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Alexandre de Moraes rejeita arquivamento de inquérito

Alexandre de Moraes rejeita arquivamento de inquérito

Segundo o ministro do STF, “não há respaldo legal” para a manifestação de arquivamento de Raquel Dodge. O ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), Alexandre de Moraes, rejeitou a recomendação da Procuradora-Geral da República,...

Senador pedirá impeachment de Toffoli e Moraes

Senador pedirá impeachment de Toffoli e Moraes

As atitudes recentes dos ministros do STF acerca do inquérito sobre fake news, calúnias e ataques contra magistrados da Corte causaram indignação por todo Brasil. O senador Alessandro Vieira (Cidadania-SE) vai protocolar ainda nesta...

GLFW 3.3 Adds Vulkan macOS Support Via MoltenVK, Better HiDPI & Scaling

GLFW 3.3 Adds Vulkan macOS Support Via MoltenVK, Better HiDPI & Scaling

GLFW is the traditionally OpenGL library (now also encompassing the Vulkan graphics API) that offers a basic API for the creation of windows/contexts/surfaces across software platforms. GLFW works for both desktop and mobile, various...

Apple and Qualcomm bring their global legal fight to an end

Apple and Qualcomm bring their global legal fight to an end

Apple and Qualcomm have been suing each other since January 2017. The iPhone maker first sued Qualcomm for over $1 billion, contending that the chip maker was overcharging for its patent licenses, and in...

Circular Linear Motor Becomes A Micro Motor Raceway

Circular Linear Motor Becomes A Micro Motor Raceway

Over on Hackaday.io we have a lot of people playing around with the possibilities presented by cheap printed circuit boards. Whether that means making a quadcopter from fiberglass or a speaker from etched copper,...

Aliança quer conectar o campo brasileiro

Aliança quer conectar o campo brasileiro

As empresa AGCO, Climate FieldView, CNH Industrial, Jacto, Nokia, Solinftec, TIM e Trimble se reuniram para lançar a ConectarAGRO, uma iniciativa que busca contribuir para consolidar e expandir o acesso à internet nas regiões...

Deputados da CCJ contra reforma da Previdência dominam debate na web

Deputados da CCJ contra reforma da Previdência dominam debate na web

Os integrantes da CCJ (Comissão de Constituição e Justiça) da Câmara contrários à reforma da Previdência dominam o debate nas redes sociais: 64% das publicações sobre o projeto são feitas por deputados contrários ao...

Governo Bolsonaro investirá R$ 2 bilhões em rodovias

Governo Bolsonaro investirá R$ 2 bilhões em rodovias

Onyx disse que o dinheiro a ser usado para as obras nas rodovias deverá ser compensado no orçamento dos ministérios com cortes de despesas. O governo do presidente Jair Bolsonaro anunciou um investimento de...

RoboKiller v. Nomorobo: Which robocall blocker should iOS users choose?

RoboKiller v. Nomorobo: Which robocall blocker should iOS users choose?

Call blockers have made significant advancements, but so have telemarketers’ tactics for getting you to pick up. See how call blockers RoboKiller and Nomorobo compare. Source

Houve erro de comunicação em caso do aumento do diesel, diz Bento Albuquerque

Houve erro de comunicação em caso do aumento do diesel, diz Bento Albuquerque

O ministro do MME (Ministério de Minas e Energia), almirante Bento Albuquerque, disse nesta 3ª feira (16.abr.2019) que houve “1 erro de comunicação” na divulgação e posterior suspensão do reajuste do preço do diesel na...

Why the New "GDP-B" Measure Doesn’t Solve the Failures of GDP

Why the New "GDP-B" Measure Doesn’t Solve the Failures of GDP

Gross Domestic Product-B attempts to capture the added value of things we don’t pay for, such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Google and other digital services free to the user. B stands for benefits; the benefits...

Economic Stratification and College Admission

Economic Stratification and College Admission

The increasing importance of elite higher education is a symptom of “political capitalism” in which success is determined by political connections rather than by the satisfaction of consumer preferences in the marketplace. Original Article:...

Why Bother Studying Economic Theory?

Why Bother Studying Economic Theory?

What is most exciting about the Austrian methodology of economic inquiry is that, to quote Mises himself, it does not relegate economics to the classrooms, to the “statistical offices,” and to “esoteric circles.” It...

Entrepreneurial Decision Making with Peter Klein

Entrepreneurial Decision Making with Peter Klein

Decision-making can feel particularly challenging for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs face the unpredictability of the future with a limited set of resources, limited information, very little history of what works and what doesn’t, and few, if any,...

Economic Stratification and College Admission

Economic Stratification and College Admission

The recent arrests of actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman for allegedly using fraudulent means for getting their daughters into prestigious private universities has exposed a dark underbelly in college admissions, something that will...