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Usar el móvil en el aula, prohibido por ley en Galicia

Usar el móvil en el aula, prohibido por ley en Galicia | Research_topic | Scoop.it
La Xunta impulsa una norma para mejorar la convivencia en los colegios y corregir y prevenir posibles conflictos entre los alumnos

Via Rui Guimarães Lima
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The First Characters Sent Through the Internet Were L-O-L

The First Characters Sent Through the Internet Were L-O-L | Research_topic | Scoop.it
On this day 45 years ago, the ARPANET was born.
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HP Just Launched Its Own Super-Fast 3D Printer

HP Just Launched Its Own Super-Fast 3D Printer | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Today, HP announced a new technology and 3D printer it thinks is going to revolutionize the industry. This massive machine isn't meant to sit in your home, but rather be a new piece of tech in the arsenal of additive manufacturing. Using a new technology that HP calls "Multi Jet Fusion," the company says printing something that would have taken days will now only take hours.
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The Terrible Sea Lion: a social media parable

The Terrible Sea Lion: a social media parable | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Wondermark's instant classic "Terrible Sea Lion" strip is getting a fresh lease on life as a perfect parable for the experience of posting about #Gamergate and then being haunted by endlessly persistent entitled jerks.
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um retrato muito preciso do que é aturar trolls.

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How Utah's Bryce Canyon Got Its Bizarre, Beautiful Sandstone Formations | WIRED

How Utah's Bryce Canyon Got Its Bizarre, Beautiful Sandstone Formations | WIRED | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Jiri Bruthans created this pillar with simulated salt weathering; in nature (like at Bryce Canyon, below), factors like frost and rain also shape the landscape. Courtesy of Jiri Bruthans Getty Aa the story goes, the iconic spires in Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park once were human-animal “legend people,” until an angry coyote god turned them…
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de onde o Bryce 3D veio buscar o nome, e a inspiração...

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Simplify That Shit: instant online modern art generator

Simplify That Shit: instant online modern art generator | Research_topic | Scoop.it
"The output is a geometric composition derived from file data of the original image."
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na verdade, a simplificação da imagem em elementos geométricos foi a invenção revolucionária do modernismo abstraccionista. 90 anos depois, é um brinquedo... 

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The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World | WIRED

The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World | WIRED | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The AI on the horizon looks more like Amazon Web Services—cheap, reliable, industrial-grade digital smartness running behind everything, and almost invisible except when it blinks off. This is a big deal, and now it's here.
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Making It - The New Yorker

Making It - The New Yorker | Research_topic | Scoop.it
In January of 1903, the small Boston magazine Handicraft ran an essay by the Harvard professor Denman W. Ross, who argued that the American Arts and Crafts movement was in deep crisis. The movement was concerned with promoting good taste and self-fulfillment through the creation and the appreciation of beautiful objects; its more radical wing also sought to advance worker autonomy. The problem was that no one in America seemed to need its products. The solution, according to Ross, was to provide
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London Science Museum catalogs 200 years of communication tech

London Science Museum catalogs 200 years of communication tech | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Her Majesty the Queen took to Twitter for the first time today, but not to complain about the amount of ice in her post-brunch frappé. Instead,
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Microsoft Integrates Kinect into 3D Builder, Allowing Full Body Color 3D Scanning and Printing

Microsoft Integrates Kinect into 3D Builder, Allowing Full Body Color 3D Scanning and Printing | Research_topic | Scoop.it
It’s certainly no surprise that Microsoft finally dipped their feet into the water with 3D printing technology. They developed their 3D Builder app about a
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pronto, suspeito que agora é que me posso render ao windows 8.

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Announcing the Inaugural Prix Net Art Awardees: JODI & Kari Altmann

Announcing the Inaugural Prix Net Art Awardees: JODI & Kari Altmann | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Disruption, collaboration emerge as key themes.
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Happy 45th Birthday, Internet!

Happy 45th Birthday, Internet! | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Happy birthday, Internet! You may be turning 45 today, but we swear you don't look a day over 30. And not to embarrass you, but we thought we'd celebrate by sharing some of your baby photos. Or, more accurately, perhaps some of your sonograms.
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The legacy of cryptocurrencies will go far beyond money. Some think they are the start of fully autonomous companies trading among themselves - without humans in the loop.

The legacy of cryptocurrencies will go far beyond money. Some think they are the start of fully autonomous companies trading among themselves - without humans in the loop. | Research_topic | Scoop.it
New Scientist, 25th October, page 38. The article does not elaborate on this, anyone know more on block-chain autonomous trading companies?
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The Replicator Is Still Sci-Fi, But Here's A Start

The Replicator Is Still Sci-Fi, But Here's A Start | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The dream of the Replicator--a machine that can create or copy any object--has mesmerized us ever since Star Trek used one to conjure a glass of water out of thin air. Yet, like so much other sci-fi tech invented by show business, it's always been just out of reach. The 3D printer company XYZ Printing wants to change that.
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Couch potatoes have killed the internet dream

Couch potatoes have killed the internet dream | Research_topic | Scoop.it
We had a glorious vision of a ‘sit-up’ medium dominated by user-generated content – until a lazy, entertainment-hungry public opted for old habits, writes John Naughton
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Humans' Inherent Curiosity Stems From a Long, Protracted Childhood

Humans' Inherent Curiosity Stems From a Long, Protracted Childhood | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Curiosity is one of our most basic traits and we have a lot to thank for it. Without the primal urge to always want to see what lies over the next hill, or the other the ocean, or beyond the confines of our atmosphere, humans would still be living--quite literally--in the stone age. In Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It, author Ian Leslie (@mrianleslie) explains how and why our need to discover really is second nature. The following is an excerpt from the book.
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My First Kindle: I Finally Stopped Multitasking and Got Lost in a Novel

My First Kindle: I Finally Stopped Multitasking and Got Lost in a Novel | Research_topic | Scoop.it
But I realized the greatest value of the Kindle and its ilk is that it's not possible to surf the web or really do anything at all except immerse yourself in the text.
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"But I realized the greatest value of the Kindle and its ilk is that it's not possible to surf the web or really do anything at all except immerse yourself in the text. "

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Frederick G. Kilgour: The Evolution of the Book (1998) — Monoskop Log

Frederick G. Kilgour: The Evolution of the Book (1998) — Monoskop Log | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Writings on art, culture, and media technology
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3D Builder app for Windows in the Windows Store

3D Builder app for Windows in the Windows Store | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Learn more about 3D Builder by Microsoft Corporation and download it from the Windows Store
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