Computable Minds

Blog of popular science about the more exiting branches of computer science.

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Posted on: Aug, 27th 2011
blue screen of death
There are computer systems that can be danger to human, and when one of these system has not passed the necessary tests, then can occur mortal errors. Here I'm going to comment some of the software errors that more deaths has been left. Deep in "Mortal computer errors"

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Posted on: Aug, 13th 2010
Fragment of an entity relation schema
Unfortunately a lot of people, thinks that design a relational database is something very simple and that anyone that have a pair of classes of Microsoft Access in a academy can dedicate to it. But doesn't occur the same when instead of a database the work is about design a flat, an airplane or a car. In all this cases the people knows that needs an architect, an aeronautic engineer and automobile engineer, respectively. But who has the guilty of this way of think? Surprise yourself with the rest of "Why a database can't be designed by anyone?"

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Posted on: Aug, 6th 2010
Photo of a sign on the beach
At present, we find a lot of beachs that has Wifi. Go to the beach to surf by Internet can make us seem a bit geek, although this is not the motive to quit. However, there are others that produces more serious problems. In this post I'm going to deepen in these. Read the rest of "Problems of Internet on the beach"

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Posted on: Jun, 8th 2010
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Welcome to Computable Minds, a new blog of popular science and curiosities focused in the informatics and oriented for all kind of people. Even if you don't like informatics I'm sure you found it interesting, since the informatics, how the other sciences, always are related with all other sciences and the improvement of our lives. Don't left of read the rest of "Computable Minds a blog created from nothing"

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Posted on: Sep, 7th 2010
Cover of the movie The Matrix
The hypothesis of that we are in a universe simulated by big supercomputer can't be proven because, if true, never will could see outside of the simulation, although is a funny mental experiment do speculation about this. Read the rest of "How would be our universe if it would be generated by Matrix?"

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Posted on: Aug, 26th 2012
compress file
Have you ever tried to compress a video or picture in gzip, zip or rar and you have found that the file occupied more than the original? Do you want to know why? Read the rest of "Why some files can be compressed more than others?"

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Posted on: Sep, 3rd 2010
Binary code
There is a big lack of knowledge about how is measured the quantity of information in a computer. It is a fact that storage device sellers and Internet providers have take advantage to cheat us. Also, not a lot of time ago was changed the nomenclature of the international system of information units generating even more confusion. Don't stop reading the rest of "How they swindle us with the Megabits, Megabytes and Mebibytes"
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