In preparation to Cebit 2013 (I am seriously planning to attend, this year), I have taken a look at what it is going on at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, US. Among the 20.000 new consumer products launched, Mashable selects the top 10 tech ‘objects of desire’: the impressive Kingston 1TB USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Panasonic’s 20 inch 4 K resolution Tablet, the world’s largest UHD TV and (impossible not to mention) the third generation LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Exciting gadgets!
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This news sounds alarming, but it is mostly inaccurate as AMTs use XP Embedded (aka XPe), which is a componentized version of the Professional edition of Windows XP. XPe is mostly employed for cash registers, industrial robotics, NAS, navigation devices, AMTs, etc and it will be supported until the 12th of January 2016.
A Linkedin Today’s article from LifeHacker looking into the unproductive abuse of multi-tabs. There is no correlation between effective multitasking and number of active tabs. On the contrary, multiple opened tabs often lessen focus and attention span.
Here the full article:
The full Wired article (on which my post is based):
I have just came across the news of Aaron Swartz’s death, co-founder of Reddit and prolific Internet activist. It saddens me that such a bright and inquisitive mind will not be contributing anymore to our ‘Internet society’ with his fresh and technologically savy ideas. I would like to pay a tribute to his figure by posting Cory Doctorow’s article, co-editor of Boing Boing: