In many countries, teleworking has become the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the internet and electricity, there is very little that can’t be done from home, although online video conferencing is not really a sustainable alternative to face-to-face meetings.
For the tech industry, the New Year begins with the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas to attend the consumer technology show known as CES. According the organizers, CES will bring together over 4 500 exhibitor, 170 000 attendees and 1 100 speakers from over 45 countries.
UNESCO has designated 5 October as a day to celebrate our educators. And while many of us remember using paper and books to learn, increasingly, digital technologies are now available to help teachers educate the next generation of students.
Robots and drones can safely reach places humans can’t. They have been used to free people trapped under rubble after earthquakes and access dangerous areas, such as the Fukushima nuclear disaster, as part of emergency response actions.
Grab your headset and get to biology class, where you’ll learn about the body from an entirely new perspective – from inside! Like many innovative technologies, virtual reality (VR) is increasingly becoming a part of daily life.
Do you wear a VR headset to your maths class? Are you writing code to programme robots? These are some of the innovative technologies that are reaching some classrooms and causing the rethinking of education.
Grab your virtual reality (VR) headset and get to class…maths class that is. As the digitization of education, learning and training progresses, innovative technologies, such as virtual reality are making it possible to cater to the learner’s preferences.