As the year 2013 ends, it is time to reflect and write down some thoughts and highlights for the year. This year I spent most of my time working on Telco stuff, specifically on a supply chain orchestration SaaS platform
Amigos, with this post I would like to wish you and your family a peaceful and happy Holidays/Christmas season, and an awesome new year 2014 that is full of good health and prosperity! ceo
This is personalization well done. It is the little things… Thank you, Google.
Android App Ops is no more… Two weeks after I wrote Android App Ops is a Step Forward, Google has disabled/removed the permission manager. After the Android 4.4.2 update, invoking the App Ops app results in a RuntimeException. The R.I.P.
Over time, I have seen the behavior of Google Ads on my weblog change behavior. Today, when I visit websites, including my own blog, I no longer see content-relevant Ads. Digging around I found information on how ads are targeted
Stephen Hawking Says Humans Won’t Survive Another 1,000 Years On Earth “if humans don’t migrate from the planet Earth to colonize other planets, they’ll face extinction in 1,000 years.” The above quote reminds me of Into the Void… :-/ Into
This video is as artistic in nature as Burning Man itself. One day I hope to attend. (Watch this in HD resolution and in full-screen) ceo
Last night (July 27, 2013) Black Sabbath came to Austin Texas (Erwin Center); my 1st time ever seeing Sabbath (and Ozzy for that matter). We enjoyed the show very much. In memory of my very good friend Alberto Rafóls; we
So true… I enjoyed this TED talk very much. This applies to the Tech/software world. Beware of M&Ms. (Coincidentally, today I worked from home and accomplished a lot!) ceo
[Google invited me to give this talk, but expanded, in Kansas City on Aug 23rd. Stay tuned for more info] Next Fri and Sat July 12 – 13 in Austin is the Texas’ GDG TX DevFest. There will be multiple
U.S. Constitution — AMENDMENT IV “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by
Every so often, I like to run a “tag or word cloud” against my Weblog (and Twitter). I then capture the output for future reference. This is a great, cool way of capturing a snapshot of topics that I write
“…cruelty and injustice, intolerance and oppression. And where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission. How did
I am very excited to announce Austin’s first UcATX – Innovation in Communication Apps Architectures meetup, where we will be focusing on the future of Unified Communications, but from the Apps, APIs, Services and Architecture perspective, and related technologies including
Gorgeous work by Squiver – beautiful imagery and music… Namibian Nights from Squiver on Vimeo. (Watch in HD and fullscreen) ceo
A month after I wrote Dell to exit global smartphone business, now I hear rumors that Dell is going private. Many years ago I was predicting that an Asian company would buy Dell, but I wasn’t expecting Dell going private.
I have been spending some time designing Tech-themed t-shirts (with mobile focus). The T-Shirt below, titled Geo Track Me Not!, is an evolution of an design idea I had years ago. I think I am finally close to finishing with
It was a gorgeous, windy, cold day in Austin, Texas. With Todd Brodeur, John Titcomb, Johny Trevino, Mike Galloupe, Eric Gibbons, Glen Whitlock and others — at Zilker Park. Austin Jamming – Panorama #1 (Click on picture to enlarge) Austin
It is the end of 2012 — I wish all of you a very super happy new year, a 2013 full of great health and prosperity. Bye bye 2012… 2012 will be remembered as a very interesting and challenging year.
I agree with Kitty — this is the worst Apocalypse ever… No end of the World and no Zombie Apocalypse… But, no surprise here, right? And to all the end-of-days lunatics out there, there you have it. No, there is
The Overview Effect is about self-awareness and the realization of who and where we are within the grand scheme of the Universe. ‘On the 40th anniversary of the famous Blue Marble photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents
I am no psychologist, psychiatrist or medical doctor of any kind, so feel free to ignore or bash what I am writing below… The other day, after a night where I dreamt about a solution (to a coding problem, which
I can watch this a thousand times… From “nothingness” to intelligence and the ability to understand the beginnings, understand the history of life and our own history, and understanding the abstract mechanics of the universe, and being able to conquer
Below is a snapshot of the Android platform distribution, as of September 2012. As you can see, the majority of the devices out there, close to 60%, are still 2.3 (Gingerbread). This is followed by ICS with close to 21%.