Email address? Communicator? Mobile phone? This is not a royal matter ...
Can you imagine today an energetic and active person who lives in a multi-million city, leads a large team, comes to work every day in a fully computerized office, but does not use e-mail or a mobile phone?
There are such people! And you know them ...
On December 12, 2007, Vladimir Putin gave an interview to the American Time magazine , which proclaimed Putin "Man of the Year 2007."
QUESTION: You said that a large number of phones in the office of the boss is an old image. How technological are you now yourself: do you use e-mail or Blackbury, do you, for example, have your own blog and so on?
VLADIMIR PUTIN: I am very, very ashamed, but I do not use it at all. I don’t even use the phone: the staff of my device do everything for me. But they do it brilliantly, I envy them very much.
And two years ago, at a meeting with the head of the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation, Leonid Reiman, the president asked the minister how many mobile phones he personally had.
“I have one. I try not to confuse the statistics, ”Reiman replied.
“And I have none,” Putin complained with a smile.
And what about his colleague from the most technologically advanced country in the world?
George W. Bush, October 2006 Interview with CNBC :
I try not to send emails, more precisely, I not only try not to send emails, I never send them at all. Because it’s all written down, and then the president will receive requests ... I don’t want to receive an e-mail, because, you see, you will receive an e-mail, and you’ll plunge into some kind of story, because I can’t say later: “Well, I have not read this email. ” They will answer me: "But I sent it to your address, how can you say that you did not read it?" In short, I am very careful about emails.
However, Bush is still not a stranger to new technologies.
Interviewer (Maria Bartiromo): I am very curious if you ever google it? Do you use Google?
George W. Bush: From time to time. One of the things I used on Google was I pulled out maps from there. It is very interesting. I forgot what this program is called, but you have a companion there, and you can - in short, I can look at my ranch in Google, and this reminds me that sometimes I would prefer to be there ... Yes, I google sometimes.