Pokemon Go was the most Googled topic in 2016. Which means by now you’ve probably heard of and likely played with augmented reality, which, different from virtual reality, adds something new to your current view of the world. Yes, those...Continue reading »
By Fernando Menéndez, Public Policy Manager, Telefónica
This piece was republished from Telefonica’s Public Policy blog – the original article can be found here.
The ITU (International Telecommunications Union) has recently published a relevant paper named “Connecting the unconnected” to highlight the...Continue reading »
The future of The Jetsons is near. Autonomous, semi-autonomous and completely self-driving cars are leaving sci-fi and even the prototype floor, venturing out onto real roads to fix human error. Yes, this means that it’ll soon be safe for us...Continue reading »
This is part two of the original part one published last week here.
Alternatives to the Turing Test: The right questions to ask to determine if it’s a bot or not:
Now, back to that Turing Test, which has been countlessly suggested...Continue reading »
By Eduardo Salido @eduSalidoC, Telefonica Public Policy
In September 2016 Jean-Claude Juncker proclaimed in his annual speech what every European citizen knew since 2011: “We are in an existential crisis,” stated the European Commission President. The Great Recession had hit not...Continue reading »
There are a lot of video formats out there, and not all devices play them with the same ease. Hence the need for a video transcoder.
There are many instances where the difference between what is desirable and actual reality is...Continue reading »
The first train to travel at 1,000 km/h may soon be a reality in South Korea, where there are already plans to build it in the “not too distant future”.
The Korea Railroad Research Institute, which is administered by the South...Continue reading »
With chatbots and robots having stronger artificial intelligence every day — and with the sure-to-be epic Blade Runner 2049 out later this year — one question is going to continue to plague us: How can you tell if you’re talking...Continue reading »
A group of scientists from Manchester have achieved the world’s tightest molecular knot, which will allow the development of new materials.
A team from the University of Manchester has managed to tie a molecular knot which is invisible to the eye....Continue reading »
Nowadays we spend a great deal of time on Facebook, Twitter, Skype and WhatsApp for both work and personal reasons. As they don’t have their own PC or Mac program, we have to keep the browser open with a tab...Continue reading »