Insurrection in the ‘Denver Post’

On April 6, the people of Denver ate breakfast with an unusual image. The opinion pages of the city’s only newspaper, the prestigious Denver Post, were entirely devoted to criticizing an investment fund: the owner of the Denver Post itself, whom they accused of dismantling the newspaper for a handful…

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Fachin a Arrrimadas and Albiol: no cabéis

The exdiputant of the ‘commons’, Albano-Dante Fachin, sends a letter to Inés Arrimadas and Xavier Garcia Albiol, published in Fotlipou, where he excludes both leaders of the Saint George’s Day considering that “you do not fit.” “St. Jordi will always be ours and you are out, and for many years,”…

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Lenses that shine in the dark to prevent diabetic blindness (ING)

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from diabetes throughout the world, which puts them at risk of suffering from blindness or diabetic retinopathy, which accompanies the disease in its most advanced stages. Existing treatments, although effective, are painful and invasive, and include laser and injections in the eyeball. Caltech graduate…

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Ten great themes of GTK for GNU / Linux in 2018

Personalization is a big part of the Linux experience, and your desktop theme is no exception. The world of Linux desktop themes is constantly evolving, and new ones replace old favorites all the time. Of course, the desktop and GTK environments themselves are always changing, so add another dynamic element…

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We were Vladimir Lyájov, the cosmonaut who lived in three space stations

On April 19, 2018 died in the city of Astrakhan (Russia) at the age of 76 Vladimir Afanasievich Lyájov (Владимир Афанасьевич Ляхов), a former Soviet cosmonaut who was fortunate to visit three different space stations. In his three space flights Lyájov accumulated an experience of 333 days and 17 hours…

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They use programmable water drops as computer interfaces (ING)

The Tangible Media Group of MIT presents this design exploration on how water droplets can become interactive elements. For this, they use dielectric electro-performance technology (EWOD) as the underlying mechanism to precisely program the movement of droplets. EWOD provides a means to accurately transport, merge, mix and divide programmable droplets…

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The 10 most valuable ancient books in the World

The value of the old books has reached astronomical figures in the auction price in the last decade. Due to its rarity, for being unique in its kind, for its unique beauty or because they have revolutionized history. Such is the case of The Birds of America of the Haitian…

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