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· May, 2014

Stories about Mexico from May, 2014

Legislating on Open Access in Mexico

Saul Equihua writes [es] on Infotecarios about open access in México: On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Mexico moved ahead by adding and reforming the Legislation of Science and Technology, the...

An Experience with Ciberbullying

Arely Torres Miranda writes [es] on Mujeres Construyendo [Women Building] about her own experience with ciberbullying: That's when I understood that I hadn't been part of a social phenomenon I...

Reference Services in Library and the Web

Samuel Castro Ponce writes [es] on Infotecarios about reference services [es] or librarian consultaton, history, features and evolution: Evidently, synchronized referece services are evolving. Now there is a trend of...

Dragons and Fears

Miguel Carrillo wrote [es] on Evolución Creativa about fears, and he uses a tale from a land named “Confortland”, and concludes with this reflection: Fears don't define us, how we...

Adventures of a Cyclist in Mexico City

Global Voices contributor Andrea Arzaba blogged about her adventures the first time she went through Mexico D.F.: There was no turning back. I took the card from my wallet and...

The Mexican Hashtag that was Trending Topic on Mother's Day

Andrés Mayorquín comments [es] on Se hace camino al andar about the Mexican campaign on Twitter with hashtag #ChingueasumadreEPN [screw your mother, president EPN]: Via Twitter, the president's mother was...

Not Everything is Cyberbullying in Juvenile Violence

From Mexico, as a result of the murder of a teenager by her friend, faeriedevilish writes [es] for SocialTic about children, ICT, and violence in the media: In every note,...

Tips for Being a First World Country

Mexican Alfredo Cortés de Café Financiero reflects [es] after a trip to Canada about things and attitudes that in this country mean to belong to the “first world”: I want...

Women Bloggers and Mother's Day

Women bloggers at Mujeres Construyendo [Women building] celebrated [es] Mother's Day to no surprise: blogging! Beyond the huge ads that can be seen for presents on this occasion, we have...

Google Nest, They Know Your Data

The blog Infoactivismo reports [es] about the parodic launching of Google Nest on the recent edition of Re:publica 14 in Berlin. After reviewing the fictitious features of the product, the...

Mother's Day According to Mexican Government

Osiris Jasso reflects [on] recent Mother's Day and how it was “celebrated” by the Mexican government on social networks. Mother's Day is an excellent occasion to highlight the importance of...

Technological Activism on Campaign Against #LeyTelecom

In the context of the campaign against Ley Telecom in Mexico, Juan Manuel Casanueva from SocialTic briefly analyzes [es] different citizen technological initiatives that the population is using in the...

Reflections on Mother's Day

Mother's Day is here and Claudia Díaz from Mexico writes [es] on PlayMommy about mothers that will celebrate this occasion from her own experience. My first Mother's Day was very...

Mothering Tech Savvy Children

Julia Cuéllar gets inspiration from the book Los bárbaros [The Barbarians; es], essays about mutation, by Alessandro Baricco, to reflect on Mujeres Construyendo [Building Women], about maternity in times of...

México: Senate Appoints the Seven Commissioners to the New IFAI

The Mexican Senate appointed the seven members of the new IFAI. There are some appointments among the political class.

Who's a “Mirrey”? Spotting Glamour and Excess in Mexico

A look into the "mirrey" style that many Mexicans hold (or yearn for). It is an evidence of the social discrimination that exists in Mexico.

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