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First monument dedicated to blockchain technology unveiled in Slovenia

The world’s first monument dedicated to blockchain technology has been unveiled in Kranj. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the creation of the first data block by the individual (or group) known as ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’.
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Success in the world of computing and information science

‘I agree with one recent study that found that for almost 60% of women, the biggest obstacle when choosing a professional career was the assumptions attached to "men’s” and "women’s” professions’ So says Lucija Brezočnik, who, at the age of 25, has already written herself into the history of computing and information science.
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The pioneers of programming were women. Today, IT is a ‘man’s’ field.

In 2015, 1.4 million students in European Union countries were enrolled in ICT-related programmes. According to Eurostat figures, only 17% were women, with Slovenia close to the bottom of the list of 28 Member States at 9.7%. Only Luxembourg (8.3%) and the Netherlands (6%) had lower percentages. Bulgaria, where 34.4% of ICT students were women, came top of the list. It is interesting to note, however, that the pioneers of computer programming were women and that IT used to be a ‘woman’s domain’.
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As IQ becomes less important, DQ comes to the fore

DQ is an acronym for ‘Digital Intelligence’. However, this term does not just refer to an individual’s ability to master modern technologies. The DQ Institute, which coined the acronym in 2016, defines the term as the sum of social, emotional and cognitive competencies that are needed to enable an individual to handle the challenges of the digital era and accept digital transformation.


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