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  • Lectorium 2.0: How Culture Goes Online

    “How to make culture digital?” - this is a question that has been brought up at the recent Lectorium 2.0. Senior employees of theaters, museums and concert halls from Russia, Azerbaijan, Belgium and Sweden spoke online about how they were facing isolation and their attempts at solving the associated problems. Read about the future’s relevant professions, new formats and virtual guests in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • How to Choose a Profession in the Digital World

    We live in the age of total digitalization. More and more people work in the digital field. Every day new professions appear, and familiar specializations are changing and transforming at the speed of light. In order to keep up, everyone should study constantly, follow the trends, and gain new skills. Maksim Popov, a representative of the LeaderCup project, has given an open lecture on choosing a profession in the digital field, and we have summarized it for you.


  • ITMO Student Became the Youngest Winner of Young Runet Leaders Award

    Daniil Samoilov, a third-year student at the Faculty of Laser Photonics and Optoelectronics, received the Young Runet Leaders Award in the nomination Digital Agency. The student became the youngest participant and winner of the first national competition among IT specialists. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he shares his experiences of participation in the competition, running his own digital agency, as well as his university studies and the applications developed by his team. Read on to learn the details.


  • Apps to Make Your Student Life Easier

    Today, it is not only lecturers and tutors that help us with our education, but digital assistants, as well. ITMO.NEWS decided to do a review on various services and applications that make the educational process simpler and more accessible, and can be easily introduced into a classical everyday educational format.


  • Digital Trends of 2019, Part Two: Combined Intelligence, Personalized Content and 5G

    At the end of the year, tech companies look back on 2018 and make predictions for 2019. The past year was marked by advances in AI, major data privacy scandals and countless ups-and-downs of bitcoin. But what about the near future? Let’s take a look at the key predictions for the digital world of 2019. You can read the first part of the article here.


  • New York University Professor’s Take on Future of Digital Cities

    Stanislav Sobolevsky is an Associate Professor of Practice at New York University (NYU), the Head of Urban Complexity Research Group and a co-founder of the Insight Data Labs consulting studio. His research interests include machine learning and Big Data, network analysis, human movement modeling, and the theory of differential equations. During his open lecture at ITMO University, he talked about a new scientific field, urban informatics, and in particular what issues it deals with and how it helps make cities more livable.


  • Island 10-21 Welcomes Future Technological Leaders

    This July (10-21) the University of National Technical Initiative "20.35" will hold its first intensive training course for 1000 Russian technological leaders on Russky Island. The training organizers (University of NTI "20.35", ASI, RVC, Data Economy Russia 2024 and FEFU) will use these eleven days to provide the participants with all the skills necessary for digital economy development that usually take months to acquire. The participants will work with big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, new and portable energy sources, wireless technologies, neuro-technologies, virtual and augmented reality and new production technologies.  In this article, we will tell you what awaits the participants and how to become one as well as whether the project is worth skipping a few nights of your usual 8-hour sleep.


  • More than ESP: Teaching English with Digital and Print Content

    Research shows that the English language education industry continues to grow worldwide, and demand for training will keep growing. Yet today, the usual “teacher – student” process is joined by a third party – digital technologies. Duncan Christelow, business development manager at Cambridge University Press, who came to ITMO University for the second international conference More than ESP: Empowering Students to Progress, explains how the right combination of digital and print content can facilitate effective learning of the English language.


  • “Digital Talents”: How a New Generation of Specialists Changes the Way Companies Work

    More than 20 years ago Nicholas Negroponte, a computer scientist and founder of MIT’s Media Lab, was among the first to use the term “digital economy”. Today these words are often said by politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs. In near future, systematic development of digital economy could make data the new oil, says the Russian Ministry of Communications. But how soon will that occur and what measures need to be taken already? During a recent lecture at the Week of Information Society Technologies 2017, Semyon Schetinin, head of the Russian office of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), spoke about the effect of digital technology on traditional economics, who “digital talents” are and why authoritarian management style will not fare well in modern companies.