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The Story of Calendars

Remember the days when we used to source things in nature as a way to track time? Of course not. Or maybe you were a scout when you were still in grade school.

Today even the little ones want access to technology. But the fact still remains that days begin with the rising sun and end with it setting. The bright moon and stars light the sky in remote areas today.

Now imagine primitive man in the tropics. When the moon is full and big, it rises around sunset. Human curiosity and pursuit for logic must have led to counting days between the occurrences of these simultaneous events. That interval is still referred to as a lunar month.

Using this month, primitive man must have counted the lunar month interval between other annual natural events like spring or winter to get a lunar year.

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Software Abuse – At the Hands of Tech Giants

Children that grow up in abusive households assume that everyone gets slapped around when they make a mistake or spill their milk. When it’s all you know, you believe it’s normal. It never occurs to them that their parents are being mean – just loving them in a way that hurts. Like software companies treat us.

Software abuse is rampant and pervasive. It is being perpetrated by every software company – the bigger the company, the more severe the abuse. If you are thinking, “I use software, and I don’t feel abused”; exactly. You are that kid being slapped around, and you think it’s normal.

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7 Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a diehard tech fanatic after the latest devices, or a laid-back “average” consumer, you can’t help but look forward to the technology developments and trends that lie ahead. After a year with surprisingly high sales for smart speakers and virtual reality, and the debut of several new phones and tablets, we look ahead at what lies in store for the industry in 2018.

These general tech trends have the capacity to change how we live and interact with each other.

So what will the biggest tech trends of 2018 be, and how will our lives change, accordingly?

  • AI permeation
  • Digital centralization
  • 5G preparation
  • Data overload
  • White collar automation
  • Seamless conversation
  • UI overhauls

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Auto – What’s Hot in 2018

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DUBAI  — Things move quickly in 2018, and the auto industry is no different. From bold design concepts to innovative features that enhance aesthetics, performance, and the overall driving experience, automakers continue to unveil their best with each passing year.

This gallery showcases such brands as Alpine, Aston Martin, Bentley, and more. Go ahead and feast your eyes on the best of 2018.

Here’s a look at what’s hot in auto for 2018 – courtesy of our friends at wheel.thecontenthub.com

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