Category Archives: English

Only posts in English

Dissertation Reflections: Open Budget Data and Society

Open Data

Over the course of my master’s research – entitled Bringing Public Budgets Closer to Citizens: An Engagement Challenge for Open Data – some people asked me to share the findings later on. So I would like to use this blog post … Continue reading

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Facebook, this is not alright!

For months I have been receiving Facebook email notifications that are not related to my personal account. They are bounded to someone else’s Facebook profile, a namesake of myself. This person’s email registered on Facebook is quite similar to mine. … Continue reading

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Brazil x U.S.A.: the real absurdities about the espionage

The information disclosed by Edward Snowden to the world created a diplomatic incident between Washington and Brasilia. The Brazilian government is fed up with the United States because it seems that our friends from the north are spying on us. … Continue reading

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Fedora, it’s time for me to call it a day

FUDCon Tempe

This is the hardest blog post in years for me. I’ve seen some admirable folks leaving the Fedora Project during all this time I’ve been a contributor and I always imagined how they felt. It’s my turn, and I know … Continue reading

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FISL 13 – Event Report

The 13th International Free Software Forum took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil on July 25-28 and the Fedora Project was there once again. In addition to FISL, we also held two Fedora Activity Days to put translations in shape for … Continue reading

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9th CONTECSI – Event Report

Last week took place in São Paulo the 9th International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management. My mission: present my paper named “The Effect Of Collaboration On Knowledge Creation And Production Of Goods”. For further information about the paper … Continue reading

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Upcoming FAmSCo elections and a special nomination

As you probably have heard, FAmSCo elections are coming earlier this year. 7 seats will be up for next election and 3 up for the December election. The anticipated elections are a side effect of the FAmSCo election reforms made … Continue reading

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How we fixed media production and shipment in Brazil

First of all I’m writing this post because it can be useful for other countries in Latin America and even other regions like APAC. I realize that countries and regions are different from each other but we can share experiences … Continue reading

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9th CONTECSI

Almost everything is set to the International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management (CONTECSI), the first event I will attend this year. This conference will take place in the University of São Paulo and will be groundbreaking for me … Continue reading

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L10N/I18N Test Week recap

The L10N/I18N Test Week is now over and it’s time to look at whole picture. Unfortunately I was very sick during the first couple days of the Test Week, but got better in time to run my own test and … Continue reading

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