Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chess figures moved with the power of the brain

The University of Technology in Berlin (Machine Learning/Intelligent Data Analysis) performs for more than 10 years research in human brain interfaces (Berlin Brain Interface). Recently they presented a new version of their interface to control figures of a chess game. … Continue reading

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facebook will enter the stock market on 18 May 2012

Mark Zuckerberg – founder of facebook – and early investors are expected to become very rich when facebook enters this week the stock market. It is the by far biggest stock market entry from an Internet company. Instead of originally … Continue reading

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MIT and Harvard university announce new open LMS MITx and online courses for the general public

In a joint venture MIT and Harvard University plan to develop online courses for the general public. The content shall be developed in a project called edX. The two universities intent do offer online content in different disciplines. Candidates who … Continue reading

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Different taxes on eBooks generate displeasure amongst publishers

The different tax rates amongst EC states and especially the very low tax rates in France and Luxembourg enable Apple and amazon to offer eBooks cheaper than their competitors.  According to an article within the magazine “Spiegel”  the EC already … Continue reading

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