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Posted on: Jul, 5th 2011
RAM memory
In this post I'm going to explain a way of waste the RAM memory instaled in the computer, which affects to a lot of users.
Since some years ago, are being sold computers with 4 or more GB of RAM, but if we use an operating system of 32 bits, it will indicate us that we are using a little less of those 4 GB. Why occurs this? Enter into "RAM memory: Why if I have 4GB or more the OS detect less?"

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Posted on: Apr, 27th 2011
typewriter
Because of the close of the last factory of typewriter (Godrej and Boyce), I'm going to talk about the distribution of the keys on a computer keyboard, because they have inhereted the distribution of its keys. This is a fateful contribution to the computer world, do you want to know why? Read the rest of "Why that position of the keys?"

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Posted on: Aug, 10th 2011
Logos of the social networks Google+ and Facebook
The social networks are a risk for the privacy, but the privacy is a right of that many users are unaware, so they achieve lose it when they begin to use some of this networks. Deep in "The privacy of the social networks"

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Posted on: Aug, 3rd 2011
JPG image very compressed
Surely that all of you know the image files ".JPG", and if you don't, you must know that your mobile, digital camera, web cam, tablet PC, etc., do photos in that format. Its use has proliferated so much because allow reduce the size of the image without compression 10 times, without we notice that the quality has been reduced, and this is achieved thanks to the application in the compression algorithm of the knowledge that we have of the eye. Continue reading "How the JPEG algorithm cheats the human eye"

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Posted on: Jul, 13th 2011
Http WWW
From the begin of the boom of the Web in 1992, its evolution has been each time faster. Here will see how has been that evolution and what is coming. Don't left of read the rest of "History and future of the Web"

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Posted on: Dec, 14th 2010
Robot con Kinect
In one of the posts where I explained the how Kinect works, I said that wouldn't be strange that it will be use to build robots. Now are emerging the first robotic machines that someday will rebel and will begin to kill humans. Here I talk about some of them. Finish reading "Robots, Kinect and the SLAM problem"

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Posted on: Dec, 24th 2010
optical fiber
The Christmas arrived, the streets are full of led diodes of high luminescence, the house of Christmas trees of optical fiber, the computers of USB ornaments and Santa Claus brings robots and computers to the children. A lot of technology to celebrate the born of Isaac Newton as must be. In this post I'm going to talk about how works the Christmas trees of optical fiber. Don't left of read the rest of "Christmas tree of optical fiber"
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