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19 December 2017



Fortune had a long article on Estonian Digital Life in May 2017 issue.

Some pull quotes:

The all-digital habits begin young: Estonian children learn computer programming at school, many beginning in kindergarten. See photo of Children in a coding class in an elementary school in Tallinn.

In 2000, Estonia became the first country in the world to declare Internet access a basic human right—much like food and shelter. That same year it passed a law giving digital signatures equal weight to handwritten ones. That single move created an entire paperless system.


Best Place to be Female Engineer:

Estonia. In this country, which offers significant tuition incentives to draw high-school graduates into fields such as engineering, female professional and technical workers outnumber men two to one – 68 percent compared to 32 percent, according to the World Economic Forum.

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