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20 Set/10

Germany.gov calls for Data Protection Code

Germany.gov calls for Data Protection Code

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Germany is the largest country in Europe where Google’s controversial Street View has not gone live.  This is because of privacy complaints made about the service around the world.  Now the German government has called for a voluntary data protection code to be in place by 7th December this year, as reported by the BBC. The announcement follows a meeting with Google, Apple and other companies to discuss how personal...

30 Apr/10

Memorable & Beautiful: 60 Photos of Greece

Memorable & Beautiful: 60 Photos of Greece

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Greece was one of the first places civilization took hold in Europe and is therefore the birthplace of many things we’re familiar with, including the Olympic Games, Western philosophy, democracy, political science, and Western literature and drama. Surrounded by the Aegean Sea on the East, the Mediterranean on the South and the Ionian Sea to the West, it’s...

25 Nov/09

China Is About To Cause An Android Flood

China Is About To Cause An Android Flood

If there’s a good piece of technology doing its rounds around the world, you can rest assured that small, unknown Chinese companies are likely to try their hands at it. It happened with the iPod, the iPhone and now it is time it happened to Android. No. I am not talking about some freak phone that looks like an iPhone but runs Android. I am talking about actual Android phones that are about to burst forth from Shenzhen, China. According to a news article on ce.cn, local manufacturers...


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6 Ott/09

70+ Insightful Retro And Historic Artwork Around The World

70+ Insightful Retro And Historic Artwork Around The World

When one speaks of retro art, images of art styles derived from advertising and propaganda posters from 1930s to 1960s usually flood the mind. The simple graphics made from oil paints reflect the less advanced technology of that time. This period is also a time of significant turbulence in our modern history, when major events such as the rise of communism and World Wars were taking ground. It is then not surprising that many posters serve as propaganda tools for the ruling governments....

2 Set/09

How to Edit Wikipedia

How to Edit Wikipedia

The Wall Street Journal reports that only 13% of Wikipedia contributors are women. What the what? Ladies, obviously we need to step it up. Here’s my personal experience of becoming an editor, and how to contribute to Wikipedia. Excuse me while I hang my head in shame for not making any new edits since 2007. Continua a leggere – Original Link: How to Edit Wikipedia Technorati Tags: better-webapps, business cards, crowdsourcing, demographics, digital, Facebook, Java, life,...

19 Ago/09

Da World of Warcraft al Metaverso: nascita di un museo scientifico in Second Life

Da World of Warcraft al Metaverso: nascita di un museo scientifico in Second Life

Che cosa hanno in comune World of Warcraft e il DNA? Ben poco, verrebbe da dire. Eppure il più grande progetto educativo in Second Life sul genoma umano e animale nasce proprio dalle battaglie del noto gioco di ruolo online di casa Blizzard. Il progetto Genome Island è stato infatto creato da Mary Ann Clark, docente di biologia alla Wesleyan University, Texas. Ed è stato ideato grazie al marito della scienziata, visto che l'ha convinta a giocare con lui proprio...