Festival Software Libre Vallarta 2012

The first days of november I spent them at the Festival Software Libre 2012, in Puerto Vallarta. Like last year, this is an event where most of the free software minds in Mexico and other nearby countries gather to exchange and promote technology ideas and projects.... RMX 212 music festival in Guadalajara

RMX 212 music festival in Guadalajara

As a new resident of Guadalajara, I know very little of the history of the RMX 212 music festival. This is the first time I know about it and assisted. I have to say that it is awesome! They completely shut down Ave. Chapultepec, an avenue known for it’s... Electronic voting machines

Electronic voting machines

My friend Gunnar Wolf has been tracking the e-voting machines progress in Mexico (and other countries) for quite a while and recently gave a talk about electronic voting in Peru. I share his concerns about using them and I’m completely against their adoption in... Mexico’s nation-wide protest against presidential elections

Mexico’s nation-wide protest against presidential elections

The presidential elections in Mexico had lots of dubious activities mostly from the Revolutionary Party (PRI) and everyone went on the streets to protest against the results that favor that party’s candidate. Protests like the one photographed in these images... #YoSoy132 protest and Mexico’s 2nd presidential debate events

#YoSoy132 protest and Mexico’s 2nd presidential debate events

Last weekend was Mexico’s 2nd presidential debate in Guadalajara. Lucky for me, I’m now living in this city so I had the opportunity to witness several of the events and protests around this event. On Sunday there was the protest against the PRI candidate...