The theme of this year’s World Teachers Day, which falls on 5 October, is the vital role played by teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Helping students adjust to distance learning is one of the many challenges that teachers have faced in 2020.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), 5,5 Gigawatt (GW) of additional nuclear capacity were connected to the grid and 9,4 GW were permanently shut down, bringing global nuclear capacity to 443 GW in 2019.
Cities can benefit from the widespread use of technology and data. New technologies are available that can help cities better understand and respond to the needs of their residents. However, to fully leverage the benefits of these technologies, standards are needed.
To help face these challenges and fully embrace the complexities of communication technologies and architectures, the IEC has set up a new systems group, SyC COMM, with the aim of providing a holistic approach to their standardization.
The joint IEC and ISO committee on information technology recently accepted a new organization as a ISO/IEC JTC 1 PAS submitter: the Joint Development Foundation. JDF is a part of the Linux Foundation, offering members a platform for the development of technical specifications.
In the field of computer technology, human to machine interfaces have progressed from the use of punch cards to onscreen textual commands and graphical user interfaces. Recent developments have incorporated touch screens and voice commands commonly used with digital assistants, tablet