miércoles, 22 de febrero de 2017

Noticias y opinión


Twitter rising: Network scientists say social media are just what our society needs

Tweet map showing tweets and retweets of New Scientist article "Can complexity theory explain Egypt's crisis?," followers are not shown, and image may not include all tweets. (Amaç Herdağdelen and Yaneer Bar-Yam)

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Fewer Faults for Faster Computing

The redundant data distribution of an array showing that a node failure will leave at least one copy of the data available for continued execution. This is the basic idea that enables the approach, which can be used in many science domains.

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Primera tienda en España en instalar sistema de compras con RFID

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Microsoft Plans Mobile Payments in New Phone Software

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Amazon Beats Apple to Music Streaming

Cloud Drive could signal a change in the way music is delivered.

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Can Google Reinvent Web Video?

The firm's free video format is set to be baked into phones and other gadgets.

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Augmented Reality – coming soon to a contact lens near you

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Face-recognition systems tested on identical twins

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Cloud Computing, Data Policy on Track to "Democratize" Satellite Mapping

Far-sighted data policy and cloud computing are leading to the “democratization of satellite mapping,” one expert says — and the payoff will be wider access to information about the earth via platforms such as the new Google Earth Engine, a planetary-scale platform for environmental data and analysis.

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When will my walls become computers?

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El proyecto RFID-ROI-SME llega a su ecuador

El proyecto que mide el retorno de la inversión en RFID ha llegado a su ecuador. Los primeros resultados parecen prometedores, pero la plena implementación está todavía por llegar.

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Brain Computer Interfaces Benefit from Cloud Advancements

What do you get when you mix compute clouds and electroencephalograms (EEG) together? Ask Kathleen Ericson a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University, who in a paper coauthored with Professors Shrideep Pallickara and Charles Anderson has explored some of these possibilities [1]. This paper was awarded the Best Student Paper award at the IEEE Conference on Cloud Computing Technology & Science in December 2010.

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Creating the Internet of Everything

Autonomous cars on our streets driving better than we do. Intelligent wallpaper in our houses measuring temperature, moisture and vibration. Smart dust scattered in our hospitals tracking patients or detecting toxins.

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Sesenta ayuntamientos asturianos implantan la tecnología de código abierto de Liferay

El Consorcio Asturiano de Servicios Tecnológicos (CAST), constituido por el Principado de Asturias y los Concejos asturianos de menos de 20.000 habitantes, ha abordado un programa para implantar una plataforma conjunta de portales corporativos en 60 ayuntamientos de la región. La tecnología que subyace en este proyecto es la de la empresa de código abierto Liferay.

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CCTV and facial recognition cameras should be used in an unobtrusive way

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Crisis Mapping Meets Check-in

New features could make a Web tool that has helped track events in Japan and the Middle East even more useful.

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What's Mine Is Virtually Yours: Collaboration Between Mobile Phone Users Can Speed Up Communications

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Researchers devise new method of detecting botnets

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the threat of Botnets increasing, researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have devised a new method to detect their activity.

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New Protocol Turbocharges the Web

Websockets lets the Web handle complex communications in real time.

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Why glasses-free 3D is going to be a small-screen hit

The latest generation of 3D technology has seen mixed success at the cinema, and 3D TVs are yet to establish themselves in the living room. Perhaps the true home of 3D is on mobile devices, where you don't even need special glasses. New Scientist takes a look at the future of 3D on the move.

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