Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg received an honorary degree at Harvard University 12 years later since he left the University, RIA Novosti reports. “Mom, I always told you I’d come back and get my degree,” Zuckerberg said on Facebook.
“We’re in the face of an escalating threat, the numbers are going up,” he said, adding that the current attack was unprecedented. “We are running around 200 global operations against cyber crime each year but we’ve never seen anything like this.
15 innovative and talented Armenian Startup teams and companies enabled to realize innovative solutions and projects
On May 5th the winners of the application process for Innovation Matching Grants (IMG) and Science and Technology Entrepreneurship program (STEP) grant schemes were announced – as a result of 2-day pitching events where the 38 shortlisted startup teams and companies participated and pitched their innovative ideas and projects, EIF informed.
Moreover, PicsArt launched exclusive 3D editing tools, which are available for Windows users only. Users can make 3D stickers from photos and use them in photo editing. The stickers can be used in PicsArt Remix Chat or in any other social network.
Both sides intend to support various events and flash mobs directed to the development of tourism industry in the region and Gyumri, elaboration of ideas, transformation, formation of target streets, neighborhoods and other places for tourism development in Gyumri.
The venue for the summit is the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, an innovative impact venture that serves as a hub for education and technology and provides a workspace for many technology and media companies in Armenia, which has an increasingly high level of entrepreneurial activity.
“I again want to comment on the passivity of many people. You know that aggressive minority can prevent many problems. Thus, I expect that those people, who can express a new opinion, those people, who can have a contribution, to be more active.”
Support to SME Development in Armenia”(SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) and Small and Medium Entrepreneurship Development National Center (SMEDNC) invited up to 10 Armenian technology based startups to participate in Startup Olé 2017 on April 26-27 in Salamanca, Spain.
Reddit co-founder, and renowned Internet activist, Alexis Ohanian recently shared a peculiar Yahoo News article claiming that an obscure Yerevan-based IT startup, known as 1Ai Solutions has attempted to 3D print his likeness, christening their creation Avedis Ohanian. This 3d-printed doppelgänger was taught Internet advocacy, TED talk presentation skills and more with apparently limited success safe for comical effect.
Invest in Armenia: The new platform will connect Armenia’s and foreign investors and investment projects
Purpose of Invest in Armenia is involving investment to the Republic of Armenia both from abroad and country’s internal investors. The website will become a connecting platform for investors and those proposing investment projects. More than 35 investment projects are available on the website.
Raffi, who also currently serves on the board of directors of the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies in Yerevan, supports the youth to reach success in the field of innovative technologies, or as he says “think beyond the borders”.
The virtual reality headset maker that bought Facebook Inc. in 2014 for $2 billion used stolen computer code, a jury said in awarding $500 million to ZeniMax Media Inc.
Sloyan admits that he wasn’t really sure how his company would find customers after it first launched. The seed round, however, allowed him to figure out how CodeFights company partnerships would work and how it could combine its coding challenges with its recruiting platform without alienating its members. On CodeFights, recruiters can only contact developers who have signalled that they are open to new opportunities, for example.
Hawking said he and fellow scientist James Hartle believed that the Big Bang and start of time could be thought of as the South Pole on the globe, where latitudinal lines were akin to an expanding universe, but with every point, including the South Pole, obeying the same laws of nature.
Under Kaeser, Siemens has pushed deeper into software applications that are crucial to run its industrial equipment. At the same time, Siemens is simplifying its sprawling portfolio, and the company announced last week that it wants to list its health-care subsidiary, among the biggest makers in the world of diagnostics and imaging equipment.
Yerevan was named UNESCO World Book Capital 2012, a recognition of its programs to foster and promote knowledge. It’s therefore no wonder that many of the tech startups located in Armenia’s capital city are among the smartest and most innovative in the region.
The error on Friday caused the social network to show a memorial banner on user profiles for people who were still alive.
“This is a unique opportunity for Armenia’s scientific-academic and engineering community to participate in this Symposium, which is an exclusive event focused on exchange of experiences between the leading engineers, experienced technologists and scientists from Eastern and Western Europe, as well as North America and other parts of the world in the field of design automation and design, test, diagnostics and repair of electronic circuits and systems. “
The Most Valuable Natural Resource is Human Gene, if You Have it, You Have Everything: Dan Shechtman
Concluding press conference of “Nobel Days in Yerevan” was launched today at Yerevan State Medical University after M.Heratsi (YSMU), participants of which were biologists Aaron Ciechanover and Ada E. Yonath, chemist and physicist Dan Shechtman, pathologist Robin J. Warren, chemist Ei-ichi Negishi, as well as Mikael Narimanyan, YSMU rector and Konstantin Yenkoyan, Head of Organizing Committee.
Me and My Family were Informed about the Situation Originated Here during our Visit, but I didn’t Question at all to Come Here or not: Nobel Prize Laureate Ei-ichi Negishi
“I see you are interested in peaceful world, I’m speaking from the standpoint of technological initiatives, on account of the fact that industrial initiatives in this regard are of crucial importance as well. Besides, if all people together are for the development of technological initiatives in the world, we just need to walk to the peaceful future. Higher education means best university, and the latter means high civilization and policy. And this leads to adoption of sound domestic and foreign policy posture. Although I’m a scientist, I can speak of war, accordingly, let me speak of this by adopting a scientist’s disposition: in Israel we have 8 million population, but in our free market we have 5000 start-up projects, in case, when Japan has 120 million population and its projects comprise the same amount. I leave conclusions to you…”
“Everybody knows that we want to stay always young and live long. Historically 100 years ago average lifespan was 50 years. Currently people live longer—in average 85 years. We have prolonged our lifespan by 35 years. Old Greeks were living 30 years in average. It took us four thousand years to prolong the lifespan,” he stated.
“I talked to lots of specialists in the field. E-Voca Project may become an additional tool for learners and pupils. Especially dictionaries comprising 1000 words, will be very helpful for the pupils, and the teacher may conduct which words should be learnt through the application for the lesson. The program will be helpful to quickly memorize the words. ”
It’s Crucial that the World Understood We are a Winner and Thankful Nation: Arman Jilavyan, CEO of 100 Lives and “Aurora” Initiative
The first Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity will be launched on April 24, in Yerevan. George Clooney, world-famous actor and co-chair of selective commission, will grant the first prize to the laureate. During those days George and Amal Clooney will visit Armenia, Genocide memorial, Dilijan International School and other places.
Armenian Shadowmatic—again a winner. Recently Shadowmatic game produced by Armenian Tiada Studio again was recognized as the best at IMGA (International Mobile Gaming Awards) in two nominations: “Best Technical Achievement” and “People’s Choice Award.” IMGA is one of the leading …
Medal award ceremony will be held during STARMUS international festival in Tenerife. This year it’ll be launched from June 27 to July 2, and when the festival is held, name of the first winner will be known. And the first medal will be granted by Hawking himself.
The establishment of the University of Technology in Armenia in order to meet the demand for qualified professionals in the field of information technology is the result of solid private sector-state cooperation.
He says Dikran Tahta at St Albans School opened his eyes to math, which he describes as the “blueprint of the universe”.
Women have Always Been by Men’s Side since the Very First Day of the Artsakh Liberation Struggle: Bako Sahakyan
On behalf of the Artsakh Republic authorities and myself personally I convey my sincere congratulations to you on the International Day of Women.
Scientists have created non-allergenic peanuts, a possible workaround for a potentially lethal allergy that plagues 2.8 million Americans. The advance also proved promising for wheat and other tree nut allergies.
62 million and 481 thousand AMD from the Armenian government’s reserve fund is allocated for the remuneration of group leaders of robotics clubs and engineering laboratories within the framework of the project implemented by the Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE).
As American revolutionary Thomas Paine said, “The Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.” It’ll be an exaggeration, if I say in Armenia we deal with the worst case. We constantly complain how bad our government is, we are often upset why the government doesn’t do this or that.
“We want to create a confident generation to think big and to dream big,” says Jacqueline Karaaslanian, Executive Director of the Luys Foundation. Through loans and scholarships, Luys ensures that every year 100 Armenian students receive an education from the world’s most prestigious universities, putting them on par with talented scholars from around the world and setting them up to contribute to Armenia and to the world.
“Sarkis K. Mazmanian, a professor of biology at Caltech studying bacteria and their impact on immunity and on the human body, is being awarded “no strings attached” MacArthur grant. Mazmanian’s findings are revealing links between gut bacteria or microbes and immunity, autism, multiple sclerosis, and other major diseases,” the paper wrote. Mazmanian, became one of 23 laureates, and was awarded USD 500.000, which he might use for any purpose.
Very little is known of Michelangelo Antonioni’s visit, famous Italian film director, to Armenia in 1976. Reasons are quite numerous. Firstly, the visit was short, then it didn’t serve its purpose-the program remained unaccomplished, and finally, according to some sources, Antonioni left Armenia not with high mood and impressions.
“The event is unique in the South Caucasus, until now bringing 5 Nobel laureates in one place at the same period wasn’t recorded in the region. Main purpose of holding “Nobel days in Yerevan” is inviting world leaders in the field of science, who will try to motivate Armenia’s youth, and show how palpable is science nowadays.”
Leave your bag unattended without running the risk of it being stolen. This may become a reality, as a unique concept – a small, high-tech alarm developed by Master’s students at Lund University – could be on the market soon.
Granting of innovative award after world-famous great scientist of the century Stephen Hawking recently was announced in London’s Royal society. The award will be granted to those helping to foster publicizing of science in different fields, like music, art and …
Prof. Terzian, the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, was awarded to NASA Lifetime Achievement Award. He is one of the prominent modern astronomers, known in the fields of physics of the interstellar medium, planetary nebulae, galaxies, radio astronomy, and others. He is one of the ArAS Co-Presidents and the Chairman of the Research Council of ANSEF.
“Astronomy is historically well established and one of the thriving sciences in Armenia”: Bernhard Brandl
Prof. Brandl recently celebrated his 50th anniversary. And by that occasion 168.am had an interview with Prof. and discovered his relations with Armenia.