Mois : juillet 2017

LUNAR, the closest you’ll ever get to the moon

« The AstroReality LUNAR Pro is a 1:28,969,000 scalemodel of the Moon that you can hold in your hands.Using data from NASA’s Lunar ReconnaissanceOrbiter, the LUNAR Pro is precisely 3D printed at aresolution of 0.006mm per pixel and features anunparalleled Augmented Reality experienceof the Moon ».

Source : astroreality.com – LUNAR, the closest you’ll ever get to the moon.

Amid Unprecedented Controversy, W3C Greenlights DRM for the Web

« The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards body publicly announced its intention to publish Encrypted Media Extensions (EME)—a DRM standard for web video—with no safeguards whatsoever for accessibility, security research or competition, despite an unprecedented internal controversy among its staff and members over this issue ».

Source : Amid Unprecedented Controversy, W3C Greenlights DRM for the Web | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Investing in Menlo Park and the Community | Facebook Newsroom

willow campus

« Working with the community, our goal for the Willow Campus is to create an integrated, mixed-use village that will provide much needed services, housing and transit solutions as well as office space. Part of our vision is to create a neighborhood center that provides long-needed community services. We plan to build 125,000 square feet of new retail space, including a grocery store, pharmacy and additional community-facing retail ».

Source : Investing in Menlo Park and the Community | Facebook Newsroom

The Word Choices That Explain Why Jane Austen Endures

« Franco Moretti, founder of the Stanford Literary Lab, which applies data analysis to the study of fiction, argues that certain books survive through the choices of ordinary readers, a process something like evolution: “Literary history is shaped by the fact that readers select a literary work, keeping it alive across the generations, because they like some of its prominent traits.”
What traits make Austen special, and can they be measured with data? Can literary genius be graphed? »

Source : The Word Choices That Explain Why Jane Austen Endures – NYTimes.com

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