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Vladimir Kitov: "it is Impossible to understand how scientists-pioneers foresaw the universal computerization in the 50's!"

Vladimir Kitov working with it more than half a century, led the team of programmers in the main computer center of Ministry of the USSR and Central research Institute "Monolith", led the development of software for the international system of space rescue, the COSPAS-SARSAT and the creation of a multi-terminal monitor for UCS. He worked as top Manager in companies DEC, SIEMENS, Technoserv, IBS, Fujitsu, wrote a textbook on system programming and several books, and now deals with the history of computer science.


How many qubits needed for quantum superiority?

Theoretically quantum computers can be more powerful than any classical supercomputer. Scientists are trying to calculate what you will need quantum computers to achieve the so-called "quantum supremacy", and if Google has achieved this superiority, as she said last year.


Ten technologies that will shake the world in 2020

Main trends according to the version of mit. Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) every year publishes a list of the ten technologies that can change our lives for the better. This time in particular, were uncrackable Internet, medication against aging and miniature artificial intelligence.


How to design the city based robotic transport

In this essay deals with the potential for big changes in the cities, with the emergence of robotic vehicles. These changes will come, because these cars will be able to drop off passengers and proceed to perform other tasks, as well as yourself tight to Park in remote areas. The need for a large number of Parking spaces around the commercial buildings should be reduced greatly, especially in suburbs and areas far from the city center. If the land that was intended for Parking, can be used for something else, what it could mean for the city?


The birth and life of computers

Edward M. projdakov — a specialist in information security of the Federal resource center, member of the Union of journalists of Russia, the founder and Director of the "Russian virtual computer Museum", a translator of books on programming, articles on electronics. He recently gave a lecture for students of the Gubkin University of oil and gas about the history of computers "Today, with the speed of the wind changing computer technology. Following them, we are changing the design of computers and add them with new opportunities, - said Eduard projdakov. - In Moscow there are five or six computer museums and their sites on the Internet, in particular - the Museum of Apple computers. In Europe I have these museums not seen."