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French workers get 'right to disconnect' from emails out of hours

<b>France employees are getting the legal right to avoid work emails outside working hours.</b><p>The new law, which has been dubbed the "right to disconnect", comes into force on 1 January.<p>Companies with more than 50 workers will be obliged to draw up a charter of good conduct, setting out the hours when …

Mark Carney: 'Every technological revolution mercilessly destroys jobs well before the new ones emerge'

In a wide-ranging speech on the economy in Liverpool on Monday, the governor said the world is "in the midst of a technological revolution that is once again changing the nature of work." He highlighted a past speech from the Bank of England's Andy Haldane in which he said 15 million British jobs …

This Free Software Can Upscale and Enlarge Photos Better than Photoshop

Upscaling a photograph always means trading resolution for size. And while Photoshop’s “preserve details” scaling does a pretty good job, there’s a …

Google and Facebook are destined to wage a decade-long war for the future

Back in April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his grand ten-year roadmap, showing the company's trajectory from now through 2026.<p>Here's that slide again, in case you missed it:<p>It points the way to Facebook's ideal future: A world where everybody's connected to the internet, where we talk to …

8 ways to design sites faster in Photoshop

As a web designer, it’s hard to stay organized. Not only are you balancing several projects at once, but you’re likely facing tight deadlines and …

Libraries

Como funciona a lavagem cerebral soft?

<b>Ilustra</b> Cezar Berje<p><b>edição</b> Felipe van Deursen<p>Imagine perder o controle de seus pensamentos e virar uma espécie de robô que age da forma desejada por …

Want to Succeed? Adopt these 10 Uncommon Habits

<b>Practised ignorance:</b> ignoring the things that distract us are a quintessential ingredient in the pursuit of success. People are predisposed to …

Self-improvement

Brought to BUK - Russia and MH17

Russia and MH17Brought to BUK<p>THERE was never much doubt about what brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17th 2014, …

Colômbia enterra meio século de guerra

A partir de agora, os amantes das efemérides que rastrearem em hemerotecas, bibliotecas ou buscadores da Internet o que aconteceu em 26 de setembro …

Por que a vaquinha pedida pelo vencedor do MasterChef é uma ofensa ao conceito de financiamento coletivo | A origem dos bytes

Quando se colabora com um projeto em um site de financiamento coletivo, a exemplo do Kickstarter ou do Catarse, o que se espera? Algumas opções: que …

Teoria da Conspiração: O ataque às Torres Gêmeas foi uma farsa?

<b>ILUSTRA</b> Sam Hart<p><b>Balança, mas não cai</b><p>Segundo arquitetos e engenheiros, as construções de aço do WTC foram desenhadas para resistir a adversidades …

Brexit cannot be cancelled or delayed, says François Hollande

The French president, François Hollande, has stepped up the pressure on the UK over its timetable to leave the EU, insisting that Brexit cannot be cancelled or delayed, and that Britain will have to live with the consequences.<p>Brexit explained: immigration promise<p>His hardline comments came after a …

Great Britain

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

This Week In Small Business Tech: Now You Can Be Like Amazon!

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Artificial intelligence is becoming big business.</b><p>Per this Forbes report: “Facebook has introduced “Deep Text” a text understanding engine that can understand with near human …

Artificial Intelligence

How 'Deadpool' Filmmakers Turned a Motorcycle into a Camera [Exclusive]

Finally, a camera worthy of our favorite katana-tossing superhero.<p>Sometimes, a shot is so ambitious and a director so uncompromising that no effort will be spared to bring his or her vision to life. Whether it's Stanley Kubrick cannibalizing an old Mitchell BNC camera to attach a lens designed by …

Trump’s triumph

DURING its 160-year history, the Republican Party has abolished slavery, provided the votes in Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act and helped bring …

After erasing themselves from the Internet, Radiohead's new song 'Burn the Witch' creeps out

The band pretended to disappear completely. Who were they trying to kid, eh?<p>Radiohead took a cue from one of their songs over the weekend and showed us how to disappear completely. But the band's Web presence was not in limbo for long, and after a couple of cryptic Instagram video clips they've …

Nestle: Bottling water in drought-hit California

<b>Nestle extracted 36 million gallons of water from a national forest in California last year to sell as bottled water, even as Californians were ordered to cut their water use because of a historic drought in the state.</b><p>And the permit that Nestle uses to operate its water pipeline in the San …

Sony A6300 blows every mirrorless camera away with insane speed and 4K

The last five months have been really tough. I've been without my trusty Sony A6000 after it suddenly stopped working during my vacation in London …

As feridas de maio: Cap.2 - Órfãos de 2006

Digital Photos Capture Paint Swirling in Water

Alex Nero’s digital photographs create Rorschach-like images that explore the human psyche.<p><b>This article was originally published on April 17, 2016 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Water continues to be a source of inspiration for artists, both aesthetically and as a tool in their art-making. Alex Nero …

This Tiny Turbine Could Be the Next Big Thing in Power

Driven by "supercritical fluid," the turbine could someday leave steam in the dust.<p>Jet engines may be getting bigger, but power plant turbines might be getting smaller. The tech is still in its early stages but GE Global Research is developing a turbine that—though only the size of the average …

Renewable Energy

The Most Compelling Argument for How Tesla Motors Is a Tech Company

Model S center console. Image source: Tesla.<p>Whether or not <b>Tesla Motors</b> technically qualifies as a tech company is a topic of active debate. From a valuation perspective, Tesla certainly benefits from the tech associations, since traditional automakers fetch rather poor valuations in the market. At …

Review: The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is One Solid and Sexy Camera

Take a moment, rewind back to March of 2012 and remember the buzz that surrounded the release of the Fujifilm X-Pro1. Many of my close photography …

How the 11.5 million Panama Papers were analysed

The biggest leak in history has connected more than 70 current and former world leaders to tax evasion schemes that channel billions of pounds into …