Monthly Archives: November 2017

Drug recommendation based on face recognition

In two Austrian pharmacy stores the company Bayer Austria currently tests a system which scans the faces of the customer. Based on the scan the software determines sex and approximate age of the person and proposes drugs. According to Bayer … Continue reading

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Session chair at online educa 2017 “Video Communities: Lessons Learned for International, Intergenerational, Intercultural Knowledge Sharing”

During online educa 2017 (6 – 8 Dec 2017 / Berlin) I will chair the session on the topic “Video Communities: Lessons Learned for International, Intergenerational, Intercultural Knowledge Sharing“. About the session: schools using video to connect learners across the … Continue reading

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150 Euro smart phone Thor Plus available

The smart phone Vernee Thor Plus produced in China and available for 150 Euro list price offers quite good functionality. Next an AMOLED display 5.5″ (1280 x 720 pixel, 16 million colors) with 13 mega pixels, 3 GB RAM it … Continue reading

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facebook netto win increases by 79%

facebook’s fast growth continues. The numbers of the third quarter  are incredibly high. In comparison to last year the netto win increased by 79% to 4.7 billion US $. The turn over increased by 47% to 10.3 billion US $. … Continue reading

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