Media and Technology

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The Guardian becomes the first mass media certified by System B and commits to zero emissions by 2030

The Guardian becomes the first major media company to obtain a System B certificate The British media The Guardian is undoubtedly one of the media with the highest journalistic quality, which is inseparable from an important social commitment and ethical sensitivity. This medium has been a leader in the dissemination of information about climate change, to the point of even reformulating a vocabulary to refer to this issue as the "climate crisis" and producing a manifesto in which it emphasizes its urgency and delineates a code of ethics around it

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The secret plan that moves Jeff Bezos to accumulate wealth

Bezos, obsessed with science fiction, has plans for humanity to continue growing at all costs Amazon has become the most powerful company in the world. Its power resides not only in its capital and income, but above all in its model, in its paradigm. Amazon has the ability to quickly copy any successful product and at the same time has the ability to destroy almost any product, since being the world's store can alter the conditions under which that product is sold in its store

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A teaching of the Chinese book of wisdom behind the binary code of the digital world

From 'I Ching' to binary code and hallucination of virtual reality Leibniz, perhaps the last man who taught the knowledge of his time, is the father of the binary code that is currently the basis on which digital reality is mounted, the 0s and 1s of which the images we see on the screens are made

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Facebook develops technology to become holograms that share an augmented reality

The ambitious and disturbing virtual reality project on which Facebook works Days ago, the Facebook division known as Facebook Reality Labs communicated which virtual reality project they are working on, which includes an augmented reality technology "light and usable all day" with which people can interact with what Call " live maps

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They invent robotic garbage dump that throws itself into the garbage truck

The height of automation One of the things that most bothers people in today's society is having to take out the garbage. Due to the enormous rate of consumption of people, garbage accumulates quickly and with unpleasant odors. What the modern individual wants is to have to think as little as possible about his garbage and the problems that it can generate

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The curious beauty of the Starhopper rocket in action (VIDEO)

The Starhopper test flight was an event of a certain aeronautical elegance Rarely has a special aesthetic takeoff been seen, as was the recent launch of the Space X Starhopper. Beyond the advertising effect of this company that is characterized by seeking the striking, the Starhopper generated some delight for its small atmospheric jump, such as If it were a lovely infant

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YouTube will pay a fine of 170 MDD for collecting data from minors illegally

A measure that reminds us of the importance of protecting our personal data After a legal process that ruled against one of the big companies in the Internet world, Google and its YouTube subsidiary have been sentenced in the United States to pay a fine of 170 million dollars for having collected personal information from minors without obtaining before the due consent of their parents or guardians

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How digital technology makes you addicted by manipulating your brain's dopamine response

Modern technology uses your dopamine system against you Media analyst Douglas Rushkoff, in his book and in his Team Human podcast , has suggested that we should think of digital technology as a drug, whose effects on our consciousness we should evaluate. The way the Internet has become the most used drug in the world is by manipulating the brain's reward system, based on dopamine

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Do we live in a computer simulation? Professor argues that discovering it could destroy humanity

Professor suggests that finding out if we live in a computer simulation is too dangerous One of the theories that has generated more interest, both in the field of cosmology and philosophy and between Silicon Valley programmers and entrepreneurs, is the simulation theory, developed by Nick Bostrom in 2003

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Using your phone every moment and for everything causes leaks in your brain

This research confirmed the effect of excessive use of mobile phones on cognitive abilities. Technology emerged to make everyday life more practical: that is its raison d'être, to facilitate those recurring tasks that in turn are made of repetitive processes. It is no longer necessary, for example, to learn a telephone number by heart or read large volumes of encyclopedia or have various post-its in bathroom mirrors or portable agendas.

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The effects of technology on our mental and spiritual faculties

A reflection on how digital technology affects our attention and with it our meditative and contemplative capabilities There is no doubt that digital technology is here to stay and in many ways it can have positive aspects. That said, it is equally blunt the claim that poor technological "hygiene" can have extremely harmful effects on our mental and even spiritual faculties

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Note: you should not upload photos of your children to social networks

Everything that is published on the Internet is eventually accessible to anyone; for children, this can lead to various risk situations Memes, photos and videos that address the charisma, tenderness and pride that children can cause in social network users, are elements that we meet daily on the Internet

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Elon Musk wants to connect your brain to a computer by 2020

Musk's dream: connect your brain to a computer to get super powers At the forefront of technology and transhumanism, Elon Musk plans to connect several people's brains directly to a computer. Musk has among its many companies Neuralink, a company that seeks to create ultra-wide interfaces between machines and brains

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What is the new opium of the people?

There is a very obvious candidate One of Marx's most cited phrases is "religion is the opium of the people." Actually, the phrase goes like this: Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, it is the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of heartless conditions. It is the opium of the people

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Senator proposes to regulate social networks and reduce the distraction they cause

Videos that play automatically, infinite pages, user rewards: all this could soon be regulated The Internet is already for many of us an indispensable means in our daily life, whether to be in contact with our friends and family, as a work resource or as a means of information. In fact, this is how the Web was born: its initial purpose was to make information accessible quickly and efficiently

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The all-screen phone ... where was the selfie camera?

The evolution reached us and the first phone without selfiecam is already a reality One of the most important things for smartphone users is, without a doubt, the camera. Through the cameras, people have reached a new point of self-expression, which has been complemented by the development of beauty filters and software tools that truly benefit them

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A beautiful successor: why Dalái Lama's comments shouldn't offend

Dalái Lama becomes the new victim of political correctness on Twitter The Dalái Lama is in a lynching phase on Twitter, for repeating in an interview that he is open to a woman who succeeds him, but that woman should ideally be very similar. The Tibetan leader is accused of objectifying women and a lack of respect, of a kind of "materialism" unworthy of a spiritual man.

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The dangerous illusion that technology will solve the world's problems

The great fantasy of our era Modern humanity is defined by technology. Not only because he lives wrapped in a technological sphere - connected 24/7 but because in a way he has replaced what was once religion and the belief in superior intelligence with science, technology, algorithms and artificial intelligence

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People already spend more time in front of their phones than TV screens

A marked trend of increase in "screen time" on mobile devices The smartphone is, without a doubt, the central invention of the 21st century, and is becoming more prominent in our reality. This smartphone has become the medium with which we relate to reality, the window to the world. One proof of this is that people now spend more time watching their phone screens than the time they spend in front of a television screen or a video screen

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Apple will close iTunes after 18 years

Imminent changes in Apple services Maybe tomorrow or in the next few days, Apple will announce that it will close its iTunes service to diversify into three different platforms, one for music, one for TV and another for podcasts , as they have made known numerous media anticipating what will happen soon