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CalcuttaWala (765227) writes "Social media constructs, like groups, posts, comments can reflect the departmental heirarchy found in a corporate organisation and we are exploring the possibility of a creating a private, Orkut or Facebook style application to model a company. RDBMS based enterprise applications like financial accounting, inventory etc will be available as "apps" or "games" like Farmville that individuals can install depending on their need. Finally we would need workflow that these enterprise "apps" will trigger through through messages to specific inboxes. Can slashdotters suggest any platform that we can use that will minimise coding ? What could be an appropriate architecture for creating such a platform ?" top
CalcuttaWala (765227) writes "Each robotic brain needs to incorporate information about the real world and the means to process it meaningfully if it has to exhibit some degree of intelligence. Pooling this information from multiple robots and processing them centrally is something can greatly improve the capabilities of each robot. This has been attempted by a group of European scientists in "Rapyuta, the online "brain" describes objects robots have met and can also carry out complicated computation on behalf of a robot."" Link to Original Source top
Blogger parodies Shakespeare to ridicule Governmen
CalcuttaWala (765227) writes "One of the most important ministers in the Government of India has come out with a controversial plan to censor content on social media sites. This ultra accurate parody of the speech made by Mark Anthony at Caesar's funeral, as written by Shakespeare in his play Julius Caesar, is a brilliant riposte to this unfortunate development." Link to Original Source top
CalcuttaWala (765227) writes "US researchers say they have created a "virtual" model of all the biochemical reactions that occur in human cells reports the BBC
They hope the computer model will allow scientists to tinker with metabolic processes to find new treatments for conditions such as high cholesterol."