How design works

Nowadays, in almost every business that have the general public as the client, one essential factor that dictates the success of the products is the design. Big companies already found it and also many startups that are trying to win their spot in the market. Addressing this subject, i found a nice...

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Developers and facebook

While doing my daily news reading I stumbled on an article at the blog “GigaOm” discussing whether or not programmers like facebook to interact with each other and to discuss work. In the middle of it I followed a link that lead me to the place where the original discussion about this...

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Everything is a Remix: Part 4

The final chapter of the “Everything is a remix” series is officially out. As I posted here the first three episodes I have to do the same for this one. Is the end of an interesting and visually appealing analysis to the background of creativity and innovation, suggesting that there is nothing...

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Tribes and Startups

Yesterday I’ve read a very interesting post, on the blog “onStartups“, about the different roles you can find in a tribe and how that structure can be compared to today’s startups. For me the great value of article, is the explanation about how different people with...

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Time to start coding

In last months of 2011 one fever started throughout the web, specially in the tech blogs and aggregators, about whether or not people should have some programing skills. It’s true that in the technological society that we live in, the ability to code and automate some tasks is very...

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Finally some choice

Yesterday when walking around in a mall, I decided to enter one Portuguese store called “Worten” to check some notebooks and other equipment, to stay updated about what this stores are selling and the current prices. I already had read about some netbooks being sold in Portugal with Ubuntu but...

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Doing it twice

I usually don’t like infographics, because reading a large image full of charts, cartoons and numbers that sometimes doesn’t even matter is boring and time consuming. But from time to time I find some exceptions to this “rule” and this post is about one of them. Many people...

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The King’s Speech

Some time ago i wrote about a guy who showed up in a TV Show talking about a new mentality that is needed here in Portugal. Today I’m gonna return to that subject and post here one video (yes one more, this is starting to look like a video channel) of his speech at TEDx Youth Braga, that i...

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Life in a Day

Yesterday i read about one fascinating project, sponsored by youtube, called “Life in a Day“, where people all over the world were invited to record their daily live and share it. As a result of this experiment, we have one 90 minute movie that show’s us how much distinct life can...

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