Biljana received a bachelor's degree in criminal law and a master's degree in psychology from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. Since then, she's served as a logistics and protocol manager for the British embassy in Skopje and a content writer for Cosmic Development. She's particularly interested in renewable and alternative energy technologies and resources, and she likes to write about how technology changes lives. Other areas of interest for her include IoT, sensors, access control, IT security, AI, and blockchain. Biljana currently resides in Macedonia.
The KPMG Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index places four European countries among the top ten best prepared to deal with autonomous vehicles. China is ranked 16th on the index of 20 countries, which includes four factors in the total score calculation: policy and legislation, technology and innovation, infrastructure, and consumer acceptance.
3 days ago
The UK Government’s Industrial Strategy, Building a Britain Fit for the Future, elaborates the four key challenges the UK faces now: AI and the data revolution, mobility, clean growth, and the ageing population. Even without a substantial engineering interest or background, it is evident that engineering jobs will play a crucial role in the aftermath of the practical implementation of this strategy.
one week ago
Diversity, in many ways, is important. Even the most frugal researchers would agree that considering a hypothesis from multiple viewpoints contributes to its viability. A new perspective can arise from differences in age, ethnicity, gender, culture, socioeconomic background, access to education, and even from micro-differences such as individual upbringing.
2 weeks ago
IoT technologies have added another layer to the meaning of a digital single market, a policy the European Union has been pushing forward since the adoption of the Digital Single Market Strategy in May 2015. The Internet of Things is connecting virtual and physical touch points and dissolving many of the previously unshakable cross-border limitations and will continue to do so, thus changing the tapestry of societies as we know them.
one Month ago
In the world of electronics, sales and marketing have changed the way products are created. Planned obsolescence is common, and consumers are conflicted about it. How can engineers meet demand by creating new and exciting products that also last longer than two years?
2 months ago
Autonomous vehicles have been a hot topic for some time now, but even still, they're met with the disdain from many engineers. Despite this lack of support, these vehicles are coming, and there are only a few roadblocks in their way.
2 months ago
The availability of smartphones, computers, vehicles, and other modern technology has exponentially increased over the last decade. However, the lifespan of these devices isn't what it should be. Why are hardware companies failing to create better end-of-life expectation for everyday tech?
3 months ago
In the micronic world of IoT, collecting and interpreting data needs to be fast, accurate, and inexpensive. How do smart sensors meet these requirements, and how are they being implemented in innovative engineering projects?
3 months ago