Tag Archives: Data

State of Surveillance

The full episode of VICE on HBO’s ‘State of Surveillance’

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What makes Facebook run

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Beam Video from Space

The Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science will beam video via laser from the International Space Station back to Earth. Here is animation showing how the technology works, with an explanation from the OPALS mission manager, Matt Abrahamson of JPL, plus the video NASA slated for OPALS’ first official transmission

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An Amazing Interactive

Seriously you must watch this! I am not kidding! You have to press this link: Planes in the sky right now and enjoy the power of data gathering and real time interaction. It is from The Guardian and as they are saying: “To mark 100 years of passenger air travel, our stunning interactive uses live data to show every one of the thousands of commercial planes currently in the air, charts the history of aviation since 1914, and asks what comes next for the industry”

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The Brain Project

What can I say about that! I am not a doctor nor a person familiarised into brain operations and functions of the human body. But the brain project is more than that! It combines extreme super computers, advanced electronics, modelling and data minding! All of those with a collaboration of thirteens institutions and more than 100 companies! It is really promising and it will give us a better understanding of what is happening in there. Plus it is going to solve multiple health problems oriented at our brain. On top of that this collaboration between different institutions, scientists and engineers will not solve only the primary question of the problem but they will form new ideas and solutions into multiple fields supporting the main project. Like new algorithms for the data minding theory, reconfigurable electronic architectures etc

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170 years of Hurricanes

I’ve found this photo from Gizmodo, just minutes ago, and it is amazing. Basically it is a map created from hurricane data over a period of 170 years! Every single line shows the path followed from the beginning until the end of this powerful nature phenomenon. Here is a similar photo of the east side of the earth

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