Author: Ali Alarafat

The Arts, Sciences, and Technologies of GIS

Geographic Information Systems, commonly known as GIS, is relatively a new field that incorporates an interdisciplinary approach to visualizing data. This field is, in a broad terms, an intersection between geosciences (such as geography and geology) and computer science (graphics, data, programming, statistics). The main purpose of GIS is to represent data in a layered …

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Nintendo NX’s Cloud Computing Explained

Nintendo’s upcoming mystery gaming system codenamed NX has been the talk of the internet cloud computing circles in the last couple of months. Nintendo themselves did not reveal any information regarding this system, however, speculations around patents which Nintendo filed reveal quite a lot about the system. This figure in particular was quite the flare: …

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Living Hell: Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Editor’s note: This post has been updated and broken links removed. Please see our policy on broken hyperlinks for more. Hidradentis Suppurative is a depleting autoimmune disorder that mainly affect the skin and sweat glands. Areas of the body most affected are underarms, under the breasts, inner thighs, groin and buttocks. This disorder manifests itself in the …

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