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by Alejandro Torres Frías

I was just chatting with a cousin of mine who lives in Concepción, in the south of Chile, and he was telling me about a social program he’s working on.  It’s called “Quiero Mi Barrio” (I Love my Neighborhood). The objective of this program, which is financed by the Chilean Government, is to help young people and children at risk in lower income communities through different educational and sporting activities.  Since my cousin participates in the PR and Organizing of the different activities of this program, we had been disscusing several weeks back about the possibility of me flying down for a week to teach a few classes on Basic Computer Literacy (pro-bono) to young people who are part of the program.  As we discuss different possibilities in regards with contents, objectives, class lenghts and dates of travel, we find ourselves evolving into an interesting combination of topics (more…)

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by Alejandro

I’ve recently started to develop (pro bono), a project which is related to High Performance Motorcycle Pilot Trainings for Bimota Motorcycles in Chile, which is where I purchased and service my motorcycle, and also take motorcycle pilot classes. Hobby excitement aside, and as I write contents into a presentation I have to make at Bimota in a few weeks, I’m thrilled with all of the ideas and improvements that I believe can be part of this “pumped up” Motorcycle Pilot Training.  My objective here is to expand, organize and deepen the necessary theoretical, mechanical and practical contents of their Pilot Training, which includes some theoretical contents plus racetrack practice (not as often as I would like to, though).  As a pilot myself, who recently attended one of their Pilot Trainings, I feel trully excited about the increased scope of effectiveness that an improved training could have on me and every other pilot-student.  As they say: you can never be too safe on a motorbike.

There is a lot that can be done to make a product, service or methodology evolve, deliver more value to the user and provide the (more…)