Any musical piece can be played by the robot Staszek, programmed by Wojciech Świtała, a student at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. Świtała will present this unusual engineering work during the defence of his diploma.
"Someone is looking at you now", "The dropped object is on your left" - such information will be given to the deafblind by clothing designed by a team of European scientists. Polish partners of the project are responsible for disseminating the results of work on the clothing.
Christmas decorations in shopping centres in November does not shock us any more and is less surprising - believes ethnologist Dr. Grzegorz Odoj. He cautions, however, that through this extended time of commercial preparation for the holidays we should not start to value this period more than the holidays themselves.