Why Geeks Rule the World? [Infographic]

Geeks“, lately it has been a trending word to use in online communities and what not? Some are Geek by knowing not much of Geekery but some are the real deal from the very beginning. It is the ability of detailing things beyond common human sense.

Geeks are everywhere, whether you recognize them or not, they do make the world goes around. Let me put down some names here; Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Wozniak, Paul Allen, George Lucas, Stan Lee, Mark Coker, Marie Curie, Walt Disney. Yes this list can go on and on.

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Is Privacy on Social Networks an Oxymoron? [Infographic included]

Is Privacy on Social Networks an Oxymoron?

Facebook, the social networking site founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, was initially a Harvard-only site, as users were required to have Harvard.edu email addresses to join. The social network later extended its boundaries to include students from other universities, and then to everyone across the globe older than over the age of 13. It currently has just under 850 million users and, due to the sites’ expansion and on-going updates to the interface, issues such as consumer trust and privacy concerns have increasingly captured the attention of the media and academic researchers.

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Driverless Cars: Legislation, Technology and Safety – Infographic

With Nevada passing the nation’s first law sanctioning autonomous vehicles in June 2011 (Assembly Bill No. 511), and driverless cars now being tested by Google, General Motors, BMW, Audi, Volvo, Volkswagon, as well as other car makers, how close are we to seeing these vehicles in every day life?

This infographic explores how driverless cars work, the legality of driverless cars, as well as their potential impact on one of today’s most dangerous and costly auto trends: distracted driving. Distracted driving accounts for hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents, injuries and deaths each year, along with hundreds of billions of dollars in damages.

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What is NFC Capable of? [Infographic]

You may or may not be aware of this term “NFC”. Here is a quick intro to the NFC.

Near field communication (NFC) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them into close proximity, usually no more than a few centimetres. Present and anticipated applications include contactless transactions, data exchange, and simplified setup of more complex communications such as Wi-Fi. Communication is also possible between an NFC device and an unpowered NFC chip, called a “tag”.
(cited from Wikipedia)

If you haven’t seen the Google Wallet, it is literally magical. Regardless the vibe, mobile payments technology is being around since early 2002. It was in a much smaller scale using near-field communications, more commonly known as NFC. The main idea behind Wallet is pay using your phone as a credit card (contactless).

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