Not murderers, but partners: how it companies survive in the digital world
Captive it companies of large corporations — Sberbank technologies, LUKOIL-inform, itsk, etc. — have created new markets for traditional it companies. To make money on it, the participants of the…

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As the founder of "1C" built a business with revenue of $1 billion (part 3)
Anatoly Karachinsky, head of IBS Group, is more careful in his assessments. He believes that although 1C has done an amazing job showing how a local developer can create a…

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Knowledge and skills required by the programmer
In most cases, the programmer needs a computer and the Internet to work. And that's all. In addition, many people already have a computer and access to the Network. These…

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synthesis

How a computer cheats the patent system of “Big Pharma»

The algorithm allowing to find ways of synthesis of pharmacological preparations bypassing patent restrictions is developed. The same program will help to formulate patent applications so as to make them invulnerable
In modern pharmacology, intellectual property is the most important asset, and its protection is a separate industry where a lot of know-how is accumulated. Starting work on the Chematika project, researchers from Poland, led by Bartosz Grzybowski, who is now working in South Korea, did not expect that they developed a computer algorithm will be able to revolutionize this area of knowledge. Nevertheless, they seem to have succeeded: the program easily finds strategies for the synthesis of complex chemical compounds that bypass the restrictions imposed by the relevant patents. Continue reading

iPhone in the black: Apple has reduced market share, but increased revenue from smartphones
Although the iPhone is becoming more expensive and consumers are forced to switch to other smartphone models, Apple increased revenue in the Russian smartphone market in 2018. MacBook and iPad…

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How Alexander Sysoev tamed Goliath (part 3)
Operating by handles Some part of my team has a fear from time to time that some global service will come and eat us all. This is the fear of…

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13 of the rules of introduction of IT systems
How to avoid the loss of money and time when investing in information technology We, system integrators, are ashamed of our market: in the whole world it grew during the…

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Big data and machine learning
The relevance of this work is due to the emergence of a new type of data – Big data, which open up new opportunities for almost every sphere of public…

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