Is it a dog? a horse? no, it's a robot

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I'm pretty amazed with the following video. It's a robot developed by Boston Dynamics, with DARPA sponsorship (yep, the same organization who financed the development of the Internet). Watch it and pay special attention to the robot's reaction around 0:35 of the video.

RSS readers should click here to watch the video.

Safari 3.1 Gmail problem

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If you upgraded your Safari to the new 3.1 version, use Gmail, and now your Shift or Tab keys are making your cursor jumping back to the To: field, here is the solution: change your default language to English (US); click on "Newer version" on the top right of the screen - only English (US) version has this option enabled; you are done, Gmail should be working perfectly now.

I guess people at Cupertino doesn't use Gmail...

Update: the same problem happens with Gmail for Google Apps, and I don't know how to solve it. Need a hand.

Apple, please open the iPhone

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Dear Steve, you should sell the iPhones as you sell your computers: like an open plataform where anyone can install whatever application they want, with full responsability and without your paternal control.

This way, you will sell millions of iPhones worldwide, and will be doing what you do best: selling state-of-the-art hardware running a gorgeous, user friendly operating system.

Trying to gain from the mobile operators is buying a war you don't want (or need) to. Trying to gain from the developers community by restricting the free flow of creativity is wrong, and against the values of the Apple brand.

So, please, don't be greedy, change your mind, or they will force you.

Brain hemispheres

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Another great Ted talk, this time from neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor which had a great opportunity for a brain scientist:

One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another

It's a very strong, emotional story, explaining the differences between our right and left brain hemispheres, told in the first person.

Excentric v2

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The new version of our company website is up and running. One new cool feature is the digital clipping blog, where you can follow the best, most disruptive and funny digital experiences being deliver worldwide.

To all involved in the birth if this new website, my eternal gratitude for all the hard work.