The Connectivist is an online magazine created in partnership with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (i.e. the Internet and television people), and we’re excited to connect the dots between technology, innovation, web culture and TV with bold, entertaining and (hopefully) counterintuitive content. ·
The good: The HTC One goop incorporates a huge screen that is bright, colorful, and sharp. The camera is jam-choked with options and takes photos quickly, and the phone incorporates a powerful set of stereo speakers.
The bad: The HTC One goop is giant and significant and therefore the integrated tip reader usually fails to acknowledge finger swipes. The phone's battery isn't removable either, and therefore the One Max's parts do not match its high worth. ·
Published by Kalypso Media, The Dark Eye: Demonicon is developed in-house by Noumena Studios. It is a fantasy-themed role-playing game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Dark Eye: Demonicon features the original ruleset and game world of The Dark Eye series.
The Neoplatonian philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria, Egypt, was the first well-documented woman in mathematics. Her actual date of birth is unknown, although considered somewhen between 350 and 370 AD. She was the head of the Platonist school at Alexandria and additionally taught philosophy and astronomy. ·
On December 6, 1768, the first volume of the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica was published in London as , 'A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, compiled upon a New Plan'. The Britannica is the oldest English-language encyclopaedia still being produced today. The history of its 15 editions alone would be subject of an entire book. But although it might be the most popular encyclopaedia ever printed, it was not the first. ·
On December 1, 1981, the AIDS virus is officially recognized as a disease. Aids is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
The complete origin of HIV are not really known to researchers on this day. Clear is however, that the human immunodeficiency virus is very similar to the Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a retrovirus that is able to infect over 40 species of African primates. It is assumed, that this virus exists for more than 32.000 years, which was measured at the African island Bioko and the African mainland.... ·
On November 26, 1857, Swiss linguist and semiotician Ferdinand de Saussure was born. His ideas laid the foundation for many significant developments both in linguistics and semiotics in the 20th century. Moreover, de Saussure is widely considered one of the fathers of 20th-century linguistics and together with Charles Sanders Peirce one of two major fathers of semiotics.