Training and development have always gone hand-in-hand, but more so in recent times. The exclusively theoretical conception of knowledge has given way to a practical, committed line of thought that seeks to become involved in society and to contribute to improving it.
Electrical engineer Manuel Piñuela has developed Freevolt, a system that uses ambient energy to charge the batteries of IoT devices.
“Reading gives us a place where we can go when we have to stay where we are”, said the British academic and aphorist Mason Cooley. The fact is, every novel is a trip in time and space; it puts us in other people’s shoes and shows us parallel worlds and realities. Here you have five recent books to get away from the daily hustle and bustle and the stress of the modern world.
Reflexology is a traditional Chinese medical practice to help us relax and feel better.
Have you ever wondered whether the fruit and vegetables that you consume each day are healthy? This is the story of Estanislao Martínez, CEO of AGQ Labs, a Spanish laboratory that guarantees that the fruit and vegetables we consume arrive at the point of sale in a perfect condition.
Carolina Medina has created Agruppa, a platform that classifies and organises orders from stores, making it easier for everyone to access healthy food.
Art connects with the world; it nurtures critical and analytical thought, it develops creativity and the capacity to communicate and allows emotions to be recognised and managed. It is a powerful tool for teaching in and out of school. Today, museums make themselves available to the teachers, but also to families with resources to enhance unique learning experiences to transform the young.
How to effectively take advantage of the rain water and the dew that falls at dawn? The question was asked four years ago by the architect Elisabet González, when she saw the cars impregnated by the drops of fallen dew at dawn on her way to the university.
In the last decade, many anonymous people have made their dreams come true thanks to crowdfunding, which is also known as micro-sponsorship. Ideas of all kinds, from the world of culture, through solidarity, leisure, politics to the world of business; all have been possible thanks to the convergence between enterprise and community. This is what makes crowdfunding great: the fact you can have an idea, launch it on any group funding platform and convince the public that your project has added value to achieve economic investment.
If you delight when the mobile phone battery runs out, if you sniff the pages of the books with nostalgia and you even begin to look suspiciously at the innocent microwave oven, perhaps you need a digital break and a bit of enjoyment of traditional life.