I am from Vladivostok – just an 1.5 hour flight from Narita Image Source: NHK, 2011
My Garage Project: @locomizerLocation analytics – Building Geo-Behavioral Interest Graph Geo-Data Interest Profilesü Companies’ own data ü User Interest Profilesü Public sources ü Business Profilesü Un- or Semi-Structured Data-as-a-Service ü Privacy Protected
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.
Perestroika, USSR collapse and followed IT brain drain100K+ scientist left Russia last decades2nd Most Popular 1st Most PopularDestination 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