Rodrigo Ribeiro

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Governo deu R$ 173 bi em subsídios a programas sem efeitos, diz estudo<p>Pesquisa inédita do Ipea avaliou 20 projetos e identificou que ao menos quatro …

Brains May Teeter Near Their Tipping Point

In a renewed attempt at a grand unified theory of brain function, physicists now argue that brains optimize performance by staying near — though not …

Review: The KnewKey Rymek is a gorgeous, retro-inspired mechanical keyboard

Typewriters are pretty much dead, except to two categories of people: Russian spies, who want to ensure that their kompromat reports don’t fall into the wrong hands, and hipsters, who I think we can all agree, are morally equivalent.<p>Pandering to the latter audience is the KnewKey Rymek. This …

Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting …

San Juan Island

What Is Spacetime?

People have always taken space for granted. It is just emptiness, after all—a backdrop to everything else. Time, likewise, simply ticks on …

Google announces YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

Goodbye, YouTube Red; hello, new premium services<p>Google is breaking up its premium YouTube Red service into two new offerings: a YouTube Music streaming service, available either for free with ads or for $9.99 per month, and a YouTube Premium for original video content, costing $11.99 per …

Opera Mundi: Relatório da CIA: Geisel manteve e centralizou 'política de execução sumária de subversivos' de Médici

Documento de 1974 foi endereçado ao secretário de Estado norte-americano, Henry Kissinger; segundo militares, assassinatos de 'subversivos perigosos' …

Everything Microsoft announced at Build 2018

The first day of Microsoft’s Build 2018 developer conference came and went, and the technology giant unveiled myriad tools and products for developers and geeks of the world to chew on.<p>From artificial intelligence (AI) to Azure, here’s a quick recap of everything Microsoft announced at Build …

How to Create an Amazing Landscape Photo

I don't know about you, but sometimes when I'm out with my camera and I'm presented with a gorgeous landscape, I get a little stuck.<p>It's almost like …

26-Year-Old Born With Extremely Rare Facial Defect Is Breaking Beauty Standards With Her Modeling Career

"Remind the world that everyone is beautiful." These are the words of Ilka Brühl - a 26-year-old woman from Germany, who took it upon herself to …

Are algorithms better lawyers than humans?

For the first time AI has proven more accurate than humans in assessing legal contracts. The next generation of lawyers will be relying on robots to do the tedious tasks.<p>Artificial Intelligence is tipped to disrupt virtually all industries and law is no exception. The world of paralegals involves …

Artificial Intelligence

Happy birthday to Gauss, father of the first predictive algorithm

If you work or study in a field that uses math, you almost certainly owe a debt to Carl Friedrich Gauss, the great German mathematician, who was born 241 years ago today. Architects and designers use his findings to measure the curvature of surfaces. Engineers take advantage of his discovery of the …

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming | Edward Bullmore

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Depression

Toy Photographer Mitchel Wu Brings Action Figures to Life in Hilarious, Fantastical Scenes

We’ve featured several “toy photographers” on Shutterbug.com before and the amazing scenes they create with action figures and a little creative …

The Quiet Revolution: China's Millennial Backlash

Faye Lu, a Beijing-based businesswoman, chose the Chinese New Year after her 30th birthday to come clean to her family. At the biggest social …

Chinese New Year

A autêntica revolução foi no período Neolítico

O Neolítico é o período mais importante da história e um dos mais desconhecidos do grande público. Com a adoção da pecuária e da agricultura foram …

After Millions Of Trials, These Simulated Humans Learned To Do Perfect Backflips And Cartwheels

Using well-established machine learning techniques, researchers from University of California, Berkeley have taught simulated humanoids to perform …

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles

The fact that Facebook probably has a profile of you whether you’re a Facebook user or not might come as a surprise to some users, though today even the company’s chief executive denied knowledge of the practice — or at least the term used to describe it.<p>In this morning’s hearing with the House …

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

The Man Who Knew Too Little

GLOUSTER, Ohio — At first, the experiment didn’t have a name.<p>Right after the election, Erik Hagerman decided he’d take a break from reading about the hoopla of politics.<p>Donald Trump’s victory shook him. Badly. And so Mr. Hagerman developed his own eccentric experiment, one that was part silent …

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I’ve tried every single iPhone currently available — here’s my ranking of the 8 iPhones you can buy right now

From the brand-new, futuristic iPhone X to the tiny-but-powerful iPhone SE, the current iPhone lineup has a range of devices and price points.<p>At this point, I've tried all eight of Apple's current iPhones. And although the iPhone X is gorgeous and powerful, it's not the phone I would recommend to …

IPhone 7

Referência em ensino público, Ceará pode exportar modelo a outros Estados?

O Ceará tem um importante diferencial na educação: funcionam no Estado as 24 melhores escolas públicas do ensino fundamental, além de 77 entre as cem …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Pesquisa

Pesquisa feita pelo Serviço de Proteção ao Crédito (SPC Brasil) e pela Confederação Nacional de Dirigentes Lojistas (CNDL) mostra que 69,7% dos …

Empresas flagradas com trabalho escravo financiaram 10% dos deputados federais

Pelo menos um em cada dez deputados federais teve sua campanha financiada por empresas flagradas utilizando mão de obra análoga à escrava. Na eleição …

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

The Paraty mud carnival in Brazil - in pictures

Teenagers playing with mud started the Bloco da Lama in 1986 and it has since become an annual event in the city of Paraty. Hundreds of people wrestle, coat each other in mud and throw it around to the sound of samba and reggaeton at a carnival beach party. Clothes are optional, but mud is not

Samba

The search engines you'll need for every type of question

Specific answers for specific needs.<p>When most of us have a question we want to research online, we run to Google for the answer. But it's not the only search engine out there. Venture off the beaten path, and you can find more specialized sites—like the self-proclaimed "computational search engine" …

‘O professor pagava meu almoço’: a jovem de periferia aprovada em um dos vestibulares mais difíceis do país

Bárbara da Costa Araujo matou a curiosidade de conhecer a sala de embarque do aeroporto de Fortaleza há poucas semanas. Apesar de morar há anos em um dos bairros no entorno do aeroporto, até então a experiência dela com o terminal se resumia ao barulho dos pousos e decolagens.<p>Com passagem só de ida …