Innovative technologies in education and popularization of STEM education were the topic of discussion at the Macer IT Race 2023 festival, which took place on June 20-21 at the International Humanitarian University in Odesa.
“With the advent of the Internet, people thought that the era of enlightenment would begin, but instead they got cats on TikTok”, – Serhiy Veretiuk about the future of technology
Can we predict what the future will hold? How can we usher in world-changing ideas? Can artificial intelligence solve all of our problems? Serhii Veretiuk, head of the Noosphere Engineering School network, takes on these and other critical questions.
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.
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.
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.