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Monument to Steve Jobs to Appear in Petersburg
25.07.2012 16:56
Monument to Steve Jobs to Appear in Petersburg
Steve Jobs

 A monument to the founder of the Apple company may appear in St. Petersburg soon.

      A competition for the best concept of the Steve Jobs memorial has been announced in St. Petersburg. As organizers of the project say it can be any idea: from a classical monument, a stele or a memorial plate to an electronic installation.

      “Petersburg is justly considered the Russian center of information technologies. There are most well-known universities here, and the school of programming is recognized the leading one in Russia; students of Petersburg higher educational institutions regularly win international competitions on programming. The only Russian competitor of Facebook –VKontakte – has also been created and based in Petersburg. For this reason we believe that Petersburg can be called not only the Northern capital, but also the IT capital of Russia” - representatives of the company Fund Progress IT explained. 

      The detail of the competition can be found on the project’s website http://idea-jobs.org/. Applications are accepted till August 6, and winners will be announced on August 10, 2012.

      
Source: www.gazeta.spb.ru


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Steve Jobs Monuments in Russia Monuments to People St. Petersburg  

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