was to visit one of the 400,000 locals, you’d only have 23 visitors a year. You’ve probably had more folks than that over to watch a Saints game, right?
So. How would you like to entertain tourists – and get paid for it? That’s the principle behind Patricia Maher’s new business – an app called Fuhwe.
Patricia explains to Peter what the name of the app means and what it all means for locals and “explorers” as Fuhwe-ans are called, on this edition of Out to Lunch.
Dr. Lowry Curley has a revolutionary idea too – though Peter can’t explain the math on this one. Lowry’s company, Axo Sim, is creating human life. On a silicon chip. Yes, you read that correctly. The company’s slogan is “Nerve on a chip” and it’s not just a crazy idea – they are actually doing it.
Two New Orleans revolutionaries, Patricia Maher and Lowry Curley, join Peter Ricchiuti for a fascinating look at a New Orleans that seems to be changing faster and more radically than ever.
Photos at Commander’s Palace by Alison Moon.