Author Archives: pbenavent

Does MS (really) loves Linux? 0

Microsoft has redefined its targets and keep focus on three main areas: Services Cloud Hardware Any offer coming from MS may be put it into one of this areas. For instance, what about OS or Office? well, the new Office 365 is a Cloud app and it’s offered as a service. According to this new […]

Sentence from movie 0

Have fun is important, more than we used to consider. I’ve found that this sentence from Terminator Franchise in Wikipedia is worthy to be considered: The future’s not set. There’s no fate but what we make for ourselves.

Monkey, as an icon 0

Disclaimer: This post is strictly personal and nonsense. I’ve just realized that I have a soft spot for the monkeys as an icon: I always wish an account there, but you know what they answer if you ask for one. I meet this site when was sysadmin and I was looking for dsniff Zoo: […]

Gurú de Base de datos opina sobre Oracle y Facebook 0

Es difícil mejorar resúmen de la opiniones de Stonebraker que se hace en el post “Stonebraker: la base de datos Oracle está obsoleta y Facebook tiene el mayor problema de datos del mundo” así que lo enlazo e invito a que se lea y felicito a BigDataHispano por el trabajo. Prometen publicar más porque es […]

Toujours Bach 0

Orginalment escrita per clave, encaixa en arpa. Sóc un ignorant musical però em sembla que el clave era un instrument de corda pulsada, potser per això aquesta versió en arpa també m’agrade. Toujours Bach.

Es importante hacer aquello en lo que se cree 0

Este artículo va en castellano y si no te interesa la tecnología tal vez sí te interese. He leído un artículo de Dan Gilmore (periodista sobre tecnología) titulado Why I’m saying godbay to Apple, Google and Microsoft y me ha hecho volver sobre mis pasos. Cuando leí el artículo me impresionó por distintas razones, contacte […]

Microsoft will buy Dropbox 0

My colleagues knows I’m saying that Microsoft will buy Dropbox, sooner or later. Why? Well, first of all, let’s remember that Dropbox relays on Amazon EC2 instances (even if it’s only just temporarily) therefore they TCO may be easily modified by Amazon. There’re explanations about why has sense for Dropbox to use Amazon to store […]

Awsesome Contactless marketing… by Apple 0

I’ve been involved in a contactless payment project, in fact, maybe one of the biggest projects in Spain. Among other powerful reasons (such a VISA and Mastercard support) one reason to choose NFC as a technology to implement contactless payment is because it’s an standard. I do love standards Apple has shown its contactless solutions […]

Useful resources from ProjectManager 0

One insterest commercial web for Project Management is -obviously- Project Manager. Via this post about 15 resources to build your career [1] and after read it, I want to highlight just a few of the ones they offer for free Free Project Management Templates[2] Free Project Management Webinars [3] Free Project Management Training Videos [4] […]

Mobile phone operating system quotas in Q3 2013 0

An advantage of being late in writing is that you may think twice what you say… it didn’t guarantee your’re right, on the other hand. You may say the quotas among mobile OS in 2013 Q3 there’s only to be told. It’s obvious that Android and iOS are the 75% of the market if we […]