In prehistoric times, the technique of engraving was practiced either on stone or pottery. During the classic period this technique was witnessed in Greek where there were lots of decorations on metal and on walls.
The history of trophy engraving is very diverse and many people used to use this technique to honour their kings, elders, respected people and gods. In Africa, the carvings like those found in the Serengeti plains have proven that man has been engraving since 500,000 years ago.
The Venus of Willendorf, the beautifully carved gemstones called the Cameos found in Egypt and Rome show that the history of trophy engraving cannot be traced from one source only. Up to 1950’s, engraving was still bound to the old conventions and able to conform to the new ideals of avant-garde painting.
Today, engraving has become an academic subject taught by great masters of the art. Almost every continent has its own history of trophy engraving which uses various types of tools ranging from simple to most sophisticated.
Today it can be important to keep up to date with the latest gadgets, especially with so many being released each and every day. Even this week the first food printer was revealed for the first time, being able to print chocolate and sweets in extremely intricate design, but then again that’s not quite the type of gadget we’re talking about.
Everyday devices, such as tablets, laptops and mobile phones are packed with new additions and new software. Each will have its own benefits and some may be additions and keeping up to date with the latest devices can help an individual understand exactly where the world is at.
It’s partly a trend today to purchase new mobile phones, laptops, games consoles, tablets and cameras, and much like having a new car, a new device can offer an individual a sense of status. More people are using electrical devices, perhaps people who thought they never would, which is why keeping up to date can be beneficial.
Technology has certainly come a long way over the last couple of decades, and there seem to be bigger strides made in technology now than ever before. The world is more connected thanks to technology, and it actually makes the world seem smaller.
Businesses can communicate and deal with various other businesses around the world. Many companies can easily deal internationally, selling to individuals inside and outside of Europe. Billions of emails are sent and read each day, and it can be easy to keep up to date with your staff even when they’re a million miles away.
Many local shops have closed due to technology, so it’s not exactly all positive news, however some businesses have branched out more, being able to sell online as well as in their physical store. It would be impossible to list the countless number of changes that technology has had on business, and there’s certain to be more monumental changes and advances in the future.
2014 looks set to be another year with plenty of new technology additions. We are all aware that technology has come an extremely long way, and Christmas in itself showed just how far we have come with many low price deals for tablets, smartphones, and HD LED TVs.
We’re even seeing curved TV’s today, and wherever you look around you can notice technological improvements, even on the train. That’s right public transport, especially in cities, includes charging ports for our technological devices.
We’re sure that 2014 will be another year for new products, new technological machinery and essentially new additions to a wide range of industries. Take a closer look at the technology that’s around you, and you can soon comprehend the recent improvements.