The mythology Greek points to Pandora as the first woman created by Zeus . His creation was a response to the trap that Prometheus committed by stealing fire from this God and grant it to men. Given this fact, Zeus gave life to Pandora to implant the evil in the land .
He myth indicates that Pandora He opened the box that housed the evils, causing them to expand across the planet. This box, which is an amphora in some versions of the myth, is known as the Pandora's box .
Today the notion of Pandora's box to name that conduct which, unthinkably, causes a calamitous effect . For example: "With his statements, the young soccer player uncovered Pandora's box and caused chaos in the club", "The launch of the book was like the opening of Pandora's box: the demands against the writer were not long in coming", "Investigators found a Pandora's box full of evidence that framed various officials.".
The term Pandora It is used in other areas, but always as a proper name. In the astronomy , Pandora is one of the satellites of planet Saturn and an asteroid discovered in 1858 . "Pandora" It is also the title of a novel published in 1998 by the American writer Anne Rice .
Within the scope of the technology , Pandora it is a portable video game console that was launched in 2008 . It is a hybrid between console and computer, which was designed to take advantage of open source programs and applications (open source) that existed so far, as well as encouraging independent development to add functionality without the typical restrictions of large company devices.
The company Responsible for the Pandora console is OpenPandora, consisting of former distributors and community members of the GP32 and GP2X portable consoles (both open source) launched in 2001 and 2005, respectively. When Pandora was announced, its designers promised that it would be more powerful than any other portable console created so far.
On the other hand, since 2000 there is a radio Pandora online, created by a group of music lovers who wanted to capture the very essence of this art. So much so that the original name of the venture was Musical Genome Project. To achieve this purpose, they set out to analyze the deepest aspects of the songs, such as their rhythm, harmony, melodies, arrangements, instrumentation and their lyrics, among others.
Thanks to this detailed classification, Pandora can provide its users with absolutely personalized stations, through analysis genomic of the songs chosen by them to find all that are related. Among the options available once the list of topics has been suggested, it is possible to rate each one of them, propose others that have not been selected and also send original creations whenever authorship is available.
Pandora radio is available in Australia, New Zealand and North America. However, there is also a site called Global Pandora, which offers the possibility of accessing Pandora stations from anywhere in the world. It is worth mentioning that it is not a service free, although its cost is not very high: for a week, the price is 0.99 euros; for a month, of 1.99 euros; For one year, the payment amounts to 19.99 euros. Interestingly, it is not possible to make the payment through PayPal, but the options are American Express, MasterCard and Visa credit cards.
Pandora Finally, it is the stage name of a Swedish singer (Anneli Magnusson ) and the erotic model Pandora Peaks (whose real name is Stephanie Schick ).