Sometimes I find technologies and free software that pleasantly surprise me, not only because of its use, but because the impact it can cause. This is the case of GNU Solidario, or GNU Health, recently awarded by the FSF for their solidary contribution. It’s basically a free platform for managing medical data such as patient records, test results, diagnoses, … Although I am not an expert, we can check on the same website that the platform is well advanced and that they are already working with the United Nations to use this free software wherever it is essential.
However, most surprising of all is that this project was born inside a mind of a young computer scientist from Canarias, Luis Falcon. Often, you don’t have to look far away to find talent that can change the world.