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dateMore Than a Year Ago
subjectComputers And Society
authorCarlos Brewer

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...

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 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.

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...

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.

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. ...

Technological Garbage
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Technological Garbage

Are Latin American countries prepared enough to deal with the environmental and health risks caused by techno-garbage?

Campus Party Colombia
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Campus Party Colombia

 July 6 2009, is the starting date for the second edition of “campus party” which is one of the most important technological shows of the world.

E-Commerce in Latin America
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E-Commerce in Latin America

Short talk about the evolution and actual status of e-commerce in Latin America

Latin America & Internet Security
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Latin America & Internet Security

How are our countries dealing with internet security issues? 

E-Government in Latin America
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E-Government in Latin America

According to wikipedia: e-Government  is a diffused neologism used to refer to the use of information and communication technology to provide and improve government...

Common Problems of SE Students in Latin America, Part 1
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Common Problems of SE Students in Latin America, Part 1

First part and introduction of an analysis to common problems faced by SE students in Latin America.

Results of IT in Education
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Results of IT in Education

Short review of the results of the implementation of information technologies in latin american education
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