Conferencia con José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero

Conferencia con el Ex-Presidente de España, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe, 26 de agosto de 2

José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero y Fernando Gutiérrez
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero y Fernando Gutiérrez

José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero fue presidente de España desde abril de 2004 hasta diciembre de 2011. Zapatero es Miembro del Partido Socialista Obrero Español y actualmente Consejero del Estado Español. Durante su primera etapa de gobierno (2004-2007) logró una estabilidad política y económica de su país que permitió el desarrollo de un programa progresista.

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The Louis Forsdale Award (2015)

Comparto el reconocimiento Louis Forsdale 2015 que la Media Ecology Association me entregó el sábado 13 de junio, durante la cena de premiación celebrada en la Metropolitan State University de Denver, Colorado.

2015 Louis Forsdale Award
2015 Louis Forsdale Award

La Media Ecology Association es una organización norteamericana sin fines de lucro, dedicada a promover el estudio, la investigación, crítica y aplicación de esta meta-disciplina (Media Ecology) en el contexto educacional, industrial, político, cívico, social, cultural y artístico.

En la siguiente liga puede consultarse la lista de ganadores de los reconocimientos 2015 de la Media Ecology Association.

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Entrevista con Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, co-founded Apple Computer Inc. (1976) and helped to shape the computing industry with his design of the Apple I and Apple II in the late 70s. He is also known as a Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for the past three decades. For his achievements at Apple Computer, Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States in 1985, the highest honor bestowed on America’s leading innovators. In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology.

Steve Wozniak and Fernando Gutiérrez
Steve Wozniak and Fernando Gutiérrez

After leaving Apple in 1985, Wozniak was involved in various business and philanthropic ventures, focusing primarily on computer capabilities in schools and stressing hands-on learning and encouraging creativity for students. Making significant investments of both his time and resources in education, he “adopted” the Los Gatos School District, providing students and teachers with hands-on teaching and donations of state-of-the-art technology equipment.

Wozniak is one of the three people (Wozniak, Kapor, and one anonymous benefactor) who provided the initial money to found the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Created in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. EFF work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

Wozniak is called one of “Silicon Valley’s most creative engineers,”. He believes in encouraging free thinking and creativity for youngsters, counsel them against forces of conformity.

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