How Orwell’s 1984 novel is very accurate for 2013

How Orwell’s 1984 novel is very accurate for 2013

George Orwell published his dystopian novel 1984 in the year 1949 guessing a scary version of what the society might be in the future. His predictions have become so accurate to today’s world that we can almost say that if he was trying to predict the future, he... 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... Protest against the media #YoSoy132 in Guadalajara

Protest against the media #YoSoy132 in Guadalajara

I haven’t been up to date to what is being published about Mexico in the rest of the world, but at least all mexicans know about this protest gathering. It all started when presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto went to the Ibero university to give a speech...