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Our space industry. Look at industry issues from the perspective of an ordinary developer

I was working in our aerospace industry for a long time (1983-1995, 2008-2012). When I read articles about our failures, they are often not visible to the main mechanisms of creating problems. So, I would like to start this review with the principle of "actual adverse selection." It is interesting – I ask under kat (many letters and no pictures).


Artificial intelligence in 2019: the current state of things

This translation is part of the article The Real-World AI issue.A well known fact if you repeat any word many times, then eventually it will lose all meaning, phonetic will turn into nothing. This is the reason why for many of us the term "artificial intelligence" has long ceased to mean something. AI is now virtually everywhere, from your TV to the tooth cheek, but never has that term means so little.


What will happen to NASA in 20 years? Solve all the private companies and China

20 years ago, in 1998, NASA launched the Lunar Prospector mission that found water on the moon. In the same year, 15 countries have come together to agree on a framework for the construction of the International space station and then start the first part of the laboratory into orbit. In the same year its first successful test flight carried out a new spacecraft NASA X-38. All of these events, each in its own way, helped to determine the course of space development of the United States.


World nuclear power in 2018

An overview of the main changes that have occurred with nuclear power over the past year.


Fifteen technologies from science fiction became reality

Science fiction often introduces us to a fictional future worlds that seem to be nothing more than the imagination of their creators. However, only in the last 100 years mankind has made incredible technological progress and no small role in this was played just science fiction, are nearly endless generator of new ideas. In fact, much of what was first shown or told in books and films eventually became part of our present. Of course, some things described there, are still at an early stage of real development, some of which science has just not reached, but there are many examples of already implemented ideas.


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