Mars rover tests in Chile's high desert

Due to its extreme dryness, the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the most important environments on Earth for researchers who need to approximate the conditions of Mars.

The web’s biggest threats

This week the World Wide Web turned 28 and its inventor believes fake news, privacy and political advertising are its biggest threats.

Will Cuba embrace the internet revolution?

There are now more than 240 public access wi-fi spots dotted around the country and the price for an hour of internet access, while still expensive by international standards, has dropped by more than half, to $1.50 (£1.20) for an hour.

The next blue collar job? Coding

Given the IT industry's projected growth and the increasing accessibility of training programs, coding is poised to be a major supplier of jobs for the middle class.

In Cuba, app stores pay rent

An ingenious answer to digital deprivation. like citizens of most countries in the digital age, Cubans are familiar with app stores. But theirs have actual doors

The web goes native

“Mozilla Nativo” an initiative that seeks the incorporation of the indigenous languages to the digital world. In particular, it will make easier for indigenous languages speakers to make of the web.

How to protect yourself from Hakers

With just your phone number and a little bit of what’s called “social engineering” in which a hacker doesn’t necessarily need technical knowledge but just to convince a customer service rep that they are you, a maliciously intentioned person can break into all the above accounts and more.

The 10 best video games of 2016

From the fiendish classic that tests your sausage-cooking skills to the summer of Jigglypuffs and a return to first world war battlefields, here are 2016’s best video games

AI predicted Trump's win

The AI aims at learning from the environment, developing its own rules at the policy layer, and developing expert systems without discarding any data. It based its analysis on 20 million data points from platforms such as Google, Twitter, and YouTube.

Big Idea: Technology Grows Exponentially

The doubling of computer processing speed every 18 months, known as Moore's Law, is just one manifestation of the greater trend that all technological change occurs at an exponential rate.

Nanotechnology in Quechua

As a side project to the scientific collaboration between Mexican and Peruvian researchers, the book Riqsiyku about nanotechnology was released. A text written in Spanish and Quechua, aimed for primary school children.