It is safe to say that the year 2020 has set off with a rough start. It wasn't even here when a new type of virus called COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, emerged in a Chinese province Wuhan. In just a few months in, the virus has already infected more than 1.5 million people and killed more than 120,000.
You may not have heard of this myth, but Wikipedia has already summed it up rather succinctly:
"The 999 phone charging myth is an urban myth which
claims that if a mobile phone has low battery then
dialing 999 (or any regional emergency number) charges the phone
so it has more power." They add, "This was confirmed as a myth by several British police
forces who publicly cited the dangers of making such calls."
Living in this era we all are more or less aware of how much we useful and now necessary is having knowledge of technology and information. It is everywhere we see around us and therefore is crucial for all people and especially students to learn the benefits of technology and make them skillful in this area. The internet can be really helpful in developing knowledge of technical related issues. Some of the most basic and the absolute things that all students should know will be discussed below in the article.
Feature flags can seem both easy to use and very complex. Their basic concept is pretty straightforward, but feature flags can be very powerful tools and using them correctly takes skill. Here’s everything you need to know about feature flags.
Smart Homes are the latest advancement in home automation. This technology is quickly making a name for itself. Here are a few facts about smart homes that you have never heard of.
As of the date of publication, I stand as 18 years young. As an individual who has been immersed in the world of technology since birth, one may think that modern technology has no negative implications on society. However, the questions revolving around me have usually been if the future generations will lose sight of what to create, opposed to what has been created for us. Is it a tool to help us expand ourselves? As theorized by the late Canadian professor and philosopher, Marshall McLuhan, technology is but an extension of some form of human quality. This can be applied to the wheel as an extension of our feet, a book being the extension of our thoughts or social media as an extension of our voice. However, some believe that the rapid growth of technology has led ourselves to become dependant on it. To dispute the creativity of wonderful artists who use modern technology as a platform would be pure ignorance, but what of those who choose to only live vicariously through those who act, experiencing their creations instead of creating themselves?
There are few programming languages more versatile than C++. It can be used to develop complex video games, websites, and graphics-heavy phone and desktop apps. Becoming a C++ expert is a steep slope, but there are too many great reasons to learn C++ with potential benefits that are too great to ignore.
If not for sci-fi movies A.I Artificial Intelligence, Bicentennial Man, and I, Robot, no one would have entertained bizarre thoughts of man-made machines taking over the human race.
Originally invented to distribute graphical and text-based information en masse within a given time frame, printers have come a long way since then.
Few tech companies are as highly reputed as Apple. For over two decades, this company has managed to stay ahead of the curve, anticipate trends before they happen, and even become one of the first trillion-dollar companies in history.
Think about cars being bought. Do most consumers know where their catalytic converter is or its function? If the answer is no, there’s good reason for that. It is because the buyer didn’t purchase the vehicle to be an expert on exhaust systems. He or she wanted to purchase a car or truck to get around places and to haul precious cargo. The dollars that they plunked down in order to obtain a vehicle stand as the factor that permits them to go to a mechanic if they ever run into any problems. Most people are too busy worrying about the bills they must pay, the parents and or children that they must provide for (if the first case is worthy of it) and any other expenses that might arise.