Computable Minds

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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. Follow reading "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? Read the rest of "Why a database can't be designed by anyone?"

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Posted on: Mar, 1st 2011
Arroba
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). Fill your mind with "History of the at sign"

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Posted on: Dec, 28th 2010
Printed cookie
An investigation team of the laboratory of computational synthesis of the University of Cornell have developed a food printer. They want that one day, will be something common in the kitchen of any person. Finish reading "The food printer"

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Posted on: Jul, 6th 2010
3D Face
Soon Facebook will add the functionality of detect faces in the photos that we upload. Now only a limited number of user can enjoy this feature. But, When will arrive the face recognition? Read the rest of "From the detection to the recognition of faces in Facebook"

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Posted on: Dec, 7th 2010
camera of an optical mouse
On 1980, Steve Kirsh and Richard F. Lyon developed independently the first prototypes of optical mouse, technology that will began to replace the old ball mechanical mice in the 2001. Opposite to the mechanicals, the optical mice can't stuck by the dirt and are lot of more precise. Here you will discover how works exactly. Read all about of "How works an optical mouse"
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