Cómo procesar documentos, resumirlos y organizarlos con Weava
Estudiantes, profesores o investigadores se encuentran con enormes cantidades de documentación que deben procesar, trocear, resumir y organizar para extraer la información más útil. ¿Cómo hacerlo lo más fácil posible? Convertir cientos de páginas en unos pocos párrafos es algo que todos podemos hacer con mayor o menor fortuna pero que requiere dedicación y ser capaces de extraer lo más importante de un documento. Preparar un examen, elaborar el contenido de una clase o realizar una investigación para un doctorando o para un estudio científico son tareas que, en principio, no requieren ninguna herramienta específica. Lápiz y papel, subrayadores, tal vez una libreta o fichas para organizar mejor el texto y poco más. Pero si quieres todas esas herramientas en formato digital, puedes contar con Weava, una aplicación web, que se ejecuta directamente desde el navegador web, y que te permitirá procesar documentos de una manera cómoda y eficiente. Capturar, resumir y archivar Capturar
Netquest - Statistical Calculators
Determina si la diferencia observada entre dos muestras es significativa, en relación a un porcentaje o proporción. Por ejemplo: tienes dos publicidades online para captar usuarios en tu web, la publicidad A y la B. Haces una prueba piloto y muestras cada publicidad a 1.000 personas. La publicidad A obtiene un 10,5% de ventas y la B 11,8%. Para usar la calculadora: Indica para la muestra 1 el tamaño de la muestra y el % que has observado.Haz lo mismo para la muestra 2.Indica qué grado de seguridad quieres tener sobre si la diferencia observada no se debe al puro azar. Muestra 1 Personas del grupo 1 que han respondido la pregunta. Porcentaje 1 % Resultado de la pregunta en el grupo 1. Muestra 2 Personas del grupo 2 que han respondido la pregunta Porcentaje 2 % Resultado de la pregunta en el grupo 2 Confianza % Nivel de confianza que deseas tener sobre la significancia
How dangerous is the virus? There are three parameters to understand in order to assess the magnitude of the risk posed by this novel coronavirus: Transmission Rate (Ro) - number of newly infected people from a single caseCase Fatality Rate (CFR) - percent of cases that result in death Determine whether asymptomatic transmission is possible How contagious is the Wuhan Coronavirus? The attack rate or transmissibility (how rapidly the disease spreads) of a virus is indicated by its reproductive number (Ro, pronounced R-nought or r-zero), which represents the average number of people to which a single infected person will transmit the virus. WHO's estimated (on Jan. 23) Ro to be between 1.4 and 2.5.  Other studies have estimated a Ro between 3.6 and 4.0, and between 2.24 to 3.58. . Preliminary studies had estimated Ro to be between 1.5 and 3.5.  An outbreak with a reproductive number of below 1 will gradually disappear. See full details: Coronavirus Fatality Rate
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CurrPorts: Monitoring TCP/IP network connections on Windows
Related Utilities Network Inventory - automated agent-free network inventory software. Network Inventory Advisor automatically discovers all network assets (Windows, Mac OS, Linux, SNMP-powered devices & more), scans them and builds network inventory reports. WiFi signal strength meter - NetSpot helps you collect data, analyze WiFi signal and visualize the signal strength of your wireless network on Mac OS X. SmartSniff - Capture TCP/IP packets on your network adapter SocketSniff - Windows Sockets (WinSock) Sniffer See Also NK2Edit - Edit, merge and fix the AutoComplete files (.NK2) of Microsoft Outlook. Description CurrPorts is network monitoring software that displays the list of all currently opened TCP/IP and UDP ports on your local computer. Download links are on the bottom of this page Search for other utilities in NirSoft Versions History Version 2.15: Added 'Run As Administrator' option (Ctrl+F11), which allows you to easily run CurrPorts as Administrator on Windows Vista/7/8/2008.
NetworkTrafficView - Monitor the traffic on your network adapter
See Also HTTPNetworkSniffer - Shows HTTP requests/responses sent between the Web browser and the Web server. NK2Edit - Edit, merge and repair the AutoComplete files (.NK2) of Microsoft Outlook. Description NetworkTrafficView is a network monitoring tool that captures the packets pass through your network adapter, and displays general statistics about your network traffic. Versions History Version 2.10: Added option to automatically export the network traffic information to a file (csv/tab-delimited/html/xml) every xx seconds (In 'Advanced Options' window). System Requirements This utility works on any version of Windows, starting from Windows 2000 and up to Windows 7, including 64-bit systems. Start Using NetworkTrafficView Except of a capture driver needed for capturing network packets, NetworkTrafficView doesn't require any installation process or additional dll files. Change the Grouping Mode IP Address Country/City Information Integration with IPNetInfo utility Columns Description License
See Also NetworkTrafficView - Monitor the traffic on your network adapter. NK2Edit - Edit, merge and repair the AutoComplete files (.NK2) of Microsoft Outlook. Description HTTPNetworkSniffer is a packet sniffer tool that captures all HTTP requests/responses sent between the Web browser and the Web server and displays them in a simple table. You can easily select one or more HTTP information lines, and then export them to text/html/xml/csv file or copy them to the clipboard and then paste them into Excel. System Requirements This utility works on any version of Windows, starting from Windows 2000 and up to Windows 8, including 64-bit systems. Known Limitations HTTPNetworkSniffer cannot capture HTTP data of a secured Web site (HTTPS) Versions History Version 1.45: Added 'Always On Top' option. Start Using HTTPNetworkSniffer Except of a capture driver needed for capturing network packets, HTTPNetworkSniffer doesn't require any installation process or additional dll files. Command-Line Options
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The technological singularity is the hypothesis that accelerating progress in technologies will cause a runaway effect wherein artificial intelligence will exceed human intellectual capacity and control, thus radically changing civilization in an event called the singularity. Because the capabilities of such an intelligence may be impossible for a human to comprehend, the technological singularity is an occurrence beyond which events may become unpredictable, unfavorable, or even unfathomable. The first use of the term "singularity" in this context was by mathematician John von Neumann. Proponents of the singularity typically postulate an "intelligence explosion", where superintelligences design successive generations of increasingly powerful minds, that might occur very quickly and might not stop until the agent's cognitive abilities greatly surpass that of any human. Basic concepts Superintelligence Non-AI singularity Intelligence explosion Exponential growth Plausibility
After the death of his old friend, Albert Einstein said “Now Besso has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us … know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” New evidence continues to suggest that Einstein was right – death is an illusion. Our classical way of thinking is based on the belief that the world has an objective observer-independent existence. We believe in death because we’ve been taught we die. Until we recognize the universe in our heads, attempts to understand reality will remain a road to nowhere. Consider the weather ‘outside’: You see a blue sky, but the cells in your brain could be changed so the sky looks green or red. In truth, you can’t see anything through the bone that surrounds your brain. Consider the famous two-slit experiment. Or consider Heisenberg’s famous uncertainty principle. Death doesn’t exist in a timeless, spaceless world. Bizarre?
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Electrical signatures of consciousness in the dying brain
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The "near-death experience" reported by cardiac arrest survivors worldwide may be grounded in science, according to research at the University of Michigan Health System. Whether and how the dying brain is capable of generating conscious activity has been vigorously debated. But in this week’s PNAS Early Edition, a U-M study shows shortly after clinical death, in which the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing to the brain, rats display brain activity patterns characteristic of conscious perception. “This study, performed in animals, is the first dealing with what happens to the neurophysiological state of the dying brain,” says lead study author Jimo Borjigin, Ph.D., associate professor of molecular and integrative physiology and associate professor of neurology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Approximately 20 percent of cardiac arrest survivors report having had a near-death experience. The brain is assumed to be inactive during cardiac arrest.
People who use your app or site have a particular goal. Often the one thing that is standing between the user and his goal is a form. Because forms still remain the one of the most important type of interaction for users on the web and in the apps. In fact, forms are often considered to be the final step of the journey to the completion of goals. Forms are just a means to an end. Users should be able to complete forms quickly and without confusion. In this article, you’ll see practical guidelines that have been crafted from usability testing, field testing, eye tracking and actual complaints made by disgruntled users. The Components Of Forms The typical form has following five components: Structure. Forms could also have following components: Assistance. This article covers many aspects related to the structure, input fields, labels and action buttons. Form Structure A form is a conversation. Only Ask What’s Required Make sure you only ask what you really need. Order the Form Logically Labels
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Promoting 3D Printing With 3D Printing
It seems any time a conversation about desktop 3D printing comes up, somebody will utter the words, “toys & tchotchkes.” You can almost feel the air deflate from the conversation. Those in the business will immediately fire back with all the great things they’ve seen produced on these machines. We all know what toys are, but what exactly is a tchotchke? Promotional Products are Big Business You know, there’s another industry that gets the same rap. 8 in 10 consumers own between 1 and 10 promotional products53% of these people use a promotional product at least once a week6 in 10 of them keep promotional products for up to two yearsOnly one in five people will trash an unwanted promotional productBefore receiving a promotional product, 55% of people had done business with the advertiser. Who buys promotional products? In the US alone, it’s a $21 billion industry. 3D Printed Promotional Products So, why aren’t desktop 3D printer manufacturers more attuned to this market? Here’s my point.
Turning a Picture into a 3D Model: Convert Photos to 3D
Posted By Zach Correa on Jan 20, 2016 | When you are walking down the street and you see an amazing squirrel crossing your path, have you ever thought to yourself “how can I 3D Print it”? Well, I have some good news for you; if you have a picture of it then you can turn it into a 3D model and 3D print it! From 1 to 100 hundred pictures, several effective solutions are available to help you turn a picture into a 3D model. The results of your model depend on the number and quality of the photos you take; the more photos and the higher the resolution the more detailed your 3D model will be. You don’t need to be a professional 3D artist, but with an ounce of 3D skill and enough time, everyone can achieve a good 3D character and print it. In this article, you will find an overview of different solutions to answer your question “how can I convert my picture into a 3D model ?”. You’ll see that 3D printers can give life to your best images. How can you turn one picture into a 3D model Smoothie 3D
Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo - New York - Day 1 - Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 The Session Description will be available shortly. Keynote: The separation of craniopagus twins is an extremely difficult undertaking not only due to the inherent risks and anatomical complexity of each case, but also due to the variation that is present between each set of twins. Limited autologous materials with which the plastic surgeons can reconstruct the scalp and skull after separation are also a key challenge. Virtual surgical planning (VSP) combines 3D-modeling and simulation software for the purpose of precisely planning complex surgery, making it an ideal tool in craniopagus separation. 3D-printing customized guides and jigs allows for the precise translation of VSP onto the operating table. Speaker Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Montefiore Medical Center Track 2 - Medical: Co-Director, Center for Craniofacial Regeneration Columbia University Medical Center Technology Development Fellow MirrorMe3D
Economists may be underestimating the impact on labor markets of increasing automation and the rise of artificial intelligence, according to a post published on the Bank of England’s staff blog on Wednesday. “The potential for simultaneous and rapid disruption, coupled with the breadth of human functions that AI might replicate, may have profound implications for labor markets,” BOE regional agents Mauricio Armellini and Tim Pike wrote in the Bank Underground post. “Economists should seriously consider the possibility that millions of people may be at risk of unemployment, should these technologies be widely adopted.” Robots and intelligent machines threaten to replace workers in industries from finance to retail to haulage, with BOE Chief Economist Andrew Haldane estimating in 2015 that 15 million British jobs and 80 million in the U.S. could be lost to automation. “Economists looking at previous industrial revolutions observe that none of these risks have transpired,” they wrote.
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In the public conversation about the mass incarceration crisis in the US, there’s a widely accepted diagnosis for why the country’s prisons and jails are bursting at the seams. The story—propelled by academics, politicians, journalists, Oscar-nominated documentaries, and civic-minded celebrities—goes like this: The US prison population is ballooning because the “War on Drugs” needlessly put countless drug offenders behind bars; non-violent felons are getting egregiously long sentences; private prisons are a cancer on the system; and that a lot of this can be blamed—and should be resolved—by the federal government in Washington, DC. “We focus on the wrong thing and we actually adopt policies that won’t work.” But criminologist and law professor John Pfaff thinks that all this—what he calls the “Standard Story” of mass incarceration gets many things wrong. What the Standard Story gets wrong But there is a danger in focusing on non-violent drug offenders, he says. The prosecutor problem
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