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  • Top Telegram Bots for Work & Studies

    From pocket translators to life-changing productivity tools, here are ten essential Telegram bots to help you prepare for exams or improve your work performance.


  • Meet the Minds Behind ITMO’s English Social Media

    Wondering what happens behind the scenes of ITMO’s social media? I met up with a few of my colleagues who manage ITMO's official English-language social media pages to learn about them and their work. Join me on an insightful ride as we discuss all things social media.


  • Find Us at @itmo_uni

    As of yesterday, you can find ITMO University’s official English social media pages under the new @itmo_uni handle, including VK, Twitter, and Telegram. But how did this name come to be and what does it actually stand for?


  • Switching From Robotics to Data Science: ITMO PhD Student Qi Yang on Courage to Do What You Love

    Qi Yang first came to Russia six years ago to follow his high school dream of getting into ITMO. After acquiring his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, Qi Yang realized that his heart was in big data and machine learning. That’s why he enrolled into a PhD program at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty. These days, Qi Yang analyzes social media data and develops unique methods for automated profiling. Read on to learn how working with data is more exciting than robotics and why it’s important to follow your heart when choosing your career. 


  • 5 Russian Must-Know Singers Topping the Charts

    Who would make it to the Russian Coachella if there ever was one? Who is at the top of Russian TikTok fame? Who are the people most of your Russian groupmates would have on Spotify? Here’s our take on who to stream in the Russian music industry now.


  • Your Network is Your Net Worth

    You must have come across the term “reference letter” quite a few times. Not only is that important in academia, but in the professional world, as well. While applying for a job, it is always an advantage to have a letter of recommendation from someone who is an employee at the same company. The impact of a strong professional network on your career is massive. But building and maintaining a good network is a tough job. The big question is how to be effective. While there is no one-size-fits-all strategy, the following tips might be helpful. 


  • Why We Should Study Anti-Vaccination Communities

    Vaccination saved humanity from many dangerous diseases, such as smallpox, polio, and measles. However, there have always been people who were sceptical about it. What is going on in the anti-vaccination communities? What do their members discuss? How can we establish a constructive dialog with them? Denis Kvasnyuk, an analyst at ITMO’s Center for Development of Publishing Activities and junior researcher at the STS Center of the European University, tried to answer these and other questions. We met with Denis to discuss the importance and methods of such research.


  • Social Media Knows Everything: Threats and Risks

    We all have social media, and some of us even have several personal accounts. We take our profiles seriously: share a lot of information about ourselves and our personal life, as well as post a bunch of photos. We also google things, browse the net, and use online maps for navigation – basically, we can't go through a day without the Internet. Ksenia Buraya, a casual staff at ITMO’s Machine Learning Lab and a VK programmer, explains what a digital footprint is and why it is dangerous to overshare on social media.


  • ITMO Professor Aleksandr Farseev on Long Tail Marketing and 2020 Gartner Cool Vendors Award

    The company, which participated in ITMO Accelerator, received an award from the Gartner agency, one of the leaders in business analytics. ITMO.NEWS met with Aleksandr Farseev, the founder of the company and a professor at ITMO Machine Learning Lab, to learn more about the award and their future plans.


  • ITMO Professor Creates Platform to Help Bloggers Understand Their Audience, Find Partners and Improve Content

    The platform analyzes a creator’s publications and identifies user reactions to them. It also helps companies search for blogs they can use for advertising purposes. The project makes use of ideas developed by ITMO scientists that focus on using neural networks in working with social media content.