Sunday, November 17, 2019

Technology

“ELECTROLINERAS” IN COSTA RICA

Some years ago in Costa Rica, we dreamed of many inventions that we could only imagine with our minds.  We dreamed of inventions such as those shown on animated TV series like The Jetsons.  These series filled us with...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE

This 2016, on Friday, September 30, Costa Rica is invited to participate in the upcoming “Energy Efficiency Conference”.   You may be wondering, “what is this Conference about”?  “Why do I need to go to that conference?” “What is the...

COSTA RICA JOINS IN THE PREVENTION OF CYBER CRIME

The global scope of cyber crime continues to grow, and cyber criminals have discovered that malicious data encryption followed by a ransom demand can be very profitable. Many companies admit they often pay the ransom.  "From financial institutions, government...

Efficient Energy Use

Efficient use of energy is the goal of reducing the amount of energy required to use a certain appliance or product and has become quite the buzzword as of lately. There are a wide variety of hybrid appliances, variations...

Seeing Again After 43 Years of Blindness

"Excuse me, I just got my sight back last week after being totally blind for 43 years. Could you help me figure out what I am seeing?" That was the question Mike Mays asked a fellow airline passenger as...

The Netherlands Looks to Ban Gas Powered Cars

The Netherlands is one of the countries leading the way in the battle to put an end to gas powered cars. It's been praised for having some of the lowest CO2 emissions in all of Europe, but politicians from...

Costa Rica Ranks High in Geothermal Energy Production

Costa Rica ranked third in polls that rated each country in North and South America on their production of energy using geothermal techniques. This was revealed in a study by The International Geothermal Institution (The IGA in Spanish) which...

Japan Has More Car Charging Stations Than Gas Stations

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced the results of a survey that revealed there are over 40,000 electric car charging stations, surpassing the 34,000 gas stations by a large number.  Although the number does include private home charging stations, public...

Self Driving Car Takes Dying Man to Hospital

After suffering a pulmonary embolism Joshua Neally, a lawyer from Missouri, used his Tesla Model X's self driving mode to get to a hospital. A pulmonary embolism is a potentially fatal obstruction of blood vessels in the lungs and...

Simple ways to save cellular data for Androids and iPhones

Many users of Android cell phones often use up all of their cellular data before the month is up. In response, Google revealed some advice so that you don't exceed your data plan limits. Here are five simple steps to follow: 1. Reduce...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

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From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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