Hans Villarica

Hans Villarica is a journalist who writes for and produces The Atlantic's Health channel. His work has appeared in TIME, People Asia, and Fast Company, among others. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism as well as a bachelor’s degree in management from the Ateneo de Manila University. He has worked in newsrooms in Manila, Chicago, Hong Kong, New York and is currently based in Washington, D.C. | hansvillarica.com | @hansvillarica

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Coming Soon to Your Digital Camera: the FluCard?

Naming new tech products is hard.

For every inspired choice (Apple’s iPod), there’s usually one that’s bizarre (Tivoli Audio’s iYiYi), off-putting (DigiScents’ iSmell) or just plain incomprehensible (Samsung’s LA46A850S1F).

Henn Tan, the Trek 2000 CEO who trademarked the “ThumbDrive” name for those ubiquitous USB …