Game Awards 2014 – Final gala in Las Vegas

The Game Awards 2014

Game Awards 2014 – Final gala in Las Vegas

Game Awards 2014 – In Las Vegas he held a final gala The Game Awards 2014. The jury, composed of representatives of the 28 most influential in the world of magazines and websites (eg. “The Guardian“, “LA Times“, “USA Today”, “Wired” and others. ), has chosen the best titles of 2014. the final five “best independent game brokethe Vanishing of Ethan Carterwas founded by Adrian Chmielarz studio the Astronauts. In turn, theGames that bring change,” passed the jury This War of Mine” by 11 bit studios.

United States hospitals pagers

United States hospitals pagers - Motorola Pager

United States hospitals pagers

United States hospitals pagers – In 2014. 90 percent of US hospitals still used the pager. There are an alternative to a mobile phone, but its complement. They check up where modern technology fails. Pagers do not have to be loaded, because just the simple battery. Coverage of their networks often reaches where there is no signal needed normal mobile phones. It is not disturb the work complicated medical equipment, so it can be used throughout the hospital.

Blocks manufacturer – earned record profits

Blocks manufacturer - Lego Forbidden City

Blocks manufacturer – earned record profits

Blocks manufacturer – The famous manufacturer of Lego blocks brings record profits recently. In 2014. Danish company earned on a purely 7 billion Danish kroner, or nearly 4 billion zl. With such results Lego has become the largest toy manufacturer in the world, ahead of the US Mattel (Barbie dolls from this). However, these successful Danish company owes not only the famous Lego, but also the film industry.

Concert behavior- The research carried out in 2014

Concert behavior - Crowd at the concert

Concert behavior- The research carried out in 2014

Concert behavior – The research carried out in 2014. For Live Nation Entertainment (Agencies dealing with, among others, market analysis concert, and accompanying behaviors.) In the United States shows that during concerts 85% of patients taking pictures phones, 68% send text messages. And 57% writes about the event on Facebook. One quarter of the respondents use the phone once an hour, 21% at 30 minutes. Every tenth respondent glances at the screen smartphone once a quarter.

2014 warmest year – According to analysis of NOAA

2014 warmest year - Haze and clouds obscure the setting sun

2014 warmest year – According to analysis of NOAA

2014 warmest year – According to the analysis of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 2014 was the warmest year since the beginning of the measurements. For the first time since 1990. Record temperature achieved without the influence of the weather phenomenon El Niño.

Deliberately shortening life – Consumer Rights Law

Deliberately shortening life - Bourbon Palace, headquarters of the National Assembly, Paris, France

Deliberately shortening life – Consumer Rights Law

Deliberately shortening life – In October of 2014. France was adopted Law on Consumer Rights, which reads:

Deliberately shortening the life span of products by manufacturers will be considered cheating.

In this way, the French Government reacts to one of the most profitable strategy of enlarging profits by corporations: the so-called planned aging the product, also known as programmed death.

GoalControl system – consists of 14 HD cameras

GoalControl system - GoalControl diagram

GoalControl system - GoalControl

GoalControl system – consists of 14 HD cameras

GoalControl system – The system called GoalControl consists of 14 high-resolution cameras on each goal is targeted 7 cameras. Each carries 500 images per second, and watching the ball with a deviation of up to 5 mm. Test the project took place in 2013. During the Confederations Cup in football, which took place in Brazil. The first football league, which introduced the technology of observation goals, was the English Premier League. Season later joined the German Bundesliga. At the highest level GoalControl system was introduced in 2014. During the World Cup in Brazil.

Fluorescence microscope – uses nanotechnology

Fluorescence microscope - Oligodendrocyte

Fluorescence microscope – uses nanotechnology

Fluorescence microscope – In 2014. Two Americans Eric Betzig (b. 1960). And William E. Moerner (b. 1953). And Germany’s Stefan Hell (b. 1962). They received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the construction of a microscope. Their device allows the use of nanotechnology, which until now was impossible. Using lasers and fluorescent markers can be seen even a single molecule in a fairly good resolution. Interestingly, the scientists behind the discovery of the above could assign the Nobel Prize in any of the three fields of science – the three winners will be closer to physics, but their invention can be applied also in medicine.