The scientific and technical center of ZASLON JSC and the Runet travel electronic library LitRes On March 29 this year, a large literary competition was held, called “Special Values Project”.
Before starting the solution, the task was set – to produce up to 100 thousand characters in the following genre: production novel, post-apocalypse, science fiction, social fiction, the future of humanity, cyberpunk, and to find an interesting and realistic engineering story in it. Or, as the story of the organizers themselves developed, “about the creation of a complex technological project, cosoÚcoJES about the people who manage the discovery of engineering products; about ideas with the help of which it is possible to solve the global problems of mankind”.
The main task, which was put before the authors – to write a story so that the plots did not go out of their heads for a long time, but allowed this general communication with an engineer, physicist, programmer, biologist, chemist, technologist and other engineering and technical specialists. It was important to note how life changes overnight for engineers in October, like
Writers needed to describe the creation of a complex technological product, the management of engineering products, the description of the process of possible events – for example, identifying features, professional, significant and significant manifestations, competitive dependence, pressure from the customer, the occurrence of poaching approximation, and other quite realistic situations with the occurrence of qualified technical personnel in the big world.
463 authors with all forecasts of Russia took part in the competition. The literary quality of the assessment is assessed as promising Russian writers: Sergey Lukyanenko, Vadim Panov, Max Glebov, Andrey Vasiliev, technological realism – ZASLON JSC, whose employees have extensive experience in the development and manufacture of high-tech equipment. In the end, 32 works were included in the final of the contest, and the final 16 of these works were included in the “Project of Special Events” events on September 14, October 7 in St. Petersburg made a plan of solemn events.
The event will start at 16:00 Moscow time. In addition to awarding prizes to the finalists of the competition, the organizers will hold a public talk “Professional Engineer: New Development”, where jury members, writers and industry representatives talk about the profession of an engineer in modern realities, as well as discuss the best works that participated in the competitive selection. The speakers of the big talk about the labor market and engineering professions, expectations and possible careers of young people in the technical field will be the head of the department of professional self-determination and career development of the St. Petersburg State Autonomous Institution “Employment Center of St. Petersburg” Olga Chernaus and the managing director of JSC “ZASLON” Alexander Maykov.
See the ceremony with your own eyes and learn “from the first p” about the current realities and prospects of engineering professions can be put in the community a liter later.
Source: Tech Cult