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How the Internet has Influenced Businesses

The internet has transformed the way that people live their lives. You can access a wealth of knowledge from a device that fits in your hand. Yes, it’s used for pleasure and leisure, but it has made the most impact on businesses, driving growth with innovations and advances in technology. The…

Category : News and events   17-10-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

The Future of Web Browsing: Liberating Content from the Confines of Space

  Since its inception, the World Wide Web has revolutionized the way we access and interact with information. However, with the rapid advancements in technology and the emergence of new paradigms, the future of web browsing is poised to undergo a radical transformation. In this article, we explore an intriguing possibility…

Category : News and events   28-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How are businesses using artificial intelligence?

The term Artificial Intelligence (AI), "the intelligence of the machines", unifies two words that, a priori, could not be associated, since the term intelligence is attributed to the faculty of the mind to learn, to understand, to reason, to take decisions and to form a determined idea of the reality. How…

Category : News and events   21-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

The Impact of automation and Robots on human jobs: exploring controversies and opportunities

Automation and technological advancements have raised concerns in some sectors about the possibility of robots taking away human jobs. While it is true that robots and artificial intelligence can perform certain tasks more efficiently and accurately than humans, the idea that robots will completely replace human workers is a controversial…

Category : News and events   02-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Read comics online: best websites and apps to download and read digital comics

Comic book lovers (like us), today we're going to give you a special tribute: a small collection of websites and applications to download and read digital comics, both on your computer and on your mobile devices. You'll be able to access a wide collection of free and paid digital comics, and…

Category : News and events   26-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Is AI sexist? A gender perspective in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

In her article, Maria Antonia Huertas Sánchez of the UOC - Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, provides an explanation of why we should incorporate a gender vision in robotics and artificial intelligence by combining the concept of epistemology with the definition of artificial intelligence. Epistemology refers to the "theory of the foundations…

Category : News and events   22-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to change the arrow icon on Google Maps to a 3D car

When you follow a navigation route on Google Maps, your position is represented by an arrow except on specific occasions such as anniversaries. However, it is possible to change the navigation arrow for cars in 3D, with three designs to choose from. The functionality is not entirely new - in Google…

Category : News and events   17-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to recognise cyber-violence

Cyber-violence, i.e. the digital dimension of violence that mainly affects women and is closely linked to the violence that occurs in the 'real world', is a growing phenomenon that is often neither recognised nor addressed. While it is true that several institutions have started to deal with it specifically, it is…

Category : News and events   04-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

The man who married a hologram: fact or fiction? The story of Akihiko Kondo

His name is Akihiko Kondo, he is 38 years old, and four years ago he married Hatsune Miku. What's strange about this? Miku is not a person but a hologram that 'lives' in a device called the Gatebox. Let's take a look at the details of this controversial yet interesting…

Category : News and events   19-07-2022   by Janeth Kent

China dives into deep learning

China plans to diversify the application areas of deep learning. Moreover, this system, which allows computers to be trained to perform tasks like those performed by humans, such as speech recognition, image identification or the formulation of predictions, will be driven by open-source platforms. Similarly, the forecast is that, in…

Category : News and events   18-07-2022   by Janeth Kent

Misinformation also attacks Wikipedia

Wikipedia contains over 55 million articles in more than 300 languages spoken worldwide. In just 21 years, Wikipedia has become a global phenomenon, a reference point on all human knowledge, with 18 billion hits per month and the fourth most visited site on the planet. It is therefore not surprising that…

Category : News and events   13-07-2022   by Janeth Kent

What is a Full Stack Developer?

The demand for the Full Stack Developer is growing exponentially in recent years. Disruptive technology companies and startups are increasingly requesting this type of multipurpose profile that knows multiple programming languages and can assume all kinds of functions within the company. Throughout this article we will tell you what a full stack…

Category : News and events   06-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

Are you being floCed by Google?

No panic! Don't be alarmed, because it may sound worse than it is. But since Google doesn't seem to have any intention of communicating it properly, it's up to the rest of us to do so. We're talking about the new secure tracking system with which the Internet giant wants…

Category : News and events   21-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

How Our Relationship with the Internet has Changed in the Last 20 Years

With more than 1 billion websites online, it is fair to say the internet has transformed the daily lives of people across the world. It now impacts almost every aspect of a person’s life. Find out how our relationship with the internet has changed in the last 20 years. Fast Adoption On…

Category : News and events   29-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

Some Neat Ways to Improve Your Internet Browsing Experience?

Not everyone has the best time when they are surfing the net. There are multiple reasons why an internet browser struggles, but that does not mean the situation is out of your hands. Relying on the internet is inevitable these days. We use it for work, entertainment, and socializing with friends…

Category : News and events   21-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to block any website with a password from your browser

We are going to explain how to block any website with a password from your browser, and for this purpose we are going to use an extension called Block Site. This is an extension that has native versions to download in Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera, although it can…

Category : News and events   30-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Jennifer in Paradise: story of the first photo ever edited in Photoshop

A photograph with more than 30 years of history has become an icon in popular culture, or at least it remains in the memory of those who have ever used Adobe Photoshop, the well-known tool for photo retouching. Behind software like Photoshop there are dozens of stories. One of them…

Category : News and events   25-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Free Netflix: everything you can see without subscribing

To view the contents of an audiovisual streaming platform such as Netflix, it is necessary to pay a monthly connection fee. However, the company has enabled a series of contents that can be viewed "for free", without having to pay for them. To view Netflix's free contents it is not necessary…

Category : News and events   09-09-2020   by Luigi Nori

5 Remote Careers You Can Start Online in 2020

In 2020, life has moved indoors. School, shopping, entertainment, and work have all moved online to keep up with the fight against COVID-19. And with it came an enormous demand for remote careers. If you are looking to start a new career that you can excel in without leaving the…

Category : News and events   25-08-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to Pick the Best Macbook for Graphic Design Work

Graphic designers tend to do the majority of their work using a graphics tablet. However, a computer is still something you need. The idea is that you are bound to run into problems eventually, and a good computer is going to come in handy in more ways than just for…

Category : News and events   05-08-2020   by Janeth Kent

7 Most Effective Ways to Make Money From Photography

Many people all over the world enjoy photography. At first, it may seem difficult to learn, but once you turn it into a hobby, then it becomes a pleasure rather than a difficulty. And the better you get with photography, the more you understand and want to invest in better…

Category : News and events   15-07-2020   by Janeth Kent

Why do you vote the way you do in the age of misinformation and fake news?

In this context of the electoral campaign in which we are immersed, the 'political hoaxes' are becoming more relevant and it is expected that attacks to destabilize the parties and candidates in order to influence the electorate will increase. As recent examples, let's remember that disinformation campaigns influenced Trump to win…

Category : News and events   11-06-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to move Chrome, Firefox or Edge cache to save space

Caching is a technique used by many programs to improve their performance, especially for applications that run over the Internet, such as streaming programs or web browsers. This technique consists of saving all or part of the information being processed in a directory so that, if we return to it,…

Category : News and events   04-06-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to change font size and format in WhatsApp

Your WhatsApp messages can be much more original and fun by changing the font, size, or format. Here's how. WhatsApp is the leading messaging app for virtually everyone, with permission from Telegram, Facebook Messenger, or Apple Messages. And while there's a lot to be said for it, it's been getting better…

Category : News and events   04-06-2020   by Janeth Kent

WhatsApp: How to View Deleted Messages

Words are carried away by the wind, as long as they are not written on WhatsApp. Sending it was like getting a tattoo, something you'll always like, or yet it'll be there for years to remind you of a mistake. Then came the option to delete sent messages, a white card…

Category : News and events   25-05-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to enable Chrome's new feature that blocks ads that consume your CPU, battery, and Internet connection

Google has announced that it will begin experimenting with a technology that they have been developing for months, in order to improve the battery consumption of our computers and the speed of the pages we visit. In a blog post, the company announced that it plans to integrate it into Google…

Category : News and events   17-05-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

The Truth About Building Your Own Website

If you have your own business, or you are working towards launching one, chances are you’ve thought about building your own website. A strong, professional website is essential for businesses of all kinds, and a critical element to promote your business and build relationships with potential and established customers. However, as…

Category : News and events   24-04-2020   by Janeth Kent

Protect yourself: know which apps have access to your location, microphone and camera

When you install an application on your smartphone, you decide what permissions you give it, but it's not always clear. We tell you how to know if those permissions are too much...   Smartphones have become the target of choice for hackers and criminals who want to make money or extort money…

Category : News and events   20-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to check if the GPS works

Have you tried to share your location with some friends but couldn't because the GPS on your smartphone looks dead? Don't jump to conclusions - your phone may not be having hardware problems. In fact, GPS malfunctions are often caused by temporary problems due to poor signal reception or poor…

Category : News and events   10-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Coronavirus: Citizen Science projects to help research from home

The term "citizen science" is used to define the involvement and active and conscious participation of people of different ages, education and social backgrounds in scientific research activities: students, simple enthusiasts, retired people and amateur scientists, not included in academic structures. In other words, everyone is invited to contribute. No specific…

Category : News and events   02-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

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