Thursday, July 29

Reino Unido

China, ciberataques, Computación, Estados Unidos, Microsoft, Noticias, piratas informáticos, Reino Unido, Union Europea

United States accuses China of a wave of cyber attacks | Digital Trends Spanish

Antony Blinken, secretary of state of the United States, accused the Chinese government of encouraging the creation of an ecosystem that has made it easier for hackers to cyberattacks to other countries, in addition to encouraging these criminal actions for their own benefit. Meanwhile, the European Union and the United Kingdom have a similar opinion vis-à-vis the Asian giant, while NATO condemned the events and demanded responsibility from China. "An unprecedented group of allies and partners, including the European Union, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and NATO, will join the United States in exposing the malicious cyber activities of the Chinese Ministry of Security," said a source. interior of the White House. The Secretary of State pointed directly to the Minist...
ensayos, Fase I, Noticias, pruebas, Reino Unido, Salud, SIDA, Universidad de Oxford, vacuna, vih

Oxford University Starts HIV Vaccine Trials | Digital Trends Spanish

Researchers at the University of Oxford began phase I trials of a novel vaccine targeting a "wide range" of HIV variants. The HIV-CORE 0052 trial is part of the European AIDS Vaccine Initiative, and will involve 13 healthy, HIV-negative adults between 18 and 65 years of age, who are not considered to be at high risk of infection. Thus, participants will receive a dose of the vaccine, known as HIVconsvC, followed by another booster dose at four weeks. How does it work? Unlike other vaccine candidates, HIVconsvX is designed to induce immune system T lymphocytes and target highly conserved and vulnerable regions of HIV. “An effective vaccine against HIV has been elusive for 40 years. This trial is the first in a series of evaluations of this novel vaccine strategy both in HIV-negative ind...
Airbus, aviones, Cero Emisiones, cielos, ecología, hidrogeno, Noticias, Reino Unido, tecnologia limpia, Tendencias, vuelos, zeroavia

World’s First Commercial Flight Powered by Hydrogen | Digital Trends Spanish

Aircraft manufacturing company ZeroAvia successfully conducted the world's first commercial hydrogen-powered flight. It is a Piper M class six-seater aircraft, which took off from Bedfordshire in England. According to an article published in Sky News, the only thing it emits is water vapor. The British firm aims to make hydrogen planes commercially available in three years, which would mean great news for caring for the environment and a true "green" revolution in the aeronautical industry. Sky News “What we are doing is replacing fossil fuel engines with hydrogen electric motors. We also have an established fuel infrastructure that ensures the production of zero emissions of hydrogen itself, ”ZeroAvia founder and CEO Val Miftakhov told Sky News. The company also repo...
aparato, conexión, Gales, interferencia, Internet, Noticias, pueblo, Reino Unido, residentes, señal, televisor, Tendencias, TV, vecinos

A town spent 18 months without internet for an old television | Digital Trends Spanish

We all fondly remember the first televisions we had in our homes. They were true magic boxes that gave us long hours of fun and entertainment. Many are even unable to part with these ancient artifacts, and still treasure them more than anything for affection. The problem is that these classic devices do not seem to get along with the technology of this time and that is well known to the poor inhabitants of Aberhosan, a small town in Wales (United Kingdom). This town was inexplicably without an internet connection for the last 18 months. The most curious thing was the way this happened, since sacredly, the entire town was left without internet every day from 7 in the morning. No one really understood why this was happening, until a technical team from the Openreach com...
alcohol, bebidas, Escocia, LASER, Noticias, Reino Unido, tecnologia laser, Tendencias, whisky

You can tell if a whiskey is fake without opening the bottle | Digital Trends Spanish

It can be a big problem for those who enjoy drinking an exclusive bottle of Scotch whiskey: how do you know if the content you are consuming and for which you came to pay a significant sum of money is really genuine? For them, technology has become an important ally. This is because researchers at the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland (of course), have developed a new technique with lasers to accurately measure the authenticity of a whiskey without the need to open the bottle. The study carried out by scientists from the St. Andrews Faculty of Physics and Astronomy was published in the journal Analytical Methods, and it explains how the authors managed to develop this innovative method that allows you to see through the bottle to analyze its content. The researche...
A-Levels, algoritmo, Noticias, Reino Unido, Tendencias

English students are discriminated by algorithm | Digital Trends Spanish

The coronavirus and the inability for a good part of the year to be able to attend schools, has made a very controversial decision in the United Kingdom that has the educational community in trouble. It turns out that the exam takes place every year A-Levels, known as the final high school tests, however, due to the contingency of the pandemic, in 2020 the government decided that an algorithm would place the grades. The main problem with the algorithm is that, in addition to the notes posted by the teachers, it took into account the history of the educational center and the geographic location where it is located, as well as its socioeconomic conditions. This triggered that at least 300,000 students saw their real grades drop by 40%, losing access to universities. This ...
algoritmo de facebook, Facebook, holocausto judío, negacionismo, Noticias, Redes sociales, Reino Unido

Facebook algorithm is accused of promoting denialism | Digital Trends Spanish

When users interact with Jewish Holocaust denier posts, Facebook's algorithm "actively promotes" similar content. This was announced by an investigation presented by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) to which the English newspaper had access The Guardian. According to the study by the organization - which fights extremism and polarization in the United Kingdom - if a search is made on Facebook with the term “Holocaust” (Holocaust, in English), the platform shows, among the suggestions, pages in which it is affirmed that the Jewish genocide perpetrated by the Nazis during World War II never existed. The ISD also found links to publishers selling revisionist articles and literature, as well as to pages dedicated to the British historian David Irving, a well-known...