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Why did Venezuela collapse? Watch this short excellent explainer video

Venezuela, one the wealthiest countries in Latin America, has collapsed. The economy is in shambles and people are starving. What happened? I watched this 7-minute explainer by Vox and feel much less ignorant than I did. I also see many parallels between what happened in there and what is starting to happen in the United ...

The cloud vs humanity: Adobe terminates every software license in Venezuela, keeps Venezuelans’ money

If you live in Venezuela and rely on Adobe products to do your job -- whether that's publishing a newspaper, running an NGO, or doing design work, Adobe has a very special message for you: GO **** YOURSELF.

Today, citing US sanctions, Adobe terminated every software license in the country of Venezuela. And because Adobe ...

Artificial intelligence can contribute to a safer world

Whether primitive or cutting-edge, in the wrong hands, technology can empower bad actors and put our society at risk, creating a sense of helplessness and frustration. ...

Venezuela is losing a generation of tech talent to its humanitarian crisis

The escalating crisis in Venezuela has seen sky-high hyperinflation, widespread hunger and a large-scale exodus out of the country. The desperate circumstances have led to more than three million Venezuelans leaving the country for a better life. According to recent numbers published by the UN, Latin American countries have doled out around 1.3 million residence ...

Venezuela hit by second electrical blackout in one month, capital city of Caracas mostly without power

Reuters reports that all lights were out across many regions of Venezuela including much of the capital city of Caracas on Monday.

This blackout follows a previous and prolonged blackout, for which electricity had just been restored only two weeks ago.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blamed that earlier blackout on internet-based “sabotage” by U.S. president Donald ...

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines it offers per market — expanding the choice of search product users can pick from in markets around the world. Most notably it’s expanded search engine lists to include pro-privacy ...