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Monday, 19 December 2011

Google Zeitgeist: 1 year in 3 minutes

I suggest all of you have a look at this video made by Google, which shows, in less than 3 minutes, a summary of memorable events that have taken place in 2011, based on the most popular searches conducted by users during the past 12 months. Pretty cool: 1 year of our life in less than 3 minutes!

Friday, 16 December 2011

A new bug on Facebook?

Prior to the launching of Facebook's Timeline your private pictures (pictures restricted only to some groups of friends, or to friends of friends) were absolutely inaccessible to the public. It's a basic principle of privacy, and hence, one of the main worries of Facebook. With regards to this subject, lately it seems that Facebook is having serious privacy issues, which reached its peak with the publication of some Mark Zuckerberg's private pictures. Before Timeline's release, even if you would send the link of a picture to a person that wasn't allowed to see it, he or she would just see a message from Facebook stating they don't have permission to see the content. Something like this:

Thursday, 15 December 2011

New Google Map Maker

With this new tool you can add your favorite places, create and share different routes and also to design the buildings you already know. Once Google accepts your contributions, the whole world will see them on Google Maps and Google Earth. You will add roads, edit places and revise other contributions in your city.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Movie Posters

A movie poster needs to grab people's attention, probably it is the first contact that they will have with movie before the trailer. The poster needs to cause an impact to be remembered and also to help the client to understand what the it is about. On this Post you will find 3 different posters, and each of them with a tutorial to create one for yourself.

1) Lord of the Rings Tutorial

2) Indiana Jones Tutorial

3) Pirates of Caribbean Tutorial

Thursday, 8 December 2011

More than 10 billion apps have been downloaded from Google's Android Market

More important than the amount of the downloaded apps is the incredible growth of the last year. The rate per month is one billion app downloads per month.
To celebrate that, Google offers some apps for only 10 cents each. Let's go shopping! You have until the 16th of december to buy them.
What will happens in 2012? Sure it will be amazing!

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

High speed photography

Taking a simple picture is an easy job, but a high speed photograph is not. The high speed technique demands a skilled photographer, that will be able to capture the exact moment of the scene. This type of photography is an exercise in patience and requires a lot of trial and error. Enjoy the photos below!

François Dorothé

Thursday, 1 December 2011

What if...?

This is what the world would look like if...

The four stages of "Getting" Twitter

This infographic shows how you get different stages when you start using Twitter.

There are four stages. The first one is about the skepticism. In the second one, the user tries to enjoy and understand Twitter. After that, the user says "Ohhh, so that's what Twitter is about!" and finally, in the four stage starts the addiction to Twitter.