Typical revolutionary situation
We can no longer imagine life without a mobile phone wearable. This device is so firmly “blended” with our reality that it is not even believed that some two decades ago few people heard about cellular communications at all. But, as they say, yesterday that seemed to us fantastic, now technological progress has made an ordinary occurrence.
Of course, all this is good.
And the only minus is that not everyone understands the features of new technologies and in their judgments about mobile phones make serious mistakes, which are common misconceptions in society. Perhaps the most well-known misconception is that supposedly mobile phones cause brain cancer with their radiation. However, medicine does not have information that the frequency of this disease in humans is somehow related to the use of mobile phones. Continue reading
A friend of mine, when he wants to unobtrusively demand respect for his gray hairs, says to his son: “I am an old one, I have seen a steam locomotive.” And the younger generation trails off in surprise and respect
I am not younger, I also saw a steam locomotive. And not only seen. The steam engine was pulling a train in which I had the chance to go from the city of Ostashkov to the city of Torzhok. Oh, glorious years, oh the great mighty Soviet Union! The pride of Soviet electronics. Computer “Electronics-60M”
By the way, about the Soviet Union. The USSR Ministry of Electron Industry neatly copied Western equipment, and once under my command came the Electronics-60 computer, which was called PDP-11 in American girlhood. The computer was cool, and my colleagues envied me. I myself did not believe my happiness – such computing power fell upon me. And after I added another 16 megabytes to the available 16 megabytes of RAM (not gigabytes – feel the difference!), I realized that from now on I can do everything. Continue reading