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A Path to Heading a Google-like Company Starts with the Novosoft Scholarship

Mon, Dec 20, 2010 3 Comments

When companies award outstanding young people with their scholarships, it is reasonably regarded to be quite a casual thing nowadays. Why would one think that this year’s Novosoft scholarship to a mathematician student is something special?

Besides developing the coolest backup soft (sounds inappropriately advertising? What about “the COOLEST backup soft; come and prove it isn’t so if you dare!”?), Novosoft LLC is known for driving social campaigns. It particularly supports and sometimes even founds Mathematics and IT college faculties.

As a part of the social activity, a couple of weeks ago Novosoft presented its scholarship to a student of the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty (MMF) of Novosibirsk State University (NSU), Novosibirsk, Russia, where several people from the company’s top management come from. So what?

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Thu, Mar 11, 2010 No Comments

As many of you may be aware, most of the Handy Backup development and marketing team is located in Novosibirsk, Russia. Spring here, especially March, is a great and crazy time loved by ones and hated by the others – it’s a beautiful atmosphere of a war between cold in the air (it’s rarely warmer than 0°C or 32°F) and waking warmth in the hearts.

However, there’s one day this month that absolutely all Russians love: an International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8th of March each year. Started a hundred years ago as a Socialist political event, today it has grown to a mixture of Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, when men express appreciation to all the women in their lives and give them flowers (traditionally, tulips) and small gifts.

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