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Miguel A. Tovar  I 💓 Barcelona

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During the #MWC17 IBM and SOFTlab (NYC-based design studio) have unveiled a unique sculpture designed by architects who were inspired by a version of IBM Watson that has been trained on the work of Gaudi.

December 24th is called in Spain Nochebuena (Goodnight), which is a family celebration. Traditionally families get together at home for a special dinner.
In Catalonia children beat the Tió de Nadal or Christmas log (in the picture) with a stick asking for it to poop a lot of presents... #nochebuena #tiodenadal #navidad #nadal #christmas

A Caganer is a figurine depicted in the act of defecation appearing in nativity scenes in Catalonia and neighbouring areas with Catalan culture such as Andorra, Valencia, and Northern Catalonia (in southern France). It is most popular and widespread in these areas, but can also be found in other areas of Spain (Murcia), Portugal, and southern Italy (Naples). The name "El Caganer” literally means "the crapper" or "the shitter" . Traditionally, the figurine is depicted as a peasant, wearing the traditional Catalan red cap (the barretina) and with his trousers down, showing a bare backside, and defecating. (Source: Wikipedia). #caganer #barcelona #catalunya #catalonia

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