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The near future through the eyes of artists-futurists

The Internet has long been there are different kind of figure, which shows our time as it represents the people 100 years ago. The drawings are quite interesting, they are clearly created by people (or person) with imagination. Our time is very different from how it imagined ancestors, but there are ideas that become reality.


Jobs for the future: how interesting will be the jobs?

Who has not read in the headlines: the robots are coming and will take away our jobs? In fact, up to 45% of work tasks currently being performed by workers of various kinds, can be automated using existing technologies. And what will appear in the future? Nevertheless, there is in this story one thing that is often overlooked: at the same time, new technologies destroy jobs, they create many new ones. In fact, more than half of the jobs that are currently ahead of time preparing students in the future will cease to exist. Innovations continue to bring incredible new industry in which the fountain begins to beat new jobs.


Graphene could solve five major problems of the world

In September 2015 world leaders gathered at the historic UN summit to adopt the goal of sustainable development (SDG). Seventeen of these ambitious goals and indicators will help guide and coordinate government and international organizations to solve global problems. For example, SDG 3 provides for "ensuring a healthy lifestyle and affordable well-being for all at all ages". Others include access to clean water, mitigation of climate change and health care.


"Supercomputer" digest: four news from the world of high performance computing

Today we decided to prepare a summary of the latest news about supercomputers. Under the cut we will tell about the most powerful industrial supercomputer and the most powerful supercomputer in Germany, and also about how scientists from Los Alamos national laboratory have saved $ 2 million when building HPC systems.


Overview of fusion startups in the world

I think will be very useful to make a survey of start-UPS working in the field of fusion energy. Why startups, not University research teams, say? A startup is a form of project organization with clearly defined practical purpose, and this form allows for maximum rigidly and accurately test a variety of ideas and practice. At that time, as the task of science in General — is the extraction of knowledge without any special sorting into “useful” and “useless” (useless once the knowledge that the current in the wire causes the magnetic field define our lives today).


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