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AR market gets a boost from pandemic

Augmented Reality is … real. there are now plenty of applications like: Surgery training and surgery assistance. Companies like Medacta are releasing tools and platforms to deliver AR (and VR) to surgeons and training students. Just few days ago the first knee replacement surgery was successfully completed using AR to …

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A changing world measured in Internet time

It has become a sort of tradition to see an infographic describing what is going on every 60′ (on average) on Internet. Last year Internet user reached 4.39 billions, an increase of some 400 million on 2018, 9%, a growth that is mostly due to the growing number of smartphones …

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So many Big Brothers V

Photography I was born in the age of film rolls. There were rolls with film for 12, 20 and 36 shots and before shooting a shot you always asked: “will it be worth it? Should I wait for a better opportunity?” The peak of film photography was in 2001 with …

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So many Big Brothers… III

Imag Apps Every time I use an App on my smartphone (as well as on my tablet, Pc., Smart Television,…) this app is getting data from the interaction I am having with it (and the OS is getting the info that I am using that app at that specific time, …

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Viruses and Bits

It’s Easter but we are not talking about eggs, rather about the epidemic. The virus did not take a vacation time and waiting for a vaccine that is still down the road is unsatisfactory. So many people are turning to technology and to bits in particular. There is an unlimited …

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An amazing peek into a fruit-fly brain

The human brain is being studied by big consorzia in project funded by governments in Asia, Europe and US. The Human Connectome is working to develop a complete map of the connectivity network among our brain’s neurones, a seemingly impossible feat. Smaller initiatives are popping up in many places and …

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Towards Smart Contact Lenses

I have been seeing news and hearing talks on smart contact lenses for at least ten years (more if it was just speculation). The hurdles to be overcome are just staggering and these have delayed the actual availability of products. Samsung was possibly one of the first “big” companies to …

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