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Discussed at connections-20080112

  • 1971-1973
  • Fernando Flores started as an engineering, and a member of a group who helped to elect Allende
  • As a summer job, was working on a project related to Sigma, where Stafford Beet was working.
  • Project Cybersyn, of which Flores was the political direction
  • Idea to make the Chilean state-run government available online
  • 11 levels of recursion design, four made operational
  • Flores is now a senator in Chile
  • Was in prison under the Pinochet government, released with the help of Amnesty International
  • Went to Berkeley, studies under John Searle

2008/03/28: Steve Haeckel pointed out an article: Alexei Barrionuevo, “Before ’73 Coup, Chile Tried to Find the Right Software for Socialism”, New York Times, March 28, 2008, accessed at

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