Computable Minds

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Posted on: Sep, 17th 2011
inkjet cartridge refill

Due to the expensive that are the ink cartridges of the inkjet printers, surely a lot of you would think that the composition of the ink must be something as human blood, alcohol and petroleum. Really, is a lot of more expensive than any of these liquids, in fact, is the liquid more expensive of the world, but isn't because really is.

Follow discovering "The swindle of the ink printer"

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Posted on: Feb, 22nd 2011
Watson
From the years 60 are being developed question answering systems. I'm talking about applications capable of answer to questions realized by humans. At that time only was possible do systems restricted to a concrete context, as BASEBALL and LUNAR, that answer to questions about footbal players of EEUU and lunar stones, respectively. Since them these systems have been evolved a lot of and every time we are more near of achieve an AI with a level of knowledge of the world similar to the human beings. Finish reading "Question answering systems"

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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. Don't miss the rest of "Mortal computer errors"

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Posted on: Oct, 28th 2012
what is the best computer for you
At the time of buy a PC the first that you have to ask yourself is, what use I'm going to give to it? Depending if you want it for play, do graphic design, edit video, programming or simply surfing internet or write documents, the characteristics of the computer that more suits your needs will be very different. Learn more about "What is the best computer for you?"

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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 more of "Why some files can be compressed more than others?"

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Posted on: Nov, 2nd 2010
Diagram of the time server from the stratum-0 to the stratum-3
Have asked yourself sometime if exists an universal reference clock?. In reality doesn't exists, because the time is relative, but a lot of computer applications, specially for the programs that make operations in the stock exchange or bank transactions, is needed have the clocks in the earth synchronized. Show more of "Stratum: How we know what time is it?"
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