MIT Innovator Under 35 at age 19

Daniel Salinas, has been distinguished as one of MIT Technology Review's "Innovators Under 35" for his groundbreaking work in climate technology and sustainability. Daniel's innovative solutions in these fields have not only made waves in the tech community but have also played a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable future for all.

Software ate Latin America. Now AI and climate tech are about to eat software

Discover why climate tech is a big opportunity for LatAm and what you need to succeed as a Latino climate tech founder. This is a copy of the article I publish with Latitud https://www.latitud.com/en/blog/climate-tech-latam-tech-report

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The Egg by Marcus Aurelius and Andy Weir

Hear a mixture between the short story The Egg by Andy Weir and the traditional Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. The product of a night with free time in Bogota. It brings together two great authors from more than two thousand years of being born. All this was written by them, I just joined them.

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Green cows

In 2003 Seth Godin published a book on remarkable advertisement and how differentiation is key in marketing. The name is purple cow. But society is much better than just that. We need useful content that stands out by itself and it’s able to create a meaningful impact in the audience. An impact that follows coherently the lines of thought and the philosophy that has moved the world trough out its history. The creation of content has to be more transparent and fundamentally based in ideas that can help us change behaviors for the good. “Green cow” is just that. A more ethical, distinguished, coherent and purposeful advertisement. One that stands out and encourages others to look and share with meaning.

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The Prestige of Entrepreneurship: Conjuring Magic from the Paradox of Existence

Inspired by Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige," this blog post parallels the journey of entrepreneurship with the film's narrative. It explores the 'founder's paradox,' the magic of perception, and the importance of dedicated effort. It delves into stoicism, existentialism, and Ludwig von Mises' concept of 'Human Action,' illuminating their connection with entrepreneurship. The post underscores authenticity, continuous learning, passion, and awareness of mortality as pivotal elements of the entrepreneurial journey, alluding to the film's intricate plot and profound themes.

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The Cost of Inaction: Climate Risks and the Emergence of Climate Dollars in Global and LatAm Markets

The article discusses the profound economic implications of climate change, emphasizing the concept of "Climate Dollars" to quantify its impact. The global financial system often fails to accurately price climate risks, leading to potential financial catastrophes. Latin America, in particular, is at a unique intersection of these challenges due to its geographical and socio-economic landscape. The Panama Canal crisis serves as a stark example of the cost of climate inaction, with the canal's challenges potentially siphoning off nearly $5 billion from the global economy in just 21 days. The emergence of "Climate Dollars" in the region could be the catalyst for a financial revolution, emphasizing the need for sustainable investments and long-term growth. The article also touches upon the ESG paradox, highlighting the need for more targeted metrics beyond ESG. Finally, the role of finance in Latin America is discussed, emphasizing the importance of adaptation interventions, risk communication, and climate justice.

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