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  • ITMO's Monday Science Roundup #14

    Every second Monday, we bring you a selection of the latest and most interesting news from the world of science in all its forms – from deep-cut research to entertaining pop-sci. In this issue, we’ll take a look at: a breakthrough in optical computing; new learning initiatives at ITMO; the best life hacks for students; and a pop-quiz for programming aficionados.


  • Data-Driven Approach to Education at ITMO

    Educational programs are not only about the government’s standards and regulations. They should also take into consideration the needs and interests of prospective students and demands of the market to make the programs more attractive and interesting. ITMO specialists suggest a data-driven approach to education in order to achieve that. Ekaterina Bezyzvestnykh and Maxim Skryabin, heads of the Data-Driven Approach to Education Design summer school, discussed this concept with us.


  • ITMO's Monday Science Roundup #13

    Welcome to the baker’s dozen installment of our bi-monthly news digest! In this overview of the latest happenings in science and research at ITMO, we’ll be looking at: promising new technologies, a new professional development initiative, and a dive into special relativity.


  • Applied AI Challenge: Winners’ Tips and New Opportunities for Participants

    Applied AI Challenge, an online hackathon in machine learning and data analysis, will launch at ITMO on May 17. This year, it is organized in partnership with Tochka Bank and Gazprom Neft’s Science and Technology Center. Winners will be able to enroll into Master’s programs Big Data Financial Technologies and AI in the Industry without exams. Read on to learn why you should participate in hackathons, how to take part in Applied AI Challenge, and what to expect from the contest. 


  • ITMO’s New Professional Development Programs: Data Analysis, BIM, and Web Design

    ITMO University has recently launched three new professional development programs on the Open Education online platform: Data Analysis, Project Development with BIM, and Professional Web Design in HTML and CSS (all courses are taught in Russian). Upon completing each of the courses, students will get a state-standard CPD (continuous professional development) certificate. Read on to learn about the structure of the courses and the skills their students will acquire. 


  • What Can AI Tell About Us Through Our Social Media Profiles

    How do human behavior and social media profiles change? What can our Facebook or VK accounts say to artificial intelligence developers? How can data from our profiles be used for various algorithms? Andrey Filchenkov, PhD, the head of ITMO University’s Machine Learning Lab, answers these questions in an ITMO.NEWS article.


  • 100 Free Courses from Coursera: Seize the Opportunity

    Coursera has opened access to 100 courses developed by the leading companies and universities. We’ve made a compilation of free courses in computer science, cloud technology, business, and other fascinating fields of study.   


  • How Robots Help Us Deal With Online Toxicity

    Every day, billions of people use social media to communicate with each other. But some of them doxx others, insult them, and act in a toxic manner. ITMO.NEWS met with Ivan Smetannikov, the co-head of ITMO’s Machine Learning Lab, to find out how algorithms help us combat this behavior.


  • Lead Analyst at Group Anatoly Karpov: Statistics are Available to Anyone

    Since 2018, every ITMO University student regardless of their educational program has to study a number of disciplines that make up the Digital Culture block. Apart from Data Analysis and Machine Learning, the block features Applied Statistics. In this ITMO.NEWS article, we asked Anatoly Karpov, lead analyst at Group and author of popular MOOCs on statistics and machine learning, why it is important to avoid the “Humanities vs STEM” divide, and how statistics can counter fake news. 


  • ITMO University and Yandex Launch New Master’s Program in Data Analytics

    ITMO University and Yandex will start training data analysis specialists. The Master’s program in Data Analytics is set to launch in the new academic year, but applications are already open. Students have the opportunity to be awarded with two diplomas: one from ITMO University and another from Yandex’s Computer Science Center. Read on to learn more about the program.