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  • apple | Informatech CR Blog
    ground now Portability of the device is always a plus ie Nintendo portables always outsell home consoles It also demands that the app respond faster and be launchable easier Visual appeal Buttons images tabs they all look nice and respond quickly Development of rich interfaces is easier For all I love the Web dealing with browser incompatibilities and CSS rendering issues is not fun All that is good and true but don t desktop apps on the Mac Linux and Windows also access the hardware fully Don t some of them have nice UIs What s the catalyst for all this interest The answer in my opinion is convenience KISS Yep what users of apt get have known for years relatively easy installation of native applications via the Internet is very desirable I think all of us might ve moved to webapps for email news etc because the administration and acquiring of desktop apps was just inconvenient another good point would be feature creep but that s another post altogether Consider Windows and buying downloading software later installing configuring it ain t pretty It s more convenient just to access a webpage no dealing with configs or anything at the cost of reduced expectations If Microsoft and the rest of the packaged software industry had embraced Internet distribution we might be somewhere else now but they did not and thus a lot of PC software moved to the Web So now you go click on a store and you app download and install Once you see it in action you shouldn t be surprised people like it even when ceding control and maybe even freedom Hopefully one day a desktop OS could have such an option The Web is dead Long live the Web So is the Web dead Not

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  • flipboard | Informatech CR Blog
    getting off the ground now Portability of the device is always a plus ie Nintendo portables always outsell home consoles It also demands that the app respond faster and be launchable easier Visual appeal Buttons images tabs they all look nice and respond quickly Development of rich interfaces is easier For all I love the Web dealing with browser incompatibilities and CSS rendering issues is not fun All that is good and true but don t desktop apps on the Mac Linux and Windows also access the hardware fully Don t some of them have nice UIs What s the catalyst for all this interest The answer in my opinion is convenience KISS Yep what users of apt get have known for years relatively easy installation of native applications via the Internet is very desirable I think all of us might ve moved to webapps for email news etc because the administration and acquiring of desktop apps was just inconvenient another good point would be feature creep but that s another post altogether Consider Windows and buying downloading software later installing configuring it ain t pretty It s more convenient just to access a webpage no dealing with configs or anything at the cost of reduced expectations If Microsoft and the rest of the packaged software industry had embraced Internet distribution we might be somewhere else now but they did not and thus a lot of PC software moved to the Web So now you go click on a store and you app download and install Once you see it in action you shouldn t be surprised people like it even when ceding control and maybe even freedom Hopefully one day a desktop OS could have such an option The Web is dead Long live the Web So is the

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  • Good article with links about Web Tools for your Business | Informatech CR Blog
    Post navigation Communication Etiquette 101 2010 in review Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment Email required Address never made public Name required Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You

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  • Communication Etiquette 101 | Informatech CR Blog
    would like to be treated For Informatech employees that should mean that timely response is the norm What if you don t know the answer to the question being posed Well how would you respond if it were face to face You would say I m not sure how to answer you right now Let me get back to you tomorrow or the end of the week or by a specific date Never is ignoring the request acceptable There I got that off my chest Oh in case you can t get hold of me here s my contact info Phil Palmer Phone 801 386 0683 email phil palmer informatech cr skype phil palmer twitter pjpalm801 Share this Email Facebook Twitter Like this Like Loading Related December 6 2010 by pjpalm801 Categories Collaboration 1 Comment Post navigation Anthropological meaning of work Good article with links about Web Tools for your Business One thought on Communication Etiquette 101 Oscar Marin says December 6 2010 at 7 31 pm This happens to me all the time and I think I provoke it in other occasions In distributed work environments people is using more and more ineffective communication tools like IM or even worse email to exchange critical information The problem with those tools is that sometimes it allows the other party to ignore the message or in some cases due to malfunctioning of the tool employed the sender of the message perceives that is being ignored That is why nothing is going to beat face time not an apple related statement here but as ideal as it is becoming more and more difficult to achieve so what to do Is my experience that for prompt effective and reliable communication for distributed teams voice should be used as much as possible if video

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  • Communication Etiquette 101 | Informatech CR Blog
    you would like to be treated For Informatech employees that should mean that timely response is the norm What if you don t know the answer to the question being posed Well how would you respond if it were face to face You would say I m not sure how to answer you right now Let me get back to you tomorrow or the end of the week or by a specific date Never is ignoring the request acceptable There I got that off my chest Oh in case you can t get hold of me here s my contact info Phil Palmer Phone 801 386 0683 email phil palmer informatech cr skype phil palmer twitter pjpalm801 Share this Email Facebook Twitter Like this Like Loading Related December 6 2010 by pjpalm801 Categories Collaboration 1 Comment Post navigation Anthropological meaning of work Good article with links about Web Tools for your Business One thought on Communication Etiquette 101 Oscar Marin says December 6 2010 at 7 31 pm This happens to me all the time and I think I provoke it in other occasions In distributed work environments people is using more and more ineffective communication tools like IM or even worse email to exchange critical information The problem with those tools is that sometimes it allows the other party to ignore the message or in some cases due to malfunctioning of the tool employed the sender of the message perceives that is being ignored That is why nothing is going to beat face time not an apple related statement here but as ideal as it is becoming more and more difficult to achieve so what to do Is my experience that for prompt effective and reliable communication for distributed teams voice should be used as much as possible if

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  • Anthropological meaning of work | Informatech CR Blog
    sustain the business model If you are not good for a job well you are not good for a job and that simple fact means you may not be suitable to work in that line of business But when you are suitable when you are a valuable contributor and when you are providing more that just earnings to a company if even when that is the case you are still replaceable and set apart mainly because of what you cost then something is really wrong with that company s concept of the value of work I think and it is me of course that a world driven by these capitalized human principles may lead people to believe that capital is more important than themselves and in such a scenario people are prevented form discovering the real foundation of what work is really all about people When I started to realize that people in any scenario an spite what any CEO may say people are what really matter in the end I started to think differently about the real meaning of having a job I started to understand what I should try to focus on when I chose where to work and more importantly not to work I think the real meaning of work from a human perspective hence the anthropological word in the title is to embrace an activity that will provide you with your human basic needs but also something that will dignify you as an individual and that can bring joy and meaning to your existence It doesn t come for free I have to say We still sometimes need to work on things we don t like just to make a living but again as I said before we always have the choice to change what we are doing and search for a place to work where we can have enough money dignity joy and satisfaction as human individuals who transcend the mere material things we can buy Just ask yourself if you see a guy on the street playing the harmonica for some coins would you think right away that he is a loser even if the guy is visibly happy I m not saying we all have to be poor or working pro bono to be happy I m just asking what will you think right away of someone else who is poor by choice or works pro bono At this point in my life I rather chose a place where I m eager to go to work everyday because of the great working environment somewhere where I will feel appreciated even if I m not a money making machine a place where I can be myself and at the same time do what I love even to the point of be willing to go the extra mile Just because And if I ever need to chose a fashion place just for the extra bucks which may happen out of multiple reasons life sometimes throws

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  • Anthropological meaning of work | Informatech CR Blog
    which sustain the business model If you are not good for a job well you are not good for a job and that simple fact means you may not be suitable to work in that line of business But when you are suitable when you are a valuable contributor and when you are providing more that just earnings to a company if even when that is the case you are still replaceable and set apart mainly because of what you cost then something is really wrong with that company s concept of the value of work I think and it is me of course that a world driven by these capitalized human principles may lead people to believe that capital is more important than themselves and in such a scenario people are prevented form discovering the real foundation of what work is really all about people When I started to realize that people in any scenario an spite what any CEO may say people are what really matter in the end I started to think differently about the real meaning of having a job I started to understand what I should try to focus on when I chose where to work and more importantly not to work I think the real meaning of work from a human perspective hence the anthropological word in the title is to embrace an activity that will provide you with your human basic needs but also something that will dignify you as an individual and that can bring joy and meaning to your existence It doesn t come for free I have to say We still sometimes need to work on things we don t like just to make a living but again as I said before we always have the choice to change what we are doing and search for a place to work where we can have enough money dignity joy and satisfaction as human individuals who transcend the mere material things we can buy Just ask yourself if you see a guy on the street playing the harmonica for some coins would you think right away that he is a loser even if the guy is visibly happy I m not saying we all have to be poor or working pro bono to be happy I m just asking what will you think right away of someone else who is poor by choice or works pro bono At this point in my life I rather chose a place where I m eager to go to work everyday because of the great working environment somewhere where I will feel appreciated even if I m not a money making machine a place where I can be myself and at the same time do what I love even to the point of be willing to go the extra mile Just because And if I ever need to chose a fashion place just for the extra bucks which may happen out of multiple reasons life sometimes

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  • New Hackathon Challenge: Desarrollando América 2012 | Informatech CR Blog
    Informatech banner once again at a hackathon This time it will be at the Latin America wide Desarrollando América Latina 2012 Participants From Informatech we will have Adriana Jara Johan Rodríguez André Curione and myself Joining us will be Eliécer Leitón from BackCountry and our social and analysis liaison Cecilia Salazar We ll be developing a native Android application and reporting Dec 1 2 from the hackathon Michael Holst 9 933333 84 083333 Share this Email Facebook Twitter Like this Like Loading Related October 29 2012 by pjpalm801 Categories Costa Rica Informatech Mobile Leave a comment Post navigation A Fable For Management The Ill Informed Walrus BackCountry Hackathon 2012 Informatech Wins API Category Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment Email required Address never made public Name required Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Google account Log Out Change Cancel Connecting to s Notify me of new comments via email Notify me of new posts

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