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The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

India will be the first to power its ports with green energy

As the US comes to terms with President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, India is celebrating government efforts to promote green energy. Earlier this week, officials announced that all 12 of its major shipping ports will switch to renewable sources, making …

Spy-designed software can profile business teams to shorten sales time

The complex data task of the deal<p>Business-to-business sales are an opaque world, driven by profit, bounded by costs, and full of unknown, confounding variables. CaliberMind, a two-year-old company founded by two former Israeli intelligence officers and an NSA data scientist, exists to help …

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Bubble, My Ass: Some Unicorns Might Be Overvalued, But All Dinosaurs Gonna Die.

<b>Summary</b><i>: pundits argue billion-dollar startups are overvalued, but few realize why public company valuations might also be too expensive. Traditional</i> …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Hack A Toy Hobbit Sword To Detect Wi-Fi

No orcs or goblins nearby, just an Internet connection<p>In <i>The Hobbit</i>, the sword Sting glows blue whenever Bilbo Baggins approaches orcs or goblins--a convenient feature in Middle-earth. In the real world, free wireless detection is more useful. “We’re always looking for fun projects that get people …

Wi-Fi

Descargar recursos gratuitos de diseño

Ya seas un diseñador veterano, o uno que comienza a moverse en este mundo, más de una vez te vas a encontrar buscando en la web uno que otro elemento …

10 herramientas para realizar mantenimiento preventivo en Windows

Los ordenadores necesitan mantenimiento con cierta frecuencia, y si no se lleva a cabo, su rendimiento va a tender a bajar progresivamente sin …

Why are we short-sighted?

Myopia is among our most common complaints – but have we fundamentally misunderstood its origins and its treatment? David Robson squints at an answer.<p>When I was a teenager, my eyesight slowly began to fail and I had to wear spectacles. What began as tiny slithers of glass soon started to approach …

Immune System

How To Make Extra-Efficient Solar Panels Using Old Blu-Ray Discs

Blu-ray discs' pretty color actually makes them great at capturing light.<p>You probably don't think of them that way, but Blu-ray discs have a gorgeous color. In fact, the same physics that gives butterfly wings and housefly eyes their iridescent shine are also at work on Blu-ray. All are examples of …

Solar Panels

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

Happiness

5 alternativas a Twitter Bootstrap que quizá no conocías

<b>Twitter Bootstrap</b>, o simplemente Bootstrap, es un <i>framework</i> para el <i>front-end</i> que permite construir sitios web rápidamente con estilos, plantillas y …

Sitios web con herramientas en linea para desarrolladores

En este mundo digital y ultra dependiente de las tecnologías en el que vivimos, ser desarrollador poco a poco deja de ser un trabajo visto como <i>de</i> …

Perfectly-timed photos

A fantastic collection of photos taken at perfect moments, mostly culled from Reddit.<p>See many more at Bored Panda.

Qué tan bien ves los colores

<b>Te apuesto que no tanto</b>; te reto a que hagas este <i>test</i> y me demuestres lo contrario. ¿Sabias que 1 de 255 mujeres y 1 de 12 hombres tienen algún tipo …

The Disruption Machine

What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.<p>In the last years of the nineteen-eighties, I worked not at startups but at what might be called finish-downs. Tech companies that were dying would hire temps—college students and new graduates—to do what little was left of the work of the employees they’d …

10 sitios web útiles que deberías añadir a tus marcadores

Internet es vasto e infinito como el universo, si algo no está en Internet es porque no existe, o está en construcción. Para algunos de nosotros …

10 cursos online gratuitos para aprender a programar

Internet nos abre las puertas a un sinfín de recursos y contenidos; de hecho, la red nos ha abierto las puertas a nuevas formas de aprendizaje que …

101 Different Types of Web Content For Building Your Site

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We keep hearing it over and over again: “Content is King. Content is King.” And it’s true.<p>Content is the single best way to drive people to your website today. Various types of content, strategically connected to your brand, can work wonders in capturing …

Marketing

10 sitios web que te harán lucir como un genio

Los <b>MOOCs</b> han llegado para revolucionar el desarrollo intelectual y académico que otrora era privilegio de la gente con dinero o con amplio acceso a …

Programming Isn't Manual Labor, But It Still Sucks

<i>Peter Welch is a writer and programmer. He is the author of the book</i> And Then I Thought I Was a Fish <i>and the blog "Still Drinking"</i>.<p>Every friend I have …

Twitter cada vez más Facebook y Facebook cada vez más Twitter...

Desde hacía semanas se venía rumoreando sobre la posibilidad de que <b>Twitter</b> implementara un nuevo diseño en los perfiles de los usuarios y finalmente …

Cómo usar la búsqueda inversa de imágenes en Google

Existen muchas funciones avanzadas de Google que la mayoría de los usuarios no aprovecha, algunas de ellas significativamente útiles y que nos …

Thanks, Doll: 28 Gorgeous Ways to Say Grazie

Thank you. Merci beaucoup. Grazie. Gracias. There are plenty of ways to say thank you, but there’s nothing more genuine than showing your gratitude with a stunning, handwritten note (even if your handwriting isn’t art). Sure, you can send an email or even a text, but come on! It’s not the same! …

Letterpress

Big data: are we making a big mistake? | Financial Times

Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of the world’s top scientific journals, Nature. Without …

¿Cómo denunciar a los scrapers de contenidos?

Que un sitio web goce del favor de los lectores y, por tanto, reciba visitas a sus contenidos no es una tarea fácil. Es la suma de muchos esfuerzos …