• Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Phones made by Huawei impacted by U.S. blacklist
News
1284 views
News
1284 views

Phones made by Huawei impacted by U.S. blacklist

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 20, 2019

By some estimates, Huawei smartphones are the most popular brand in Costa Rica. But the hundreds of thousands of Costa Ricans who use phones created by Chinese…

Space Ticos: Two Costa Ricans make headlines at NASA
Costa Rica
1297 views
Costa Rica
1297 views

Space Ticos: Two Costa Ricans make headlines at NASA

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 13, 2019

Students at Stoney Nakoda Elementary School in Alberta, Canada had a special guest lecturer during a recent class. As part of a space-themed lesson, the class spoke…

Institute of Technology creates microcontroller fully designed and developed in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
1059 views
Costa Rica
1059 views

Institute of Technology creates microcontroller fully designed and developed in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 9, 2019

You might have to squint to see this for yourself. The Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC) has created the first RISC, 32-bit microcontroller completely designed and…

Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States
Changemakers
4937 views
Changemakers
4937 views

Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States

The Tico Times - August 9, 2018

Their outstanding academic performance, English fluency, leadership, and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have paid off: six Costa Rican students have won a scholarship…

5 questions for Italian interaction designer Massimo Banzi
Weekend Arts Spotlight
4509 views
Weekend Arts Spotlight
4509 views

5 questions for Italian interaction designer Massimo Banzi

The Tico Times - May 6, 2018

Combining technology with design in order to make people’s lives easier: that's what drives Italian interaction designer Massimo Banzi, who visited Costa Rica this week to lead…

Costa Rican third graders ace international technology championship
Changemakers
4654 views
Changemakers
4654 views

Costa Rican third graders ace international technology championship

The Tico Times - April 23, 2018

Remember our piece a few days ago about how six Costa Rican third-graders were ready to take on the world? Well, they emerged victorious: the students, all…

Central America’s first hydrogen-fueled bus hits the road in Costa Rica
costa rican innovations
4760 views
costa rican innovations
4760 views

Central America’s first hydrogen-fueled bus hits the road in Costa Rica

Robin Kazmier / Yale Climate Connections - April 18, 2018

GUANACASTE – Just off a quiet road amid sparsely wooded fields are four rows of solar panels and a single wind turbine. The power they generate is…

Third-graders represent Costa Rica at international technology championship
Changemakers
3633 views
Changemakers
3633 views

Third-graders represent Costa Rica at international technology championship

The Tico Times - April 17, 2018

Six Costa Rican third-graders are ready to take on the world. The students, all from the public Jesús Jiménez Elementary School in Cartago, east of San José,…

Women’s Hackathon takes place in San José
Hackathons
6213 views
Hackathons
6213 views

Women’s Hackathon takes place in San José

The Tico Times - October 23, 2017

More than 200 women from Central America, Mexico and the Dominican Republic gathered in San José over the weekend for the first-ever Central American Women's Hackathon. The…

De San Antonio de Desamparados a las estrellas: hermanos costarricenses brillan en la NASA
Science & Tech
4926 views
Science & Tech
4926 views

De San Antonio de Desamparados a las estrellas: hermanos costarricenses brillan en la NASA

Bruce Callow - March 14, 2017

We are pleased offer this story in translation. Read the original story in English, published Monday, March 13. ¿Cómo te pones en contacto con dos técnicos veteranos…