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Keep playing that computer game?

December 14, 2011 Leave a comment

There used to be a general feeling that computer games were bad for you, and books were good. Now people are not sure. Researchers have found that computer games, television and the Internet have become key factors in boosting children’s IQs up to levels never reached by past generations. Read more…

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Electric engines for automobiles. Are they the accurate choice?

December 12, 2011 4 comments

Do you ever think about how cars would be in the future? As Joan Ratera says, nowadays the world of automobilism is experimenting an enormous change because of the price of petrol and enviromental reasons. According to Laura Biela these reasons are ashaming the use of renewables instead of petrol to reduce the consumption of energy. The use of electric engines in automobilism seems a very good idea to be respectfull with some of the measures stablished in the Kioto protocol with regard to the pollution that the most developed nations are creating and also for improve the efficiency of the vehicles.

“No sólo estamos creando nuevos empleos, sino que estamos alentando a nuevas industrias que asegurarán nuestra competitividad para las próximas décadas, industrias como la de fabricación de automóviles” Barack Obama

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The Microblogging Boom

November 26, 2011 Leave a comment
Microblogs were first known as tumblelogs. The term was coined by Why [the lucky stiff] in April 12, 2005, while describing Christian Neukirchen’s Anarchaia:
“Blogging has mutated into simpler forms (specifically, link- and mob- and aud- and vid- variant), but I don’t think I’ve seen a blog like Chris Neukirchen’s Anarchaia, which fudges together a bunch of disparate forms of citation (links, quotes, flickrings) into a very long and narrow and distracted tumblelog.” (Wikipedia)
Jason Kottke (2005) described tumblelogs as Read more…
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