Estonians have taken to the new techno-culture like polar bears to an icy Arctic sea. Benjamin Smith explores the reasons - and the myths - behind the techno-craze.Remote communication suits the Nordic mentality," Eesti Telekom CEO Mannik told an amused, if skeptical, audience at a Riga telecommunications conference late last month. If Latvians and Lithuanians want to talk something over, Mannik continued, they'll go down to the pub for a pint. Frosty Estonians, on the other hand, would rather discuss it over the phone or send an e-mail. National character, Mannik says, explains his country...
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