Peru Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
To learn more about open-source tech in Peru, here are some resources with links:
  1. Open Source Perú (OSP): OSP is a non-profit organization that promotes the use of open-source software in Peru. It has a vibrant online community and regularly organizes events and training sessions. You can visit their website at to learn more.

  2. Perú Soft: Perú Soft is a community of software developers in Peru. They have a strong focus on open-source technology and provide resources for developers, including tutorials and events. Their website is

  3. Open Source Community Peru: This is a group of developers and tech enthusiasts in Peru who are passionate about open-source software. They regularly hold events and workshops to promote the use of open-source technology. You can find them on Facebook at

  4. Free Software Foundation Latin America: The Free Software Foundation is a global organization that advocates for the use of free and open-source software. The Latin America chapter has a strong presence in Peru and provides resources and events for developers. You can learn more at

As for notable technologists from Peru throughout history, here are a few:

  1. Teodoro Mendoza: Mendoza is a computer science professor and one of the founders of Open Source Perú. He has been a key figure in the promotion of open-source technology in Peru.

  2. Rosa María Alfaro: Alfaro is a software developer and activist who has been involved in the open-source community in Peru for many years. She has contributed to numerous open-source projects and has been a vocal advocate for open-source software.

  3. Luis von Ahn: von Ahn is a computer science professor and entrepreneur who was born in Peru. He is best known for creating the CAPTCHA system and for co-founding the language learning platform Duolingo.

  4. José Carlos Mariátegui: Mariátegui was a writer and political activist who lived in Peru in the early 20th century. He was a strong advocate for technological progress and believed that technology could be used to empower marginalized communities.

Overall, Peru has a vibrant open-source community with many resources available for developers and enthusiasts. With the support of organizations like Open Source Perú and the Free Software Foundation, it is likely that the use of open-source technology will continue to grow in the country.

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