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The coronavirus crisis has led to a radical change in work patterns. Teleworking has become established worldwide, and along with it new ways of managing tasks, offices and even communications between employees. But significant challenges still lie ahead if this formula is to become fully integrated.
The birth of computer science, inextricably tied to the events of the greatest war in history, the Second World War, would transform the world of science and technology. But it would also change the role of women in the scientific world forever. Her pioneering contributions were decisive in the development of computing.
The fifth generation mobile network has reached an inflection point in the crisis brought on by the coronavirus. On the one hand, there is the economic boost and also new applications that will facilitate the better management of healthcare and control the pandemic; on the other hand, the slowdown in the deployment of networks and global coverage. Covid and 5G have a much more complex relationship than conspiracy theories suggest.
The use of lasers is widespread in industrial or security applications and the technology is also central to the development of the autonomous car. But the integration of a laser sensor (LiDAR) in smartphones has the potential to be a momentous step forward, both for the photographic capabilities of mobile devices and for a new (and perhaps definitive?) breakthrough for augmented reality.
The rise of ultra-fast trains is presented as one of the most efficient alternatives to flights or cars. In addition to polluting less, they allow improving the connection between the different urban centers. But to establish itself as the green solution for mass transit, it still has to face significant challenges.