I would like for people to understand the real value of information

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Mr. Musayelyan in your opinion what is the role of technologies in developing civil society during the post election period in Armenia?

It is not a secret that technologies play a big role in developing civil society, and the events and geo-political realities of the recent years are a proof of that. There are many examples including the activity in social networks, but I do not think that the reason are technologies and technological development. Technologies are tools, they are simply means through which different social groups can communicate with each other, exchange information, mobilize over pivotal ideas and engage in activities. These tools will develop more and more, but I do not think that people, who do not actively use social networks today, do not contribute to civil society. There are people, who have certain role in building civil society due to their activities, however spending time on blogs and in social networks for them is a waste of time. Continue reading

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We should be able to discover our youth’s potential and the gene, the motivational force

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Summing up work and results of the Presidential IT Awards Committee, Hovik Musayelyan noticed that one of the most concerning issues observed by the Committee during interviews with award candidates is that many of them, even the best students of mathematics and physics, as well as natural science schools gave surprising answers to members of the Committee about their career choices.

Most of them confessed that they would choose to study in medical or economic universities. Basically, they wanted to study everything except natural science, which came as a surprise for the Committee members. The Committee members shared their concerns with the RA President.
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