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On Software Updates and Version Changes
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On Software Updates and Version Changes

Since the beginning of software industry, developers have produced updates for their products on a regular basis. How do these updates affect the software itself...

A Connected Life
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A Connected Life

In the Internet era, with cell phones, PDAs, and other technologies,  humans are more and more connected to each other. All day you can see people walking and at...

2010 Edition of Campus Party Colombia
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2010 Edition of Campus Party Colombia

A quick look at this special event in Colombia at which people breathe, eat, and sweat technology.

Virtual education: One More Step  to Close the Gap
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Virtual education: One More Step to Close the Gap

Is virtual education a feasible option to deliver rich educational contents to country side zones where no traditional schools are available?

On FIFA World Cup 2010: Football and Internet in Latin America
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On FIFA World Cup 2010: Football and Internet in Latin America

Quick view on how the FIFA Football World Cup will affect Internet in Latin America.

On Social Networks, Political Campaigns and Threats
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On Social Networks, Political Campaigns and Threats

 Brief discussion on how social networks are now the battlefield of political campaigns, death threats and more.

Personal Factories
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Personal Factories

Since several years ago, with the beginning of nanoscience, the idea having of micro factories, like household microwave ovens, is floating in the air.

Internet Information Freedom Revisited.
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Internet Information Freedom Revisited.

Many countries have started to control access to information on Internet for their citizens, most famous case being China, but Latin America does not escape this...

Electronic Voting Systems
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Electronic Voting Systems

 What are the implications of electronic voting? Which countries are using this system? What are the advantages of using such systems? And what are the problems...

A Personal View of the Future of Personal Computing
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A Personal View of the Future of Personal Computing

The future of computers will be created by a conjunction of several key aspects of technology.

200 Years of Independence and Internet-Available Information
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200 Years of Independence and Internet-Available Information

A quick summary of Web sites about the celebration of 200 years of independence in Latin America.

The end of freedom on Internet?
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The end of freedom on Internet?

Recent news on media reveals a tendency in several countries: Internet censorship and more. 

Security and Privacy Issues on Internet Social Networks
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Security and Privacy Issues on Internet Social Networks

Last month most Internet users in Colombia were shocked with the case of a young girl who was murdered by a couple of young guys who used the girl's profile to...

Technology
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Technology

A short review of some of the hidden social and environmental costs of technology.

Internet Connectivity and Multimedia Content in Latin America
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Internet Connectivity and Multimedia Content in Latin America

How Internet connectivity has affected multimedia content in Latin America.

Economic Crisis and Computer Science
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Economic Crisis and Computer Science

A personal view of the role of computer science in economic crisis.

Donation of technological goods and its impact on a society
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Donation of technological goods and its impact on a society

What are the possible consequences of donation of technological goods on the society  

Future World: Utopia?
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Future World: Utopia?

A personal point of view about some technologies of the future world.

Update on Connectivity
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Update on Connectivity

Update on internet connectivity in Colombia

Progress in Internet networking in LA
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Progress in Internet networking in LA

Access to the Internet has always been a problem in South America and especially in some areas where there is no infrastructure, but this is slowly changing. "Castilla...
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