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Un especialista en informática, Carlos Soto habló de computadora, inteligencia artificial, robot y trascendencia con algunos casos especiales de computadora imposible.

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Computer Graphic Character Design

BY REIBE STUDIOS
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 20, 2011

A group of students from computer science and fine arts departments share with us the methodologies they apply to the creation of characters in computer graphics, and how they produced two short films. (in Italian)

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Tangible Interfaces

BY CARLOS VELASQUEZ
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 28, 2012

Our interaction with technology these days primarily involves touch displays, keyboards, and mice. We spend hours manipulating these tools, and getting results/output via a glowing LCD screen. While interaction designer Carlos Velasquez believes computers aren't going anywhere, he has the unique thought that they will eventually serve their purpose as a tool that involves more tangible interaction and response. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 3, 2014.

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Ambient Intelligence

BY GRAMMENOS - ZABULIS
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 20, 2013

Dimitris Grammenos and Xenophon Zabulis are principal researchers at the Institute of Computer Science and Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (ICS-FORTH) and key members of its Ambient Intelligence Programme. In cooperation with scientific and technical personnel of ICS-FORTH, they study, design, and develop new Ambient Intelligence technologies, applications, systems, and environments. They present some of the interaction technologies developed in the context of ICS-FORTH’s Ambient Intelligence Programme and related applications.

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Coderdojo: La Palestra di Programmazione

BY FRANCESCO BOANO
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 05, 2014

Francesco Boano talks about CoderDojo is a global network of clubs that teach young people in areas specializing in computer programming and computer technology. There are now clubs in 22 countries, teaching 10,000 children to write computer code and programs each week.

Founded CoderDojo in 2011 as a not-for-profit organisation that teaches children how to code. It aims to teach them creative problem-solving skills and practical creative skills and was launched in Ireland in mid-2011. The first CoderDojo took place on 23 July 2011 in the National Software Centre in Cork.

The initiative arrived in Genoa this year, with the opening of the first “dojo” at Talent Garden Genova.

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Painting, Sculpting, and Singing in Code

BY DAVID GUIDA & SARAH NAQVI SARAH NAQVI
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 25, 2015

David Guida and Sarah Naqvi wear a lot of hats... but the hat they love most is their "teacher hats." They are thinkers, creators, and leaders in a medley of grassroots organizations that promote good things happening for young people and tech.  They talk passionately about their initiations into coding, why digital literacy is important, and the directions we see it moving in the future.

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An Open Source Life

BY ROMKE DE HAAN
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Romke de Haan is a graduate of the program called homeboyz, a non-profit that takes kids in gangs and teaches them technology. Romke will walk you though his journey and his pursuit of happiness. 

 

Participate in Romke's life; he'd be happy to get coffee/lunch/cocktails with you. You can add his calendar by searching Romked@gmail.com on iCal, Google Calendar, 

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Worlds on Walls

BY VIOLA LIPPMAN
@ VOL 11 ON APR 21, 2016

With Worlds on Walls Viola Lippmann describes her graphic works with different kind of tapes on walls. Sketching her design on the computer she s applying about 300m of tape on one design. Within the presentation she shows to audience the impact of her graphic work in interior spaces, quoting also classics likes space invaders or pac man. 

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Изкуствен интелект - страхове и реалност

BY PENKA GEORGIEVA
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 26, 2016

Трябва ли да се страхуваме от изкуствения интелект?

Какво представлява изкуствения интелкт (Soft Computing)?

Защо някои хора мислят, че постиженията на тази област на науката ни застрашават като живи същества?

 Близка ли е сингулярността?

Какви са реалностите?

 

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¿Hay química en el cine?

BY ALBERTO COZ
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Profesor titular del departamento de química, Alberto Coz hablado de combinación de pasión y afición, que es la química y el medio ambiente de trabajo, y desde películas a sus aficiones.