João Liporace

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O estado é cúmplice dos 50 mil homicídios que ocorrem anualmente no Brasil

Os EUA possuem a maior taxa de posse de armas do mundo -- uma média de 88 armas para cada 100 pessoas. Isso deixa o país disparado no primeiro lugar, …

Para criar empregos bons, empregos ruins devem ser destruídos

Por mais que isso seja difícil de ser aceito, ao menos em princípio, a genialidade dos inovadores está em sua capacidade de <i>destruir empregos</i>. A …

O extermínio das empregadas domésticas

Perdoem o sensacionalismo do título, mas é um fato: as empregadas domésticas entrarão em extinção, e por um motivo ruim. O motivo <i>bom</i> para a extinção …

EXAME

<b>1. Vendo o futuro</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/14 (REUTERS/Steve Marcus)<p>São Paulo -- Qual deve ser o futuro da tecnologia? Em seu relatório de tendência anuais, a …

A ética do trabalho e a geração que não quer trabalhar

A maioria das pessoas diz que um emprego serve para ganhar dinheiro. Sendo assim, se você não precisa de dinheiro, qual o objetivo de ter um …

Dawn Spacecraft Enters Science Orbit Around Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn probe has reached its first science orbit at Ceres, marking the start of the spacecraft's serious scrutiny of the mysterious dwarf planet.<p>…

Vinte fatos que comprovam que a posse de armas deixa uma população mais segura

Os recentes acontecimentos em Ottawa, Canadá, comprovam, pela enésima vez, que controle de armas serve apenas para deixar uma população pacífica …

A diferença entre iniciativa privada e livre iniciativa - ou: você é pró-mercado ou pró-empresa?

Há uma diferença crucial entre defender a <i>iniciativa privada</i> e defender a <i>livre iniciativa</i>. Há uma diferença crucial entre defender o livre mercado e …

FGTS, INSS e Aviso Prévio - um assalto ao trabalhador, disfarçado de direito

Todo político adora falar que defenderá "os direitos" dos trabalhadores custe o que custar, que jamais cederá, e que manterá os "benefícios …

Ser adulto significa resistir ao impulso estatizante

Recentemente, ao entrar em um restaurante, pedi para que o garçom me arrumasse uma mesa na seção de não-fumantes. O garçom respondeu: "Sem problemas. …

Terceirização? Sim, por favor. E obrigado

Um argumento comumente utilizado é a antiga e surrada variação da teoria marxista da exploração: a terceirização seria apenas a busca das empresas …

Afinal, o que é um direito?

"Eu tenho esse direito!"<p>Várias pessoas fazem essa afirmação sem nem sequer pensar na natureza e na fonte dos direitos. O que são direitos? De onde …

Um breve manual sobre os sistemas de saúde - e por que é impossível ter um SUS sem fila de espera

Uma forma comum do sistema misto pode ser vista no Brasil com os planos de saúde privados, amplamente regulamentados pela Agência Nacional de Saúde …

Health Research off the Earth, For the Earth – A Lab Aloft (International Space Station Research)

<i>Today’s A Lab Aloft was posted by Ellen Stofan and Julie Robinson on April 17, 2015.</i><p>The International Space Station is a unique laboratory for …

What Marketing Teams Can Learn from Biology

<i>Joseph Vito DeLuca is VP Marketing & Communications for Yieldr</i><p>The Holy Grail of today’s data-driven marketing landscape was actually discovered far from any boardrooms or Silicon Valley tech centers. One must actually look to the laboratory; or more precisely, under the microscope. It’s because …

Newly Discovered Lunar Crater Named After Amelia Earhart

It's been hiding under debris for billions of years<p>Amelia Earhart went missing in 1937, 32 years before Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon. But even though this famous aviator never got to see people slip the surly bonds of the Earth's atmosphere, a part of the Moon now bears her name.<p>Researchers …

Buying Time In 2014: Comparative Holding Periods For VC-Backed M&A Events

Over the past decade, in contrast to widely held misperceptions, the Biotech sector has witnessed time-to-IPO metrics very similar to other venture sectors, as I recently blogged on regarding the 2014 IPO Class (here).<p>What wasn’t covered in the prior post was the other half of the “exit” equation -</b> …

Bored pilot draws penis on FlightRadar with private plane

"This is your pilot speaking. We're at a cruising altitude of 41,000 feet, and we're just going to be making penis shapes in the air today."<p>Aviation …

Russia and North Korea declare 2015 a 'year of friendship'

Regimes ostracised by international community and targtted by UN decide to team up<p>Ostracised by the international community, North Korea and Russia have declared 2015 a year of bilateral friendship that will be marked by a series of political, economic and cultural exchanges.<p>North Korean state …

10 tecnologias emergentes que 'mudarão o mundo'

<b>Quais tecnologias emergentes tem o maior potencial de mudar o mundo?</b><p>O Fórum Econômico Mundial, que reúne anualmente 18 especialistas para responder a esta questão, listou dez inovações que podem mudar nossas vidas, transformar indústrias e proteger o planeta.<p>"Ao fazer isso, buscamos chamar atenção …

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Mechanics

Samsung takes the wraps off the new Galaxy S6 and curved-screen S6 Edge phones

BARCELONA, Spain — Samsung unveiled two of its most talked-about smartphones in history today at Mobile World Congress — the Galaxy S6 and curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge.<p>The two phones are in some ways a design departure from previous Samsung flagships, and Samsung is hoping the phones will bring …

Phones

There are tantalizing signs of liberal reforms in North Korea

"Reform" remains a taboo word in the North. But new measures in the countryside appear to sanction people farming for the market rather than for the state. It represents a tacit abandonment of state collectives in favour of family farming, and seems already to have had an effect.<p>For the first time …

North Korea

Spacewalkers Get Station Ready for New U.S. Spaceships

Space Exploration

Samsung hints that Galaxy S6 could support multiple wireless charging standards

One “special function” of the Galaxy S6 could be wireless charging that works with any of the current standards.<p>In a new post on its <i>Samsung Tomorrow</i> blog, the maker of the Galaxy series extols the virtues of wireless charging and promises that 2015 will be a “landmark year” for the technology. This …

Wireless Charging

“We think we can do better than plants”: New “bionic leaf” makes fuel from sunlight

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new system to harness our planet’s greatest energy source<p>Here's a new way to make fuel from sunlight: starve a microbe nearly to death, then feed it carbon dioxide and hydrogen produced with the help of voltage from a solar panel. A newly developed …

Chinese Phenom Xiaomi Coming To US - Without Its Hot Smartphones

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker whose recent funding made it the most valuable startup in the world, wants that world to know that it’s busting out of China in a big way.<p>In particular, the four-year-old company announced at a press event in San Francisco Feb. 12 that it plans to open a version …

Mobile

China allows companies more freedom in free trade zone | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has opened the door of its tightly-controlled capital account a fraction wider by allowing firms operating within its Shanghai free trade zone to borrow funds without having to go through complicated regulatory hurdles.<p>Firms — both non-financial and financial — in the …

China

Japan joins hunt for 'Jihadi John'

Tokyo seeks assistance of Britain and US to catch British national who apparently murdered two Japanese hostages<p>Japan is joining the international campaign to identify, locate and bring to justice the member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) known as "Jihadi John".<p>A police …

SpaceX Launches DSCOVR Satellite at Last, but Skips Rocket Landing

The third time was the charm for SpaceX — which launched the Deep Space Climate Observatory with its Falcon 9 rocket, but decided against trying to land the rocket's first stage on an oceangoing platform in rough seas.<p>The sunset liftoff took place at 6:03 p.m. ET Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air …

Space Exploration