While other tech leaders glad-hand with The Donald, Mark Zuckerberg is facing him head on. Today the Facebook CEO called out the President for his unamerican views that demonize immigrants, while also tactfully encouraging the few positive policies and comments Trump has offered on the subject. You should read Zuckerberg’s full Facebook post on the…

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The rise of APIs — TechCrunch

It’s been almost five years since we heard that “software is eating the world.” The number of SaaS applications has exploded and there is a rising wave of software innovation in the area of APIs that provide critical connective tissue and increasingly important functionality. There has been a proliferation of third-party API companies, which is…

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Enfermedades de los niños: Displasia congénita de cadera.

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¿Qué es la displasia congénita de cadera (DCC)?

La displasia de cadera es un trastorno congénito (presente al nacer) de la articulación de la cadera. Se produce en uno de cada 1.000 nacidos vivos. Lacadera articulación de la cadera se forma como una articulación de bola y cótilo. En la DCC, el cótilo (o acetábulo) de la cadera puede ser poco profundo, lo que permite que la “bola” del hueso del muslo, también llamada cabeza femoral, se deslice hacia adentro y hacia afuera del cótilo. La “bola” puede salirse en forma parcial o total del acetábulo.

La mayor incidencia de casos de DDC se produce en las primogénitas en cuyos antecedentes familiares existe un familiar cercano con este trastorno.

Causas de la displasia congénita de cadera.

La displasia de la cadera se considera un “rasgo hereditario multifactorial”. La expresión herencia multifactorial significa que el defecto congénito puede ser provocado por…

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Grazing Before The Storm

Flights. Camera. Satisfaction.

Grazing Before The Storm, French Alps

Is it just me, or is there something special about the sound of cow bells ringing through the mountains? It immediately puts a smile on my face. So I was a pretty happy chap when I came across this field of grazing cows on my way back down from Pointe de la Rochette near Annecy.

What struck me most in this scene was the contrast. Not only do the white, leafless trees really stand out against the backdrop of evergreen firs, but the sunlight bathing the field in light provides no warning of the stormy clouds approaching.

I quickly switched out my wide angle lens for a trusty 50-200mm telephoto to snap this shot. It’s not something I use very often, but I’m slowly learning how best to take advantage of it. Do you like to use a zoom lens for landscape photography? Maybe you have some tips? I’d love…

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