Monthly Archives: April 2021

In recent years, apps have soared in popularity. In case you were not already aware, put simply, an app is a type of software that allows the user to perform specific tasks. Applications for desktop or laptop computers are usually referred to as desktop applications, while those for mobile devices are known as mobile apps. Thanks to mobile apps, people have been able to improve and streamline activities to ensure that almost anything can be done quickly and easily. So, with this in mind, let us discover 5 amazing ways that apps have changed our lives. Socializing Social media apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok have had a huge influence on how people interact. Social media makes it easy to interact with people from all over the world. Moreover, most social media platforms now enable users to communicate via video and audio in real time. Keeping in…

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“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”. The popular French electronic band Daft Punk released their hymn to robotic efficiency back in 2001. It was a song about the potential of technology in speeding up the production process, while, at the same time, improving the performance of the workers. After twenty years, we have witnessed how the latest technologies have dramatically changed society and the world. In particular, I reckon that one of the areas that have been affected by an unprecedented revolution is the labor market.   My personal working history reflects these changes. About twenty years ago, when I landed my first job, computers were just a side accessory and, in many cases, merely used as multi-functional typewriters. Emails were already quite popular, but far from being a standard in communication. I spoke with people on the phone, and still wrote faxes and letters. Software were not very accessible and, sometimes,…

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