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A Richer World... but for whom?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1139000/1139184_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532602108_30ff4c9be35f9e6aec9dfda42fcd2257<p><b>The BBC's new A Richer World season is exploring global wealth, poverty and inequality. But what exactly does a richer world mean?</b><p>We are getting …

Income Inequality

The Museum of the Future Is Here

Some things belong in a museum. But at the Smithsonian's recently reopened museum of design, a team has been rethinking what a thing is in the first place.<p>Very soon, every visitor to the Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s recently reopened design museum, will receive a giant pen. This pen is not …

POV Digital Storytelling Tools: Using Virtual Reality for Data Visualization | POV Films Blog | POV Blog | PBS

In a previous post, I introduced a representation of real cities in virtual reality. Flying around a city is a fun way to explore places that may be …

Harnessing data from Nature's great evolutionary experiment

There are 3 billion letters in the human genome, and scientists have endlessly debated how many of them serve a functional purpose. There are those …

Here's What People Are Actually Using That $35 'Raspberry Pi' Computer For

Although a little basic on its own, people are interfacing it with other devices and technology to really unlock some potential.<p>Over at Reddit, users took turns sharing what they actually use the robust little device for.<p>Brave DIY types, take note!

Raspberry Pi

Allegoridee fragil

Follow<p>Allegoridee fragil<p>Come il sole in un giorno d’inverno che suavemente ti accarezza dopo una giornata di pioggia e nebbia, così vorrei sentire il …

Ministerio de Industria excluye a las pymes que no usen una determinada marca » Software Libre y Comunicación

El Ministerio de Industria limita la solicitud de nuevas ayudas a las empresas que contraten con una multinacional extranjera sus tecnologías, …

¿Por qué hay algo en vez de nada?

Imaginen el siguiente vídeo. Un hombre está sentado frente a una mesa. Encima de ella hay una caja con 100 dados. El hombre vuelca la caja y los 100 …

El reparto del trabajo que requiere cuidar un bebé, matemáticamente optimizado | Blog MÁSMÓVIL

<b>Cuidar un bebé no es fácil y requiere mucho tiempo; no hace falta ser un genio de los números para saber esto.</b> En el escenario más típico en el que …

Auténticos hologramas 3-D interactivos, muy de película

Por @Alvy — 6 de Junio de 2013<p>El futuro ya está aquí, incluyendo los <b>hologramas</b> que siempre hemos visto en las películas, generados mediante rayos de …

Anger swells after NSA phone records court order revelations

The scale of America's surveillance state was laid bare on Thursday as senior politicians revealed that the US counter-terrorism effort had swept up …

The White House Takes Aim at Patent Trolls

Jeremy Hammond Case Demonstrates the Draconian Nature of the CFAA

Buena imagen alegórica de #OccupyGezi... http://t.co/hGcwnmIuE9

Internet Surveillance and Free Speech: the United Nations Makes the Connection

Security expert: All Occupiers’ phones were logged

<b>(Seth Wenig)</b><p>Steven Ramdam said everyone who attended an Occupy protest with a cellphone had data tracked<p>Natasha Lennard<p>June 6, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>In light of news that every day the entirety of telecom giant Verizon's call system records are handed over to the NSA, news that Occupy Wall Street …

PARO MONUMENTAL

España mola, lo dicen en la tele. España tiene sol, tiene playas, tapas, flamenco. España tiene el Barça y el Real Madrid. Es campeón del mundo de …

Best bars for day-drinking: outdoor bars where you can hang out

During summertime, there are few better ways to spend an afternoon than at a bar with some friends, killing a couple of hours during a day-drinking …

Korean researchers demonstrate a new class of transparent, stretchable electrodes

LED fitted soft eye contact lense<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<p>UNIST scientists have combined graphene with silver nanowires to form a thin, transparent and …

Nanotech

NSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program

New slide published July 10<p>Upstream program<p>This slide shows PRISM as only one part of the NSA’s system for electronic eavesdropping. The "Upstream" program collects from the fiber-optic cable networks that carry much of the world’s Internet and phone data. The underlying map depicts the undersea …

Surveillance

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top …