Old Russian Bureaucrats Have Trouble with Computers

Not only are they slowed by the Soviet-era mentality of efficiency, but also lack basic IT skills. Poor old bureaucrats: Looks like they had better study up before Dima gives them the boot…


From Associated Press:

Russia’s new 42-year-old president showed frustration with government officials who do not know how to use a computer and warned Thursday that they could soon be out of a job. “They either should learn or, as they say, goodbye,” President Dmitry Medvedev said. “We don’t hire people who can’t read and write. Computer literacy today is the same.”