Monday, 8 de February de 2016

Noticias y opinión


Facebook Opens Up Its Hardware Secrets

The social network breaks an unwritten rule by giving away plans to its new data center—an action it hopes will make the Web more efficient.

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Video Games Effective Treatment for Stroke Patients

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Simple Arithmetic for Faster, More Secure Websites

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Advertisers could locate IP addresses to within 100m

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Computer vision tools to aid medical research

UC San Diego engineers are developing tools to automate blood vessel counting in images, and to make the distinction between data collection and analysis more clear.

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A glimpse of the archives of the future

Presentation of the entire testbed collection represented as a treemap in which the archivist can assess correspondence between number of files (size of the directory) and size of files (ranges of yellow) and their distribution in directories. Credit: Visualizations courtesy of Maria Esteva, Weijia Xu, Suyog Dutt Jain, and Varun Jain.

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New mobile app aims to make Social Media your friend

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Improving Face Recognition Technology

Since 1993, the error rate of automatic face recognition systems has decreased by a factor of 272. The reduction applies to systems that match people with face images captured in studio or mugshot environments. In Moore's law terms, the error rate decreased by one-half every two years.

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Twitter analysis provides stock predictions

Economists at the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universitaet Muenchen, TUM) have developed a website that predicts individual stock trends. To this end, economists are using automatic text analysis methods to evaluate thousands of daily Twitter microblog messages, so-called "tweets". On www.TweetTrader.net, current forecasts are available for all S&P 500 listed stocks.

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Body sensors are joining the future internet

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Secure, synchronized, social TV

A technique called network coding could protect users’ privacy and providers’ content while making communications networks more efficient.

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Indexing the Real World: The Enormous Potential of Hyperlocal Data

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Smart Grid y la privacidad: ¿Smart Grid=Big Brother?


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Microsoft researchers: NoSQL needs standardization

The researchers offer a data model and query language they call coSQL that could be used to unify NoSQL and SQL data models

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El reconocimiento facial con Google Goggles se hará esperar

A pesar de lo publicado por CNN la semana pasada, el desarrollador de Android retrasará el lanzamiento de la aplicación que permitiría identificar personas, debido a cuestiones de privacidad.

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Televisión en 3D basada en el reconocimiento facial del espectador

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Television: Facebook's next frontier?

The social network talks social EPG and TV check-ins

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Shopping Online, Privacy, Data Protection and Third-Party Tracking

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Looking to Blue Skies for Cloud Security

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¿Está Microsoft implementando NFC para su Windows Phone 7?

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