Nowadays we are immersed in the information society, Internet has become the decisive technology: billions of people all over the world can access free and immediate information. There is an immense amount of data that we can find online, it is necessary to educate people in managing that information.
With the turn of the millennium came a new concept that referred to the digital interconnection between objects in the physical world and the Internet. It was the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) and, according to estimates by the US company Cisco, by 2025 there will be 75 trillion connected devices. As a result, the capacity for data collection multiplies and makes it possible, if analysed correctly, to obtain individual patterns on a massive scale. This is the Internet of Behaviour (IoB).
Every video and photo we upload to social networks, every document we store in the cloud or every message we send. Digital pollution seems invisible and is silent, but it is no less real. With the advent of 5G and the growing fight against climate change, the concept of 'digital sustainability' is taking centre stage.
The no code or low code movement is a digital philosophy that allows anyone to create applications and programmes without needing to know programming. It is what is known as "programming without code" or "visual programming". In other words, development that dispenses with coding languages to make creation a simpler and more intuitive process.
The use of mobile phones has been growing exponentially in recent years, especially after the emergence of smart devices. Smartphones are now our companions for work, social, leisure and even family life. However, excessive use can lead to problems of dependence, addiction and fear.
The smart contract is written in virtual language and has the power to execute and enforce itself, autonomously and automatically, based on a series of programmed parameters. With blockchain technology, its main value lies in reinforcing security, transparency and trust between signatories, avoiding misunderstandings, falsifications or alterations and dispensing with intermediaries.
The year 2010 saw the Alpha generation come to life, replacing the generation Z. Growing up in a digital environment, with all knowledge just a click away, will not only affect their experiences, but will define the way they interact with their peers. Here we tell you about their characteristics, the impact of digital on their development and which technologies will define them.