Coursera

Because knowledge is never too much...

Coursera is an education platform that allows everyone in the world can take online courses for free.
In partnership with several universities and organizations around the world, provides access to education, knowledge ... and an informed society is a prepared society. In Coursera platform can attend physics courses, engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, and other subjects. Each course includes video lectures on different topics, questionnaires and has to perform a miniproject every week and submit them to the platform. To evaluate these works, called miniprojects, a peer review system is used. Although in some courses this system does not apply, courses like of humanities and social sciences.
The Coursera courses have a duration of approximately six to ten weeks, with about 2 hours of video lessons per week. Some courses still have a final project or an exam. Are provided forums for the courses and some students organize themselves and create meet-ups for asynchronous study. However, the Coursera Honor Code prohibits copying answers, so the discussion should not change answers, but should practice a healthy debate.

link: https://www.coursera.org/

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Gizmo 2.0 - Let's see what it is about

There very open source computers that have been marketed in recent times, having taken this market a big boost with the launch of the Raspberry PI board which sold lots of units worldwide. However, these computer graphics represent a negative factor. These boards have become popular with the release of the Raspberry Pi, which sold thousands of copies around the world, however, there are other products also open source, which is the case with Gizmo. Gizmo will launch soon its version 2.0 that you want to end up with basic graphics on computers and open source will have a retail price of around 199 US$. This single board can be used to electronic devices with large screens or even interactive systems to recognize images and gestures.

Augmented Reality

Very briefly, augmented reality is the combination of three-dimensional virtual reality objects, and allowing real-time interactivity.

To create an augmented reality system to serve a real object reference, a webcam and software to interpret the image is required. The object is placed in front of the camera, is interpreted by the software that generates in real time, the virtual element and the image is transmitted with the overlapping real and virtual element. In the image was added information hence the name Augmented Reality.

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Raspberry Pi Model A+

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has put on the market last july, the Raspberry Pi Model B +. The users expected a more powerful equipment, but the Raspberry Foundation has informe that the hardware will not be released before 2017. However it is known that in the next days, will be released Raspberry Pi Model A + even more cheaper. we'll be waiting .... :)

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