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Weekend Picks: light reading for STEM majors

Блог компании ИТМО Учебный процесс в IT Читальный зал Научно-популярное Научная фантастика
The weekend is upon us, and so is the paralysis that comes with having nothing to do. Fear not, our editorial team picked 9 books on science and tech worth picking up on a cold winter day. You’ll learn about the history of space exploration, join a physicist on a surprisingly science-appropriate hike, and more.

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Post-cyberpunk: what you need to know about the latest trends in speculative fiction

Блог компании ИТМО Читальный зал История IT Научно-популярное Научная фантастика
Cyberpunk has become an integral part of our pop culture. Everyone is familiar with at least some works in the genre and their particular flavour of dystopian technologically advanced universes. But science fiction is always evolving. In this piece, we’ll be taking a look at cyberpunk’s successors and the futures they envision — from pan-African empires to shopping culture gone amok.

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Putting theory to practice: juggling work and study at the Department of Photonics and Optical Information Technology

Блог компании ИТМО Учебный процесс в IT Физика
Master’s degrees are really useful. Postgrad education allows BA holders to put their new-found skills into practice, and secure great jobs further down the road. But students often need help assessing this choice, particularly if they majored in uncommon subjects — like photonics.

To set the record straight, we talked to the people behind, and the graduates of our MA programs in photonics and optical computing. In this article you’ll learn about part-time work available for photonics students, graduates’ job-hunting prospects, and the academic career options that open up.

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Lab tour: Functional Materials and Devices of Optoelectronics at ITMO University

Блог компании ИТМО Разработка для интернета вещей *Производство и разработка электроники *Офисы IT-компаний Физика
Today we’re taking a look at the Functional Materials and Devices of Optoelectronics Lab at ITMO University, the equipment it houses, and the projects underway at the facility. It is an international research facility located in the center of St. Petersburg. The staff is primarily occupied with the search for innovative materials (semiconductors, metals, and nanostructured oxides), and the manufacturing of next-gen micro- and optoelectronic gadgets. Here we take a look at the high-tech equipment it utilizes.

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A tour of the Museum of Optics at ITMO University

Блог компании ИТМО История IT Научно-популярное Физика
In one of our previous articles, we took you on a tour of the university’s optoelectronics lab. This time around we’ve got something more public, but no less exciting in mind: The Optics Museum.

Bandwidth warning: lots of photos below!

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Inside ITMO University: The cyber-physical systems lab

Блог компании ИТМО Учебный процесс в IT Офисы IT-компаний
ITMO University is home to a large number of labs that specialise on everything from bionics to quantum optics. Today we’ll take a look at the cyber-physical systems lab and its projects.

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Inside ITMO University: The robotics lab

Блог компании ИТМО Разработка робототехники *Учебный процесс в IT Робототехника Офисы IT-компаний
The Department of Computer Science and Control Systems at ITMO University houses a robotics lab. In this article we’ll take a look at the projects its staff is working on, and show you the machinery on site: industrial manipulator robots, robotic hands and dynamic positioning system testing equipment.

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ITMO startups: machine vision edition

Блог компании ИТМО Учебный процесс в IT Развитие стартапа Робототехника
ITMO University operates an in-house business accelerator. In this series of articles, we’re going to take a look at some of its residents, starting with two machine vision projects: Labra and O.VISION.

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Mind traps: how scientists fool themselves

Блог компании ИТМО Анализ и проектирование систем *Исследования и прогнозы в IT *Учебный процесс в IT Научно-популярное
Even the most honest of scientists are regularly misled by their cognitive biases. They often go to great lengths to find proof for whatever seems logical, while dismissing evidence to the contrary.

Yet this issue is rarely discussed — because it remains an embarrassing subject.

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ITMO University startup accelerator introduces Laeneco, a smart stethoscope

Блог компании ИТМО Учебный процесс в IT Развитие стартапа Медгаджеты
Laeneco is a smart stethoscope capable of detecting respiratory diseases with greater accuracy than most trained medical professionals. Let's take a look at the device, the way it works, and the people behind it.

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GoROBO: an educational initiative from the ITMO University startup accelerator

Блог компании ИТМО Разработка робототехники *Развитие стартапа Робототехника Электроника для начинающих
GoROBO is an ITMO University project through and through: one of the co-owners graduated our mechatronics MA program, and two other employees are current postgrad students.

Let’s talk about the educational environment they want to create, why they chose to build such an unusual startup, and what awaits GoROBO clubs in the future.

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Quantum communications at ITMO University: building 100% secure data transfer systems

Блог компании ИТМО IT-инфраструктура *Сетевые технологии *Разработка систем связи *Квантовые технологии
Quantum Communications LLC creates some hacker-proof quantum encryption systems.

Let’s take a look at how they do it, and why their work matters.

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Esoteric programming languages: a systematic approach

Блог компании ИТМО Программирование *
A surprising number of programming languages were created to accomplish unusual tasks that have nothing to do with programming. These are commonly called esoteric. Today, we’re going to paint a general overview of the esolang landscape, and try to figure out why people are continuing to create them.

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Juggling work and study at ITMO University: CS edition

Блог компании ИТМО Программирование *Учебный процесс в IT Карьера в IT-индустрии Звук
We talked to the graduates of the Speech Information Systems MA program at ITMO about the ways our university helped jumpstart their careers. [More stories from our startups]:


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Everything you always wanted to know about human memory (but were afraid to ask)

Блог компании ИТМО GTD *Лайфхаки для гиков Мозг Здоровье
Having a good memory is advantageous, even as people stay home amidst the pandemic. Our memories help us maintain an intellectual connection to the world, and keep us from mentally deteriorating.

Today, we’re launching a new series of articles on memory enhancement, starting with a short overview of how our memory works and the basic training you can undergo to improve it.


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Everything you always wanted to know about photographic memory, amnesia and false memories

Блог компании ИТМО GTD *Учебный процесс в IT Мозг Здоровье
Memory has been studied for dozens of years, yet common myths surrounding it are refusing to die out.

Let’s talk about photographic memory, and how made-up memories influence our lives.


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All gain, no pain — learning with the Flashcard method

Блог компании ИТМО GTD *Учебный процесс в IT Мозг Изучение языков
The flashcard method, also known as the Leitner system, has been around for over 40 years. This versatile learning approach helps students save time and process information. Let’s look at what makes it work.

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Working with light: Starting your career at ITMO University

Блог компании ИТМО Разработка систем связи *Учебный процесс в IT Карьера в IT-индустрии Физика
One of our previous articles featured an overview of our photonics department students’ work lives. Today we’re going to expand on this topic by looking at four related MA programs: “Light Guide Photonics and Programmable Electronics”, “LED technologies and optoelectronics”, “Photonic materials” and “Laser technologies”. We sat down with some of the folks currently enrolled in these programs, as well as recent graduates, to talk about the role ITMO University played in kickstarting their careers.

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Programming as an endless educational pursuit

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When one embarks on the journey to master the craft of programming, they come to the realisation that it has no finish line. No matter how good you are, there are still things to learn, solutions to explore.

Today, we’ll talk about the importance of remaining a lifelong student, language adoption trends according to StackOverflow and why programming itself might not be what you end up learning to become better.

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Weekend picks: A closer look at ITMO University

Блог компании ИТМО Разработка робототехники *Учебный процесс в IT Офисы IT-компаний Физика
ITMO University occupies several prominent buildings in the centre of St. Petersburg. But residents and guests alike rarely get a chance to take a look at what’s happening inside them. Articles featured in this digest will take you on a virtual tour of our labs, as well as shed some light on the work underway within our walls.

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