A year ago, we witnessed a shift in education, when most offline classes were replaced with online classes, and nothing terrible happened. Especially when it came to additional education for high school students and adults. Ten or even five years ago, such a transition would have been painful due to the low bandwidth of the Internet for streaming and the lack of habit of regular consumption of content in this format.
From September 10 to 12, 2021, a hackathon on artificial intelligence will be held in Veliky Novgorod, conducted by the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia with the organizational support of the presidential platform Russia – the Land of Opportunities and the Russian Association of Electronic Communications. Its participants will have to develop an automated analytical system that allows using artificial intelligence technologies to identify and classify possible corruption-causing factors in regulatory legal acts (NPAs). The hackathon case manager is the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
Attempts to find a universal dialect for communication have not left the minds of mankind since about the time of the Tower of Babel. Things are moving – economists have even introduced such a concept as the language power index.
Alexander Ginzburg, director of the Academician Gamalei National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, said that, if necessary, it is possible to change the coronavirus vaccine within a week.
Computers powered by stars can be a sure sign of the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence, says Anders Sandberg from the Oxford Institute of Humanities.
One of the most recent and interesting Russian projects in the field of digital people is Malivar. The founder of the company, Valery Sharipov, told Popular Mechanics about his synthetic heroes.
Most of us, when we hear the word gold mining, a picture appears before our eyes: a taiga, a river, prospectors with a pickaxe and a shovel. Believe me, everything has been happening differently for a long time. Modern gold mining is no longer even dump trucks and excavators, but new technologies and advanced developments, sometimes resembling space ones. Today, together with the Polyus gold mining company, we will talk about why drones are at the quarry, and bacteria are at the factory. We invite you to the Krasnoyarsk Territory, where the largest currently operating quarry of the Vostochny Olympiadinsky deposit is located.
Anton Kotyakov, the head of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation, told RIA Novosti that the agency is ready to consider proposals to switch to a four-day working week in our country. Attempts to introduce such a system have already been made in a number of countries, Spain is the closest to a successful transition now. The country will probably switch to a four-day holiday in the fall of 2021. We decided to figure out what is good about such a shortened week.
Computer systems are mastering new tasks that previously seemed typically human: they break champions into board and computer games, recognize texts and images, drive cars. But the cherished dream of mankind is to create a universal artificial intelligence that can take on any task.
As scientists have found out, there are situations when a person prefers to rely on the opinion of a machine. For other situations, there are other ways of manipulation.