The standby symbol is well-known to all of us and has become a bit of an icon for techies all around the world. Outside of the IEC, few people know that it is one of the organization’s earliest Technical Committees – IEC TC 3 – that produced the world-famous symbol.
Many cities have begun introducing ‘smart’ technologies to improve the quality of life of their residents. It is now possible to collect data easily and, using algorithms, to analyse the data in real-time so as to formulate an overall picture of what is going on in a given area –
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.
Flowers, chocolate and cards are among the most common gifts given on Valentine’s Day. For the more munificent, gifts can also include jewellery or dinner at the restaurant. And while these gifts adhere to a certain tradition, could they not be updated by near-replicate technologies?