Etiqueta: new technologies

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The long and winding road

Limited adoption of development standards suggests that we still do not understand why software is so difficult to produce. Software standardisation has been limited by our poor understanding of humans’ role at the origin of technological diversity.

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DECRESIM, molecular magnetism and the advance of quantum computing

DECRESIM is a project funded by the European Research Council. Its objective is to advance the use of magnetic molecules to understand some quantum phenomena better. This excellent group of the University of Valencia wants to research the laws of the microscopic world, generally unknown,

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Objective: capturing the tiger

We have created a globalized society, but it is not only human populations that are increasingly interconnected. The movement of invasive species and disease vectors along our expanding routes of trade and migration presents us with serious problems of environmental change and novel public health

Paradigm

The work of economists, which is so important, is ascribed to the field of human decisions. These are emotional and, therefore, irreducible to the scientific method.

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Gratitude

At least in villages,our great-grandparents lived almost as the Romans. To reach their standard of living, it took the whole history of civilized humanity.

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«Smart»

My thingy (a smartphone) is not smart. Versatile and fast, yes; intelligent, not at all. It controls a lot of routines and no reasoning. That is not intelligence.