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Future of the Information Society

The project covers the work of the Centre's staff related to the study of various aspects of the formation and Development Reports of the information society at the present stage. addresses the security of the financial system, the economy and quality of life in general.

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Grinyaev Sergey

"A bitter lesson", the scientist said that 70 years in the field of research in AI has been spent practically in vain

The biggest lesson that can be drawn from 70 years of research in AI, is that the common methods using calculations ultimately prove to be the most effective — and by a wide margin. The ultimate cause of this is Moore's law. Or rather, his generalization of continuous, exponential reduction of computational processors. This "bitter lesson," said Richard Sutton, canadian computer scientist. Hereinafter in the first person.

03-06-2019 175 0

The world development report "Digital dividend"

We are experiencing the greatest information and communication revolution in the history of mankind. More than 40 percent of the world's population has access to the Internet, and every day in the network there are new users. Among the poorest 20 percent of households mobile phone in almost every 7 out of 10. The number of the poorest households having mobile phone is higher than having access to a toilet or clean drinking water.

29-03-2017 3477 0

Nedotko A. P., Fields, A. I., 'Clean water: environmental consciousness and the consciousness of ecology'

The authors explore the differences, parallelism and communications between ecology as the improvement of human consciousness and consciousness of ecology, as technical influence on the outer sphere of human habitation in order to secure a positive outcome, where the authors are encouraged to support innovative projects and programs aimed at reaching people spiritually-moral and psycho-physical well-being. To this end, the authors conducted a comparative analysis and reviewed the possibility of combining different innovative projects: "Project Russia", project "Clean water" and "common Program of Evolution of the Universe".

26-11-2013 3512 0

Symptoms of modern society: narcissism, aggression, and immaturity

Before the planning horizon averaged 15 years. People had the habit to rely on the stability of the external environment. But today's time is often called the time history.

24-05-2019 242 0

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