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The land that time forgot: How crowdsourcing can help bring Cuba into the 21st Century

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… island that occupies such a large place in world culture and history. Explaining the country of Castro is probably impossible, but triumphant Socialism or the white sandy beaches of Varadero are far from the reality. Day-by-day Cuba revealed itself exciting, surprising and often disappointing.

Paper to the people

One thing that struck me – aside form the complete lack of consumer choice – was the amount of bureaucracy involved in… pretty much everything, from getting a seat on a …

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Revenge of the gamers: an epic win for the world

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

“An ‘epic win’ is an outcome that is so extraordinarily positive, you had no idea it was even possible before you achieved it.” Jane McGonigal

As a teenager, I found most adults just couldn’t see the point of videogames. My own parents never seemed to grasp that games had moved on since the days of Pong and Space Invaders. Despite the obvious coolness of my …

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