Driving down the river, Siri saves lives

Recently, a young American fell into the glaciers accidentally while driving. When he was trapped, he used a mobile phone voice assistant to successfully escape the danger, which caused a hot debate on the Internet.

CNN reported on the 12th that Iowa’s 18-year-old Salcedo accidentally bumped into an obstacle while driving back to school. In the glacier. He thought of calling the police for help, but he couldn’t find his iPhone. In a hurry, he thought of the “awakening” voice assistant, and shouted “Siri, hit 911” in the car, and it worked. Later, with the assistance of the city’s fire department, Salcedo smoothed out the danger.

According to media reports, this is not the first time that a mobile phone voice assistant has “helped people”. Before that, it has repeatedly made great achievements in emergencies such as car accidents and fires.

Congress passed a bill banning disposable plastic packaging in 2040 on Monday. Environmentalists applauded this, while opposition parties criticized the bill as “form is greater than content.”

Bottled water, butter, cheese, biscuits, etc. How can I transport, store and use without plastic packaging? At a bulk store in Paris, customers said it wasn’t a problem at all. They all bring their own paper bags, glass bottles, plastic bottles and other containers to buy dried fruits, rice noodles, honey, milk. In addition to installing your own shampoo, you can also buy solid shampoo, which is completely “zero package”.

France manufactures 5 million tons of plastic packaging each year, of which 3.5 million tons become garbage. Environmentalists believe the bill is necessary to reduce plastic pollution. However, the French plastics industry believes that the withdrawal of all plastic packaging is not feasible, and glass packaging is heavy and easily cracked, which complicates daily life.

“Italians are less supportive of the European Union than the British!” Switzerland’s “New Zurich” said on the 12th that an annual survey report recently released by the European Parliament showed that Italians have the lowest approval rate of the EU among member states, even lower than Brits who are about to leave the European Union.

The survey was conducted by Kantar, a market research agency commissioned by the European Parliament, and conducted a face-to-face survey of nearly 28,000 people in 28 EU member states. The results show that the average approval rate of the European Union for the EU is 59%, and the opposition rate is about 11%. Among them, the Danes most support the European Union.

Italy and the Czech Republic have the lowest approval ratings for the EU. Only 37% of the respondents in both countries think that joining the EU is a good thing, while Italy ’s respondents who explicitly think that joining the EU is wrong are 17%, higher than the Czech Republic. Out of 3 percentage points. Experts believe that the result is related to the rise of far-right forces in the two countries in recent years. In comparison, 42% of Britons think that joining the EU is a good thing, but 24% of the respondents who clearly stated that joining the EU was wrong, the highest among the 28 EU members.

Japan’s “Shibuya 109 Lab” on the 12th released a survey on the consumer propensity of women around the age of 20, and based on the results of the survey to predict the trend in 2020.

First, food needs to have both “deliciousness” and “beauty value”. “Shibuya 109 Lab” believes that when women in their 20s decide to use “eating” as the theme of leisure and entertainment activities, in addition to taste, whether the food has a “face value” and whether it is suitable for drying on social networks is also important. Second, young women are willing to spend money on their idols. Finally, “Chinese style” will be more widely welcomed. “Shibuya 109 Lab” pointed out that in terms of fashion and makeup, “Chinese style” is expected to become a new trend, because on some social networking sites, “Chinese fashion” and “Chinese style” have become popular tags.

According to data released by the Korean National Statistics Agency on the 12th, more than 40% of newlyweds did not give birth last year, which is an increase of 2.6% from the previous year.

The problem of low fertility has plagued Korean society in recent years. The data shows that the total fertility rate in South Korea in 2018 was only 0.98, which means that the average childbearing childbearing women in South Korea has less than one child. It is estimated that if the total population of Korea is to be kept constant, the total fertility rate should reach 2.1. Since this year, the fertility rate has continued to slump. Data show that in the third quarter of this year, the total number of newborns and fertility rate in South Korea reached their lowest levels in the same period of the previous year.