Computable Minds

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

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Posted on: Jul, 30th 2010
Leonardo Da Vinci
At the prior post, I did an explanation about how break the encryption of the alien alphabet 1, used subliminally in several episodes of Futurama. Today I'm going to do the same with the alien alphabet 2. Although you don't see Futurama, if you want know some mysteries of the cryptography, don't let of read this post. Read the rest of "The Futurama code: Second part"

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Posted on: May, 6th 2012
Newell's Teapot
A lot of people have seen this object without knowing it in animation films, videogames and screensavers, because also is an object that appears as basic in almost all the tools of 3D modeling (3D Studio Max, POV-Ray, AutoCAD, etc). Even there are functions to create this teapot in a lot of libraries of graphic programming, this is due to that, like the Lena's photo, this 3D model of a teapot, has been converted in the standard of reference in a lot of scientific papers of 3D graphics. Read all about of "The Newell's teapot"

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Posted on: Mar, 11th 2012
de-fragmentation
In the computer science, sometimes, appears false beliefs due to the ignorance of that really occurs in the machine. This time I'm going to demystify some of this old beliefs, which say that the hard disk can't be fragmented when we run a Linux based operating system. Read more of "What is fragmentation and the old myth of the fragmentation in Linux"

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Posted on: Dec, 21st 2010
End Task
When we shutdown the computer, the operating system send a message to all the applications to end them. If some don't finalize, in the case of Windows XP, appears a window with a progress bar that advance slowly and makes us wait with the message "Ending Program". A better option, is press in "End Now", because the timeout that shows, simply is for leave the time pass, not for do something. Read the rest of the post if you want to know how shutdown faster your computer. Read more of "Shutting down Windows and the halting problem"

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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. Surprise yourself with the rest of "The privacy of the social networks"

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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. Continue discovering "History and future of the Web"
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