Civil engineering, one of the oldest and broadest branches of engineering offers vast career opportunities in sectors across. U.S. national security advisor claims China is targeting election infrastructure; Belarus disrupts internet services during violent crackdown on protesters; Senator Harris’ nomination could signal better tech sector relations during potential Biden presidency; TikTok besieged on all sides by investigations and government action; and North Korean hacker group targets Israeli defense industry. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who is no man’s fool, has never hesitated to rush in where others fear to go, and so it was when he delivered the prestigious Nelson Mandela Lecture in the tenth year of democracy – for which he had fought as hard as anyone. South Africa was sitting on ‘a powder keg of poverty’, he said, as long as black empowerment continued to benefit only a small elite group. Tutu also lamented the fact that the culture of robust debate, which had characterised the anti-apartheid movement, seemed to have given way to servile, self-seeking flattery, with sycophancy coming into its own. Marshall McLuhan, the 1960s media guru from the University of Toronto, had a lot to say about the impact of new media on both learning and culture. Of course, there were no mobile phones or tablet computers at the time that McLuhan wrote, but his insights were not just about the effects of specific media of his time. McLuhan had much to say about the impact of changing media at different periods of history on the way humans perceived and acted upon the world around them. Recently I reread several of McLuhan’s books, and reflected on what he might have said about mobile technologies if he was alive today. One obvious effect on health and safety is the transition to sedentary work. Because more workers are sitting at desks for long periods of time instead of moving, they are experiencing higher rates of obesity and metabolic diseases like diabetes. Additionally, musculoskeletal issues such as carpal tunnel are likely with bad computer posture and repetitive movement. No one yet knows the vision effects of staring at a screen for 8 hours a day. Additionally, some studies have found increased rates of presenteeism (non-productivity due to chronic medical and emotional conditions) in office settings. The coronavirus outbreak throughout Asia has disrupted operations and upended 2020 plans for many technology companies, given the industry’s heavy concentration of manufacturing bases and customers in China and nearby countries. As I planned our filming schedule, the main agricultural tasks were pretty obvious, but one area I hadn’t particularly considered in terms of farming activities was construction. In fact a number of building projects came up during the year, from putting up a hovel (a wood store), to replacing the privy damaged by February storms. One of the first major tasks the experts had to deal with, was to put up a cowshed using only tools, technology, and materials available in the year 1620. To put things in context, this was a time when the pilgrims were setting sail for America, and James I was sitting on the throne, just a few decades before the civil war tore England apart.
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