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Experimenting on Aesthetics and Art - art-centric: sakrogoat: Leonora Carrington -... Digital, Social & Mobile Worldwide in 2015. 2014 was a landmark year for growth across all things digital, and We Are Social’s new Digital, Social and Mobile in 2015 report indicates that this year will see even more impressive numbers.

Digital, Social & Mobile Worldwide in 2015

Including stats for more than 240 countries around the world, and profiling 30 of the world’s biggest economies in detail, this report is the most comprehensive, free compendium of up-to-date digital statistics and data you’ll find. So what do its 376 pages reveal? The Headlines As we’ve seen in our on-going series of Digital Statshot reports, mobile increasingly dominates the digital world, and we’re confident that ‘ubiquitous connectivity’ will gather even more pace during 2015, as cheaper handsets and more affordable data connections reach further around the world.

Based on the trends within this data, we expect that mobile will help to push internet penetration beyond 50% of the world’s population during mid to late 2016. Singapore and the UK follow, with 9.1 Mbps and 8.1 Mbps respectively. Global Social Media For Brands. Digital, Social & Mobile in 2015. Estudio sobre el estado de internet y las redes sociales en 2015 en España y en todo el mundo. Cada año, We Are Social comparte un amplísimo estudio sobre redes sociales e internet para definir claramente su uso en 30 países del mundo, desde los EEUU a Rusia pasando por España.

Estudio sobre el estado de internet y las redes sociales en 2015 en España y en todo el mundo

Globalmente el estudio sobre internet y las redes sociales determina que de los más de 7.210 millones de habitantes del planeta, 3.010 millones tienen acceso a internet (42%, + 21% en un año) y regularmente usar las redes sociales (28 %, + 12% desde 2014). 3.649.000.000 personas utilizan un teléfono móvil (51%, + 5% en un año) y 1.685 millones de personas acceden a las redes sociales a través de estos. En enero de 2014, el 35% de las personas tenía acceso a internet.

En 2015, el porcentaje se eleva al 42%. Datos y estadísticas de Facebook por país - Owloo. Home - La Aventura de Aprender. 6 webs para crear animaciones y vídeos. Sabemos que muchas veces una imagen dice más que mil palabras.

6 webs para crear animaciones y vídeos

PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative. Ex-Apple engineers write a killer app for artists that turns iPad into a professional graphics tablet. Former Apple engineers Matt Ronge and Giovanni Donelli have created an absolutely amazing software solution called Astropad which magically turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac.

Ex-Apple engineers write a killer app for artists that turns iPad into a professional graphics tablet

The iOS application talks to the Mac client via Wi-Fi or USB which then translates your stylus strokes on the tablet into corresponding actions in virtually any Mac app such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Pixelmator and many more. Drawing on your Mac with your iPad works with most pressure sensitive styluses on the market. Your stylus strokes are transferred to the Mac in a silky-smooth sixty frames per second, thanks to a proprietary technology called Liquid that provides nearly three times more fluid responsiveness than Apple’s AirPlay. “For the first 6 months of development we had no idea whether we could build the technology to allow the level of image quality and performance suitable for the most demanding artists and designers,” developers said. Medium. Los revisores del tren: inspiradores de la informática. Los revisores del tren, hacia finales del siglo XIX, fueron los inspiradores de la informática.

Los revisores del tren: inspiradores de la informática

Concretamente, la forma en que los revisores estadounidenses perforaban los agujeros en varias partes del billete de los pasajeros para indiciar los rasgos de cada pasajero (género, altura aproximada, edad, color del pelo...). Object moved. ClipArt ETC: Free Educational Illustrations for Classroom Use. Alphabets The Alphabets ClipArt collection offers 1,193 illustrations arranged in 43 galleries including decorative letters and numerals, complete alphabet sets, and several sign language systems.

ClipArt ETC: Free Educational Illustrations for Classroom Use

If you are looking… American History and Government The American History and Government ClipArt collection offers 2,515 illustrations arranged in 26 galleries. The images range from exploration and Colonial America, to the American Revolution and Civil… Ancient and Medieval History The Ancient and Medieval History ClipArt collection offers 1,458 illustrations in 18 galleries from ancient Egypt, the Middle East, Greece, Rome, and Byzantine cultures. Animals. How curiosity changes our brains. Participants in the study were asked to rate how curious they were to find out the answer to a specific trivia question, such as: “What does the term ‘dinosaur’ actually mean?”

How curiosity changes our brains

The participants were then placed in an MRI machine that measures brain activity, based on changes in blood flow when the brain is performing certain tasks. The participants saw the trivia question again followed by the image of a person’s face and were asked to make a specific decision about the person. Finally, they were shown the answer to the trivia question, in the dinosaur case “terrible lizard.” After the MRI scan the participants completed a surprise test on the answers to the trivia questions and also on their ability to recognize the faces shown during the scan. Example trials from screening and study phases Gruber et al., States of Curiosity Modulate Hippocampus-Dependent Learning via the Dopaminergic Circuit, Neuron (2014) The research revealed three key findings.