Computable Minds

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Posted on: Dec, 3rd 2011
SSD vs HDD
Are you thinking in buy a storage device and are you are doubting between a solid state disk (SSD) and a hard disk drive (HDD)? Do you want know the advantages and disadvantages of each technology? Deep in "SSD vs HDD: comparison of technologies"

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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. Show more of "How would be our universe if it would be generated by Matrix?"

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Posted on: Aug, 3rd 2010
Logo of the movieToy Story 3
Have you ever seen a 3D movies and have you feld dizzy? Haven't seemed really in 3D? or directly, haven't you seen anything? Here you can discover the reasons of all of this. Fill your mind with "Problems of the 3D in cinema, television and videogames"

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Posted on: Dec, 8th 2012
random
There are many people who believe that a machine isn't capable of generate random results and with this idea spend their savings betting in Internet on all kind of gambling waiting to find a pattern. In fact, the machine not only can generate random results, but also adjust them for that the prizes won are the needed for keep hooked the gambler and maximize the benefits of the casino. Fill your mind with "How a machine learns to harness a compulsive gambler?"

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Posted on: Feb, 25th 2013
RGB additive mixture

The RGB color model is a great invention which allows that with the mixture of different intensities of red, green and blue, any monitor or television can reproduce the colors of the reality. But ... how is it achieve? and why the colors of the model aren't others? The answer is in our eyes.

The retina is the part of the eye where we capture the light, and this is made thanks to a kind of modified neurons for detect photons: the rods and the cones.

Learn more about "Why RGB?"

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Posted on: Mar, 1st 2011
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When Ray Tomlinson invented the e-mail in 1971, surely he didn't thought that the at sign, will convert in an Internet symbol (Arpanet in that moment). Read the rest of "History of the at sign"
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