The winner of the Prize Turing was the inventor of the Internet The Association for computing machinery (ACM) has named the winner of the Turing Award 2016 Tim Berners-Lee, who is known as one of the inventors of the Internet in its present form. This was reported on the ACM website. Timothy John Berners-Lee, the British scientist, Professor at mit and Oxford University. Tim Berners-Lee along with Robert Cayo known as the inventors of the Internet. In 1989 while working at CERN over the internal system of exchange of documents Enquire, Berners-Lee proposed a global hypertext project, now known as the world wide web Tim Berners-Lee created the URL, HTTP, HTML key technologies that created the Internet in its present form. The formal awarding will take place on the evening of 24 June 2017 in San Francisco, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Turing Award. Scientist was awarded
The deadly blows of the Scorpions captured on video The Portuguese researchers used a camera with a frequency of 500 frames per second to trace the movement of the stings of several species of Scorpions. About their work they reported in the journal Functional Ecology. To study the movement of animals, they were placed on a platform surrounded by mirrors. Biologists have provoked Scorpions, touching their claws with a piece of wire and shot the attack on video with a frequency of 500 frames per second. Observations were conducted from different angles, and based on them, scientists have modeled the movement in 3D. It turned out that the tail of each species of Scorpions moves on specific to it path. The scientists noted the trajectory, its length, speed and acceleration of the animal sting, the duration of the strike. Based on these data, they identified two strategies. The first outdoor
The Fes recalled, the Russians will rest in may Fes has reminded the Russians how they will break this year for may holidays. Working people received three days off for may day and four — Day Victory. For the first half of the holidays falls on Saturday and Sunday, 29 and 30 April and Monday 1 may. Then follow with two calendar days off — Saturday 6 may and Sunday 7 may. Monday, may 8, will be non-working in connection with the transfer on that date of the day from 7 January. The may 9 Victory day, which in 2017 came Tuesday, also declared a day off. Earlier the Ministry had submitted a schedule on weekends and public holidays for 2018. In accordance with him the following year, the first half of may holidays will be longer on one day than it is now — from 29 April to 2
Photo: TASS Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed his condolences in connection with the death of Senator Vadim Tyulpanov. This is stated in a telegram published on the website of the Cabinet. “Vadim Albertovich Tulpanov was not only a famous politician, but also a bright, extraordinary man who did much for his native St. Petersburg and for the whole country”, – said the Prime Minister. According to him, the initiative group of the residents of besieged Leningrad received decent benefits, and for students preserved the right of free access to museums. “Everyone who knew Vadim Albertovich, respected him for his active citizenship, excellence, integrity, responsibility and the ability to consistently defend their point of view. He will remain in the hearts of family, friends and colleagues,” Medvedev wrote. Earlier it was reported that the Investigative Committee began checking into the death of the Senator group.
Photo: RIA Novosti Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the Urals Federal district (UFD), Igor Kholmanskikh criticized the training of the Ural region for the fire season. He stated at the Board meeting on safety in the videoconference. According to Kholmanskikh, arrived for the meeting information shows that the available forces and means of civil defense in the regions not yet fully meet the requirements of the real threats and dangers. Slowly the issues of enforcement of protective constructions of civil defense in working condition, he said. “There are some problems with the creation and reconstruction of the systems of warning the population. The head of state in November of 2016 by decree No. 1522 was made the decision on creation in Russia of an integrated system of emergency public warning about the threat of occurrence or occurrence of emergency situations”, – said the envoy. Kholmanskikh noted that the requirements
Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin © Vadim Savitsky/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. The reluctance of Western countries to join efforts to counter international terrorism hinders the fight against this threat. On Wednesday Deputy defense Minister, Lieutenant-General Alexander Fomin. “Instead of combining efforts in the fight against evil, the chief of which is terrorism, Western countries create new dividing lines and diagrams deter unwanted States,” he said “The world is changing rapidly, with emerging new centers of gravity representing different civilization civilizations and models of development. Many States are interested in how to independently determine their own destiny, to build a relationship on mutual respect and consideration of each other’s interests, advocate for new approaches to security”, – said the Deputy Minister. Fomin noted that at the upcoming VI Moscow conference on international security, which will be
© EPA/JUSTIN LANE UN 5 APR. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. Russia has submitted to the UN Security Council its draft resolution concerning the investigation into the incident with the alleged use of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province on April 4. This was reported to journalists the press-Secretary of the permanent representative to the UN Feodor Strzygowski. He recalled that at the earlier meeting of the security Council, the Russian side criticized the Western draft resolution, “is obviously in a hurry and very careless”. “Instead, we suggested that your business made a short project aimed for a real investigation, and not on purpose guilty before the facts,” said Strzyzewski. According to him, members of the UN security Council have started consultations and will try to work out a “compromise draft” resolution.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he did not know about allegedly arrived to the regions of the order of the Kremlin to organize anti-terrorist demonstrations on April 8. He reported about it to journalists. “I don’t know about any signals from the Kremlin, the more they don’t need,” he said. This Peskov emphasized that “for the first time hears” about certain signals. Press Secretary of the head of state stressed that “the Kremlin is not involved in the organization of rallies”, therefore, difficult to say whether they will be held in the regions in what and who will be the organizer. He emphasized that consolidation of society on the basis of anti-terrorist subjects. “Consolidation of society and every kind of expression of mutual solidarity in these days is obvious, – said the
The United States plans to cut aid to Ukraine Deputy assistant Secretary of state for European and Eurasian Bridget brink confirmed that a program of US aid to Ukraine could be trimmed. About Ms. brink said at a conference on the issue of Ukraine at the Atlantic Council in Washington. “Our President’s budget will not be as bloated. Of course, the last word of the Congress, but I assume that the budget will decrease on all counts. And the state Department and foreign assistance is part of the budget subject to very serious cuts”, — quotes the statement of Mrs. brink “RIA Novosti”. This information was also confirmed by former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst. However, he explained that the reduction in funding is connected not with Ukraine, and with internal Affairs in the United States. Earlier this week the international monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to provide Ukraine with
The state Duma rejected the test of the investigation the FCO about Medvedev The state Duma refused to organize the test according to the investigation of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) about the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. As reported TASS, the decision was taken on Wednesday, April 5, at the plenary session of the lower house of Parliament. The initiators of such investigations was made by the deputies from the Communist party Nikolai Kolomeitsev, Sergei Reshulsky and Yuri sinelshchikov. The head of the Committee for security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev said that the nature of his work he had “to deal with materials that come from the so-called FBK”. “None of his so-called investigation, including the latest, had and has nothing to do with the truth, and especially the fight against corruption that we so actively impose and promoted,” — said United Russia. 4 APR Dmitry Medvedev