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Let’s talk about Russia IT Quiz
Do you know what is this?
Alexey Pajitnov developed Tetris while working for Gov Research Center Alexey Pajitnov Tetris was born in Moscow at one of the closed research centers in 1984. Russian scientist Alexey Pajitnov develops the very first version of Tetris on an Electronica 60.
Russian IT started in military R&D centers
Perestroika, USSR collapse and followed IT brain drain 100K+ scientist left Russia last decades 2nd Most Popular 1st Most Popular Destination Destination Source: http://www.time.com/
To summarize Russian IT situation: § It was historically MILITARY oriented – no idea of CONSUMERIZATION and MONETIZATION § Soviet Union fall led to the halt in military spending and followed brain drain
Is Russian IT dead?
Is Russian IT dead? Actually, NO. There is a change happening right now!