• Google unlocks the secrets of the Internet

    Posted by Vassiliki Kotzia 3.9.2012
    technology-science
    Google unlocks the secrets of the Internet

    The Global Village has welcomed another feature that proves what Internet can do to bypass distances and other trivial technicalities, such as space and time.  Google and the Science Museum of London have teamed up to create Web Lab, a groundbreaking, year-long exhibition, featuring a series of interactive Experiments that bring the extraordinary workings of the Internet to life.

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  • Olympic Games 2012: Internet thoughts

    Posted by Grigoris Miliaresis 1.9.2012
    technology-science
    Olympic Games 2012: Internet thoughts

    The Olympic Games are over; and with them the whole discussion about their quality compared to their glorious past, about their commercialization, about their value for the country hosting them etc. etc. a discussion repeated every four years is also over. As I have written in a previous post, because my views on sports, professional and amateur are rather unusual I would rather not talk about these bigger aspects of the Olympics; consequently, I will stay on something much closer to me: the Games’ Internet aspect. 

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  • Paper thin

    Posted by Periklis Vanikiotis 24.7.2012
    technology-science
    Paper thin

    Some thought of it for the first time after seeing the futuristic (and for some, creepy) proposition by designer Federico Ciccarese but the idea of wearable computers isn’t just older, it’s also on its way to be realized. And if the Italian designer’s idea seems somehow far-fetched, maybe reality will surprise us even more; let’s not forget that Google has managed to put a computer in a simple pair of glasses.

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  • Shadowplay

    Posted by metamatic:taf_editor 4.7.2012
    technology-science
    Shadowplay

    Since 1609 when Galileo first applied the telescope to Astronomy, scientists have been able to record to the photographic paper numerous stellar objects invisible to the naked eye...

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    tags: blogging / science

  • Tackling 'Scarce Resources'

    Posted by metamatic:taf_editor 3.7.2012
    technology-science
    Tackling 'Scarce Resources'

    GDP and GDP per capita are commonly used measures of a nation’s wealth in conventional economics. Wealth, which as defined in the words of the social philosopher Adam Smith is "the annual produce of the land and labour of the society".

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