Microsoft: Technology key to corruption fight

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June 9, 2011, 2:35 p.m. | Business — by Alissa Ambrose

Alissa Ambrose

The way to end corruption and speed economic development in Ukraine may lie in technology -- especially the emerging field of “cloud computing.”
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Anonymous June 9, 2011, 4:22 p.m.    

First step is for Ukraine to upgrade trunk connections between oblasts and install optical fibre cabling to major commercial precincts. The days of copper wire are over Optical Fibre is the way forward,. The more Ukraine can spend on infrastructure renewal the better.

Yes Ukraine has a bright future in software development but I am not convinced that Microsoft's vision is the way forward. Much of the efficiencies and progress in new technology can be found in open source software not closed shop proprietary systems. The big growth of efficiency is to be found in the developing world not the USA or other Western nations. Integration is the key and open source is the platform.

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Anonymous June 9, 2011, 5:01 p.m.    

First step is to 'remove' all voting computers in Rada.

One person, one hand = one vote; this is democracy.

The exisiting 'piano player' voting MUST BE STOPPED!!!

See this video.....

The gov't must lead by example.....if this illegal voting is how they do things,,,,,,there is no hope.




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Anonymous June 9, 2011, 6:31 p.m.    

Бог помагає Українії !

Thank you Ms Ambrose and the Kyiv Post for a fresh, first run report.

Intriguing. Of course like charity; changes begin at home. It would be technologically leading to have a Question and Answer section in the Kyiv Post supplementing the comments.

I trust dignitaries from visiting churches will receive equal consideration.

Слава Українії !

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Capitalist Capitalist June 10, 2011, 5:43 p.m.    

True consulting Bullshit!! Simply: cloud computing is very stable, fast, accessible 24/7, scalable (big) storage for web-site or web-product (ie, skype servers). How it will beat corruption? :)

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Anonymous June 11, 2011, 2:48 a.m.    

Good story. More like this please.

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