Sciencie & Technology

Waste Water Treatment, Industry and Climate Change

Waste water treatment occupies a very important role in the wellbeing of our society and in the future of mankind. However, the future must be focused using a new vision of the interaction among the human population and the planet Earth, “Our Common Home” as Pope Francis wrote. The Industrial Revolution made a deep change in our society when manufacture went from hand processing to machines, and energy availability improved

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge: first impressions

Samsung, to nobody’s great surprise, has unveiled its latest premium flagship smartphones the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge during Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. While the big reveal may have been MWC’s worst kept secret thanks to a series of extremely revealing leaks and the broadcast of an advert featuring the new handset a full nine days before the presentation, it’s still the most significant smartphone launch of

Hacking industrial vehicles from the internet

It is possible to monitor and control float trucks, public bus or delivery vans from the internet, obtaining their speed, position, and a lot other parameters. You can even control some parameters of the vehicle or hack into the canbus of the vehicle remotely. Those vehicles have a Telematics Gateway Unit (TGU) device and a 3g/4g/gprs/lte/edge/HDSPA modem to connect to the internet, with a public I.P. address. There are thousands

A Short History of Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) is being touted as the “next big thing” in technology. We’ve seen these before; depending on your age you may remember 3D television and film, the iPhone, the Walkman, MiniDisc, DAT, “smart” appliances, colour television, and movies with sound (“talkies”). Some of these caught on – I hear colour television is rather popular – while some failed spectacularly. With its wide range of applications, however, VR seems