Saturday, 1 de August de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Software automatically transforms movie clips into comic strips

(PhysOrg.com) -- While some comics today are still drawn by hand, many modern cartoonists use a variety of digital tools to create comics. But even with the help of these tools, creating comics is a time-consuming task that requires many human hours of work. In a new study, a team of researchers has designed a program that can automatically transform movie scenes into comic strips, without the need for any human intervention.

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Microsoft Builds a Browser for Your Past

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The New iPad Could Clog 4G Networks

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Bank of China says yes to biometrics

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Lifebrowser: Data mining gets (really) personal at Microsoft

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft Research is doing research on software that could bring you your own personal data mining center with a touch of Proust for returns. In a recent video, Microsoft scientist Eric Horvitz demonstrated the Lifebrowser, which is prototype software that helps put your digital life in meaningful shape. The software uses machine learning to help a user place life events, which may span months or years, to be expanded or contracted selectively, in better context.

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Video games enter realm of art at Smithsonian

Video games have come a long way since the first simple adventures of Mario and Pac-Man and now enter the realm of art in a major exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington that celebrates gaming's rich creative side and the people behind a medium that's still in full bloom.

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Nuevas estrategias para el desarrollo de un marketing exitoso en Internet

Las oportunidades de negocio en Internet se están convirtiendo, en estos últimos tiempos, en una forma de hacer dinero sin tener que salir de casa. Pero la elección del ámbito, el diseño de buenas estrategias, la paciencia y la renovación constante deben estar en la agenda de aquél que desee triunfar en este terreno. Por María Llebrez.

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Aplican métodos de aprendizaje infantil a la creación de ordenadores inteligentes

Investigadores de la Universidad de California en Berkeley, Estados Unidos, están analizando al detalle el funcionamiento del cerebro de bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares para aprovechar al máximo su inteligencia cognitiva. De su trabajo se desprende que los niños más pequeños son capaces de resolver problemas que siguen siendo un reto para los ordenadores, como el aprendizaje de idiomas o averiguar relaciones causales, por lo que aspiran a crear equipos más inteligentes asemejándolos a los niños. Por Patricia Pérez.

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How Your Mobile Carrier Decides Whether to Pamper You

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Android Ads Could Attack, Study Warns

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Startups Aim to Make Coding Fun

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Biometric market to grow 21% by 2014

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Touch the Future

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Mobile money faces developed-world challenge

Instances of the so-called tail wagging the dog abound. Add to that club mobile-money services, the idea that you can make financial transactions of all kinds using only a cellphone.

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Voice Response Technology Slashes Hospital Readmissions

Geisinger Health Plan reports discharged Medicare patients monitored by an interactive phone response system are less likely to be readmitted.

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Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum looks for new life

The organization foundered but is looking for a restart

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Health 2.0 Europe 2012

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W3C CEO Calls HTML5 as Transformative as Early Web

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Building Babel: Lost in Machine Translation

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Twitter Analysis Gets Elections Half Right

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