Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Cuba: The Ireland of the Caribbean?

From Wired:

Clive Thompson on Cuba's Potential Tech Boom

By Clive Thompson


Cubans also have a hacker mindset. They've needed it to handle the constant privation. They keep 50-year-old cars running with cobbled-together parts. They cadge gray-market Internet access by making friends with local officials—among the anointed few the government allows online. When Soviet food supplies vanished, Cubans turned to urban gardening.

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