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Digital services are what Russians are queuing up for
Why it matters
This application quickly became the most popular for iPads in the country. And while many western governments around the world have been offering this type of digital service for some time now, can digital create a shift in the perception of institutions in more traditional states?
The Spanish website Bicibuscadores wants to help victims of bicycle theft spread the word when their bike is stolen and warn others. Users simply pin the location of where their bike was last seen on a map. Next, they upload a photo of it and provide as much detail as they can about the circumstances of the theft. The report then serves as a warning to other bicycle owners in the area as well as potentially helping the missing bicycle find its way back to its rightful owner.
“E-cat” is an invention by Italian engineer Andrea Rossi. It’s a device that produces a nuclear reaction, releasing a large amount of energy without any radioactive waste.