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U.S. Air Force: the world inhabit cyborgs

U.S. Air Force: the world inhabit cyborgsAs part of the research program Blue Horizons, which involves the preparation of an annual series of reports on the prediction of future technologies, the U.S. Air Force experts presented a video that clearly represents a tendency to blur the boundaries between humans and machines.

This process goes faster and faster, until the difference between man and machine will not disappear altogether, giving rise to the cyborg — a new generation of inhabitants of our planet. According to military futurists, social media is an important step on the way to this dystopia, reports CNews — Science and development.

Freedom House: Freedom of the Internet is reduced

Freedom House: Freedom of the Internet is reducedThe human rights organization Freedom House notes the increasing pressure on freedom of expression on the Internet in the world.

Freedom House released a new report on the freedom of the Internet. According to the findings of the organization, the state of online freedom deteriorated in 2011 in Azerbaijan, Libya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda and Sri Lanka.

"New laws restrict freedom of speech in the world: in 19 of the 47 countries considered new laws passed in January 2011, or limit online freedom, violate the privacy of Internet users, or provide for the punishment of those who are objectionable or inappropriate content publishing. Bloggers and ordinary users of the Internet are increasingly faced with the pressure and the risk of arrest for political speech in the network. in 26 of 47 countries, including several democratic states, at least one blogger was arrested for publishing the content or text messaging "- the document says.

Google Glass hazardous to health

Google Glass hazardous to healthGoogle has warned that its innovative glasses can be hazardous to health. They are wearing can lead to headaches and vision loss. Therefore, the company does not assume any responsibility if they will be used by children under 13 years.

Google on our support website reported that she was in a period of time will return the money for the points, if their owner will experience discomfort or blurred vision. As for the use of glasses kids, then Google does not allow their children to wear up to 13 years, not only because of the possibility of reduced vision, but also because they can break the device and get hurt on it.

World celebrates the freedom of the Internet

World celebrates the freedom of the InternetInternational organization "Reporters without Borders" (Reporters Without Borders) March 12, 2008 held the first day of free speech on the Internet (Online Free Expression Day) under the patronage of UNESCO, to draw public attention to the issue of free access to the World Wide Web around the world.

"Reporters Without Borders" — an international non-governmental organization for the protection of human rights protected by the freedom of expression around the world. It was founded in Paris (France) in 1985. The task of the organization — to fight against censorship, for the release of the journalists who have suffered because of their professional activities.

Each year the organization publishes its own list of "enemies of the Internet" (Internet Enemies).

On the very first day of free speech on the Internet March 12, 2008, "Reporters Without Borders" inviting people to visit the organization's website to protest against censorship, which some abuse the government, and to demand more rights for Internet users.

What will be the smart phone of the future?

What will be the smart phone of the future?During the first ten years of the XXI century mobile phones have become smarter, got powerful processors and operating systems. Actually, most of the new phones communication devices can be called a stretch, since it is only one of many functions.

In 2000, the company has named Ericsson smartphones such devices, ie smart phones. In 2007, Apple introduced the first iPhone, showing how to look perfect smartphone decades. Since then, the touch screen touchscreen and intuitive graphical interface has become an integral part of smartphones.