This is my talk at the first conference about Free Software and Knowledge in Santo Domingo. The conference goal was to "promote and spread the philosophy of Free software, education and knowledge in the Dominican Republic, among all who are concerned about the social, economic and scientific development of Santo Domingo". The main points of the talk were
What is software anyway?
Do computers and Internet unite or divide?
Do they help educate and empower, or do they divide and estrange?
What is the contribution of Universities to the effects of these technologies?
What could it be?