It goes without saying that technology is one of the biggest changes in society today. Living in the digital age has brought new adjustments to every aspect of our daily lives, from our relationships to the ways we sleep and eat. With every new technological discovery, society has to adjust in different ways.
One of the biggest technological shifts may be happening right now. With the advent of blockchain technology, new frontiers have opened in various fields and systems around the globe. Blockchain is a digital ledger where all transactions are recorded and managed by users across the world, making it fully transparent and independent. Initially used for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the technology is now being applied to different fields. These fields include finance, politics, education, travel and transportation, and even entertainment. For further reading, check out our article on how blockchain technology may have impacted different industries in the Philippines.
While it’s been only a decade since blockchain first burst out into the scene, its impact on society cannot be overstated. Blockchain may be especially important for the legal field in the years to come. When it comes to the law, a layperson’s first impression may be that traditional legal systems are full of bureaucracy and unnecessary paperwork. Now, legal tech experts see the technology as a way to break through the bureaucracy and further streamline the profession. Here are some ways that blockchain has been disrupting the legal sector.
Investing in a smartphone with a good camera is always a good thing, especially if you’re living in this digital age. However, with the leading brands now releasing several phones that have different specifications, it can be a quite daunting task to weigh your pros and cons and invest in the choice that’s best for you.
If you’re on the market for a new phone with a great camera, we’ve compiled a list of smartphones that launched this year that you may want to look into.
With more and more smartphone providers focusing on camera
and screen specs, digital photography is easier than ever, but there’s nothing
like the heft of a good camera to really get you into the photography mood. If
you’re on the lookout for a new camera, there are tons of great models available
to choose from. But if you’re looking for a camera that gives you great photo
and video quality without the bulkiness of a DSLR, then mirrorless is the way
Living inside a digital reality has always seemed like the
stuff of science fiction. From interacting with pixels to touching holograms,
interacting with the digital in the realm of the real world has been a point of
fascination in movies and TV for decades. And although these may seem like far
off dreams, the reality is that these actions are actually much closer to our
lives than they seem. In fact, for many people, augmented reality has become a
part of daily life.
If there’s one thing that spells the future of an industry in more ways than one, it’s the electric car. With concerns over the climate and traffic in the Philippines at an all-time high, it’s about time for a new player to enter the scene. E-vehicles aren’t new to the country, or even to world history, but their spotlight is definitely overdue. Here’s a primer on the history of the electric car industry, and where it stands now in the Philippines.
A new arena is on the rise in the Philippines, and it might not be the type you’d expect. With internet speeds in the Philippines set to become faster, consoles becoming cheaper and more widely available, and the popularity of online gaming on a boom, the country is set to tackle the next frontier: esports. But exactly how new is new? Esports might be rising in mainstream popularity right now, but the history of professional gaming in the country is long and storied. Here’s a brief primer on esports in the Philippines, and where the industry could be headed next.
Living in the digital age has brought changes to our
lifestyles and societies that are both unprecedented and unexpected. In the span
of a few short decades, we have completely altered the way we communicate,
create and distribute knowledge, and even how we conceptualize security and
privacy. While many of these changes are simply the natural progression of
technology, there are others that require further efforts to understand.
In this article, Daydreaming in Paradise will take at the
blockchain, a fairly new concept that promises to revolutionize information
databases, and what that means for the Philippines
Living in the information age
means you have an abundance of newfangled inventions available. A computer in
your pocket, a small robot to vacuum your floors, a car that can park on its
own— all of these things used to be dreams of science fiction, but in the 21st
century they’re all very real. Technology and connectivity is changing the very
way we live, and probably the best example of that is also the newest frontier
in tech— the smart home.
According to the Tate Museum, digital art was a term that was first coined in the early 1980s. This was the period when engineers first put together a simple paint program known as AARON that would then be used by Harold Cohen, a pioneering digital artist who used AARON to paint on large pieces of paper. The technology soon evolved, and now there are highly sophisticated programs like Adobe Photoshop that can help artists push the medium even further.
With the popularity of digital art comes a few downsides. One
in particular is that unlike a sketchbook, digital artists couldn’t exactly
bring around their computers and CPUs when they head out. Luckily, we’re
entering an age where that won’t be a problem. Tons of companies are now
putting out tablets and tools that artists can now use on the go, and below
you’ll find a shortlist of some of the best.