Legal Startups: New routes to Law?

In what time do we live? A subject that has gained repercussion in discussions involving technology and law, legal techs are at the center of debates about the application of technology to the law and its repercussions for the exercise of activities that can still be considered conventional, such as advocacy or the judiciary. Ultimately,…

Tecnologia Social, Tecnologia,

Social Technology: Technique and innovation to promote autonomy

TinkerCAD, Forno solar da Pleno Sol, GNU Image Manipulation Program,Programa Territórios Sustentáveis. These are some initiatives that in an innovative way, and with the use of different systems and tools, contribute to the process of emancipation and transformation of precarious realities. They are conceptually called social technologies. This term is the product of a cumulative…

IRIS, OpenCon2017

IRIS at OpenCon Latin America 2017

The annual OpenCon global conference is a space for students and academic professionals from a wide range of knowledge, who are interested in open access, open data, open educational resources and many other aspects of open and scientific educational culture. On 12 and 13 OF October, the regional meeting of this event was held at…

Mídias Sociais Digitais e Saúde

Challenges and perspectives of the use of digital social media in the health field

Characteristics of the digital environment and behaviors typical of social media users seem to come to the attention of health researchers interested in establishing a bridge between the scientific community and society. In research with this approach, it is possible that the great contribution of social media is the possibility of reaching specific population groups,…

Inteligência Artificial

Is it possible to use artificial intelligence to determine the sexual orientation of people?

In September 2017, a research was published by Stanford psychology professor Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang, in which they claim to have identified the sexual orientation of people by analyzing photos of faces with an artificial intelligence algorithm (deep neural networks). The research has generated heated debates in the US and Europe, and has also…

Global Innovation Index 2016

Imagem: GII 2016 SCORES AND GDP The World Intellectual Property Organization published this monday, Augut 15, the Global Innovation Index 2016 – “Winning with Global Innovation”. The report ranks the innovation performance of 128 countries, based on 82 indicators and focus on the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. The report presents…