Noosphere expands the scope of its online activities. On July 18, we held the Mafia IT Cup, an online game for true mafia fans. IT-specialists, freelancers and students from all over Ukraine did their best to play roles of mafiosos, courtesans, commissars, doctors and civilians.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected Noosphere’s schedule of events for 2020. Some have been postponed for the fall, while for others we were able to either join or create an online format. We will talk about each of them below.
The 4th of July is a special day for Americans. On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence and 13 American colonies became free and independent from Great Britain.
Association Noosphere cultivates sports activities even in conditions of self-isolation. On May 23, we held our first online Noosphere Chess IT Cup. The tournament was held on the lichess.org platform and brought together logic game enthusiasts from all over Ukraine. 30 participants competed for the title of the best chess player.
On May 30-31, NASA jointly with ESA , JAXA, CSA and CNES organized a global virtual hackathon – NASA Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge. The hackathon aimed at addressing issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Noosphere, as a regular local organizer of NASA Space Apps Challenge since 2017, also joined the virtual edition of the hackathon dedicated to the effects of the pandemic.
From March 1 to May 15, Noosphere held an all-Ukrainian children’s drawing competition with the theme “Flight to the Moon and Beyond”. Children and teenagers aged 3 to 17 from all over Ukraine took part in the competition.