Dark Matters, …

… is the name of the animation that i found in aindaapensar.blogspot.com while reading today’s posts at Planet Geek. It’s very educational and the creators made a very nice job turning those contents into something understandable for us, common mortals. So for those who think that...

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Gulf of Mexico oil spill

While i was surfing on the web i found a video, in a blog post, which was published 3 days ago to remember the environmental disaster that was the last year’s oil spill. It’s a short animation that gathered the estimated amount of oil that went to the sea and tries to split it in his...

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E-mails: hours to seconds

I remember those old times when i didn’t know nothing about computer programming and i was a member of the organization of the National Meeting of students of physiotherapy and after a conference about physiotherapy and spine related problems. At that time when we had to send some hundreds or...

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When UC website gets confused

Bug or not, this is what happens when i try to access my university’s new website with two common browsers: Both browsers, at the time of the screenshots, were with their latest version and the message doesn’t always appear, that’s why i called it “confusion”. But...

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Teleconferencing: The Kinect Way

Well, i was reading some of my usual blogs and news websites, when i found an article about this new MIT Media Lab project, the same “guys” that brought to us the Sixth Sense idea (this one I posted in my old blog). I first saw the video in this engadged article and it looks awesome...

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LCD monitor, How it works?

Recently i was reading ‘Geeks are Sexy‘ Blog and found this awesome video made by Bill Hammack ( “The engineer guy”) about LCD monitors. He unmounted one of them and explained the main components, their physical properties and how they work. I will leave here the video and i...

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Running on 11.4

I have just upgraded my system and now i’m using openSuse 11.4. Till now everything has been great, the upgrade process went well with no big issues and KDE 4.6 is awesome. Here is a screenshot from openSuse website: So if you’re want to try/use another Linux distribution that...

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12 of March in Portugal

Well this one goes to my Portuguese countrymen, it’s about the protest that is occurring right now in the streets of this poor country. I was supposed to write my humble opinion about it, but today a friend of mine sent me this internet link to read and I found that someone thinks the same...

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Goodbye Google Reader

After some years using Google Reader as the nº1 tool to aggregate my news feeds, yesterday I switched definitely to a new tool. In this one I have the control of all the data that I use and don’t give the usage statistics to some big company that maybe already knows enough about...

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