Vladislav Volkov

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Простая логическая загадка, демонстрирующая нелогичность людей

<i>Питер Васон</i><p>В 60-х годах психолог Питер Васон придумал эксперимент-загадку, «Задача выбора Васона». Говорят, что это наиболее часто исследуемая задача …

Уолтер Левин — Во имя физики

16 мая 2011 года Уолтер Левин, заслуженный профессор MIT в отставке, вернулся в свой старый лекционный зал, чтобы провести последнюю лекцию, которая …

Создано свободное государство Либерленд: «Живи и дай жить другим

В числе виртуальных государств (микронаций) пополнение. 13 апреля 2015 года образована новая страна Либерленд на ничейной территории площадью 6 км2 …

Черные списки рунета в действии. Как снизить риск для своего сайта

Законопроект №89417-6, принятый 10 июля 2012 года Государственной Думой РФ, ознаменовал новую эпоху развития рунета. У властей наконец-то появился …

Об Apple, Google, Tesla и асимметричной конкуренции: интервью с Хорасом Дедью

<i>Хорас Дедью (Horace Dediu) – независимый аналитик Apple и ИТ-индустрии в целом, основатель asymco.com – одного из наиболее вдохновляющих</i> …

Google Publishes Its ‘Physical Web’ Standard for the IoT

Google has unveiled the code for its open source Physical Web standard, an attempt to provide an easier way to communicate with public connected devices like vending machines, posters and bus stops.<p>The Internet of Things is making objects around us smarter, but we don’t have a standard way of …

Dear politicians: These days, everything is communications, and you are not entitled to everything

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Once upon a time, criminals and terrorists and pedophiles could only communicate face-to-face or by mail, …

Google's Brin: Individual car ownership needs to go

In a wide-ranging interview with VC Vinod Khosla, Google's co-founders describe their vision of an intelligent future.<p>The people who are changing the world aren't going to wait for you.<p>It's your job to understand what they're doing and either approve of it or accept it.<p>Most people, of course, can't …

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Do you have a fair use right to publish World Cup goals? ESPN takedowns raise questions

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Bang! A beautiful cross and a header into the top corner of the net — it’s the sort of moment that’s perfect for …

Право «Быть забытым» Google'ом

Google согласен удалять ссылки с «устаревшей» и «некорректной» информацией. Компания запустила в пятницу, 30 мая, сервис, через который можно послать …

Google Shames Slow U.S. ISPs With Its New YouTube Video Quality Report

The relationship between ISPs and large content providers like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube has become pretty contentious lately. To bring some transparency into how well ISPs deliver video content, Netflix launched its ISP Speed Index a while ago and today, YouTube is bringing a somewhat similar …

The U.S. Won't Let Google Trademark 'Glass' for Its Glass-Less Eyewear

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Still struggling to make a good name for itself with a skeptical American public, Google Glass is …

Turkish government bans YouTube following attempt to remove corruption videos

If you're currently in Turkey, get ready to fire up that VPN. The Turkish government has just added YouTube to its list of banned websites, which as of last week also included Twitter (that site is reportedly back online). According to <i>Webrazzi</i>, the ban is already active with some ISPs, while other …

Turkey’s Twitter ban backfires: Tweets up 138%, VPN usage up, topic trends

After banning Twitter last night, the actions of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have failed spectacularly.<p>Immediately following Turkey’s ban, Twitter issued an SMS workaround. Then, “#TwitterisblockedinTurkey” became a globally trending topic on Twitter. Into the night, usage of …

Three Data Driven Nuggets From Nate Silver’s New News Site

Nate Silver, the famous New York Times statistics blogger who correctly forecasted 50 out of 50 states in the 2012 presidential election, has launched an entire news site dedicated to data journalism. Keeping the old blog name, 538, the relaunched site is dedicated to taking what Silver thinks is a …

Inventor of World Wide Web Calls For Online Magna Carta

The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, believes an online ‘Magna Carta’ is needed to protect the independence of the Web and the rights of its users, The Guardian reports.<p>On the 25th anniversary of his first draft of the first proposal for what would become the World Wide Web, …

Is Venezuela's Government Tightening Its Grip on the Internet?

While protests sweep the streets of Venezuela, the nation's government is quietly taking measures to quell the uprising in cyberspace, reportedly …

FiftyThree Files for Trademark on 'Paper' After Facebook App Release

FiftyThree, the company behind popular iPad sketching app <i>Paper</i>, has filed for a trademark on the term "Paper" following the announcement of Facebook’s magazine-style news curation tool, also named <i>Paper</i>.<p>First discovered by <i>TechCrunch</i>, the trademark was filed with the United States Patent and …

Russia Says Bitcoin Should Be Avoided [Updated]

Russia doesn’t do things by halves — Bitcoin shouldn’t be used by individuals and legal entities according to a recent statement. If you have a Bitcoin wallet on your computer, the Government will be suspicious. The Central Bank of Russia reiterated that the official currency is the Ruble, and that …

Net neutrality petition gets a million signatures

The advocacy group Free Press, along with a broad coalition of organizations, has delivered the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a petition with a million signatures asking to restore the federal protections for net neutrality that were struck down in court two weeks ago.<p>The petition shows …

Apple’s iBooks Textbooks & iTunes U Course Manager hit new markets in Asia, Latin America, Europe

<b>Update:</b> Apple says iBooks Textbooks are available in all countries with a paid iBooks store and that a full updated list of countries with access to iTunes U Course Manager can be found on its enrollment website.<p>Apple just put out a press release announcing that it’s expanding availability of its …

China Wants Internet Users Who Upload Videos To Use Real Names

The situations for which a Chinese Internet user can maintain an anonymous online profile are getting less and less.<p>Yesterday, China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Film, Radio and Television issued a notice that requires those who upload a video online to use their real names …

Apple Wins Another Legal Battle with Google's Motorola Unit Involving Push Notifications

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today issued a decision (PDF) upholding a previous ruling by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that Apple did not infringe upon a patent held by Google's Motorola unit. The ITC had ruled in Apple's favor last May, but Google/Motorola appealed …

О защите детей от опасной информации

Увидев большой интерес к теме защиты детей от вредной информации в комментариях к этому посту, я решила изучить вопрос глубже. Интересно было …

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

<b>#6 of “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media”</b><p><i>Co-authored with Ian Anderson</i><p>The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-changing platform for business, sales, and reputation enhancement?How do we choose …

France fines Google over privacy violations and makes it put a notice on its site

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / zimmytws<p>The French data protection authority CNIL has fined Google(s goog) €150,000 ($204,000) over its …

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2013 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past three years, I’ve been running a series called “My Must-Have Mac Apps” that, once a year, would list the apps that I found indispensable on my Mac. This year, considering the changes that I went through from a workflow perspective, I thought it would be appropriate to start focusing on</i> …

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