If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that occasionally it changes appearance. That’s because I change WordPress “themes,” the templates that determine how everything displays. Many themes don’t allow full-size photos. In my last change, I found one that did. So I was thrilled… …OK, stop right there. Today I notice that this theme has decided to replace my changing Uruguay header pictures with a black and white photo of mountains with snow, of which Uruguay has neither. How the hell did…Continue Reading “A little geekiness”

I’ve picked on Uruguayan websites a couple times in the past, starting with the need to actually type “www” to get to a web site. Redirects are so 1990s-new. Now it’s all about secure connections. So of course amusing to try to get to web site of Uruguayan Customs: Lovely.

Some interesting things going on in little Uruguay. A couple of reads: New York Times: Uruguay Video Game Startups Uruguay’s One Laptop Per Child Program (thanks Marcos Cristoforo Mercer) Related: my blog about CIEBAL, Uruguay’s OLPC program