For the past five years, Russia’s been building walls around its web and packing it with tech oligarchs, startup cities, face-finding algorithms, hacker hunters, and, of course, a few bears. In this episode of Bloomberg’s Hello World, Ashlee Vance travels to Mother Russia to see how they do tech.
Russia has been building a series of Silicon Valley style start-up regions to increase the might and reach of its sovereign tech. The influence of the govt here is the thing to note – good or bad, I will leave it to the individual’s discretion!
Would this lead to the tech utopia in this once mighty nation, time will tell.