June 28, 2012
Being born and raised in Brazil, I have always witnessed the damaging effects of the lack of proper education for the majority of the population. Here, unfortunately, public schools are not good, with few exceptions. If you want to provide your kids with a decent education, be ready to place them in private schools and dedicate a large part of your monthly budget to cover for the education fees. This is also a reality in almost all other countries in […]
June 22, 2012
RIO+20, one of the most respected environmental summit in the world, happened last week, but some discussions are not closed yet. Among the critical debates held, one is particularly related to this site: how ICT will help us not only to reduce our carbon footprint, but will also help us to reduce poverty and to secure that democracy is a right for all global citizens. I will address only the first part on this post, the other ones, later.