It has been a long journey of research, discovery, and conversion before arriving at the point when USB memory sticks were finally introduced. Do you remember the painful speed and inconvenience of Floppy Discs and CD’s… Who could have thunk it?
The festive season is always a highly anticipated time; there is a lot to celebrate, families reuniting, workforce getting a well-deserved break, Christmas parties, the exchanging of gifts and the excitement of New Year’s Eve countdown, so it’s safe to say it is indeed the season to be jolly. But now it’s back to reality, back to work and back to school.
There are many stories behind the reason we all have this strong need to spread love insistently on this specific day. Legend has it a priest named Valentine who served during the third century Roman Empire under the rule of Claudius II made it possible for us.
A lot of people are unaware that many Asian countries including China use a different calendar; they use the lunar calendar and therefore celebrate New Year’s at a different time to the rest of the western world. Around this time each year for the past 600 years or so China completely shuts down for almost 2 weeks, they celebrate what they call the Spring Festival.