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ITMO Library’s upgraded website was recently launched. It allows you to gain remote access to LitRes Library service and borrow fiction, non-fiction, and educational e-books and audiobooks.
Wednesday means we can start looking forward to the weekend, right? And if you’re still at a loss as to what to do yet, we’ve compiled this handy guide to help you out. From the Italian Fair to an open-air rock festival, here’s what not to miss this weekend.
Can you believe there are only two weekends left this August to make this summer a great one against all the odds? If you’re ready to set off for some new adventures, then open your laptop or grab your mask and sanitizer – and let’s jump right into the last carefree days of the year!
Arseny Kogan studied applied informatics and mathematics at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty. His rocketing career meant that he had to leave university before graduation. His team is currently working on Graspp, an app tailor-made for reading books in a foreign language. To translate a word in this app, you only need to point at it with your finger. This unusual app is already getting publicity in the Russian media, and was featured by the App Store.
What’s been happening to reading habits and literature in the last 15 years? What challenges do publishing houses and authors face in the digital age? How to decide what to read? Galina Yuzefovich, a famous book critic, answered these questions in a lecture as part of a course for the joint Bachelor’s program by New Economics School and Higher School of Economics. ITMO.NEWS prepared a summary of the lecture.
New Year is all about planning new adventures. I’ve always wanted to travel along the iconic Trans-Siberian Railway all the way from Moscow, across the Urals, through Siberia and to Vladivostok in the Far East. At 9,289 km it is the longest railroad in the world and bridges the vastness of Russia.
The holidays are perfect not only for partying and sleeping, but also for doing what you’ve always been putting off. Tired of socializing and stuffing yourself? Spend some time with an enlightening film or a great book. We’ve prepared a list of some of the books and movies you should check out this holiday season.
Andrey Sebrant, the Product Marketing Director at Yandex, lets us in on some of his recommendations for books to read if you’d like to learn more about IT and new technologies.
Meet our well-rounded Soft Skills gurus in the continuation of our Get to Know series! Here they share all about their favorite books, movies, and travel tips, as well as throw in their expert explanation of why soft skills are the key component of your success both as a professional and a human being.