Tag: blog

  • What does a social network need to look like to work?

    If you want to build a social network and you look at those that have already been successful, such as Facebook, you will be late in the Web 2.0 evolutionary race; bear in mind that the successful social networks in 2006 were better than those of 2005 and worse than those that emerged in 2007, that is why, in...

  • Internet Archeologists

    I think it could be an interesting profession. Things are constantly being born on the Internet, but it is the ones that grow that we pay attention to, and things like forums, portals or social networks are also dying. The cloud has been with us for years and, whether we like it or not, there is information about us scattered in it;...

  • What if SaaS were the natural way out for open source software?

    Ten days ago, at a lunch of illustrious geeks convened by the Great Didac Lee. Hector Perez commented that WordPress had released a paid service, consisting of hosting and blog maintenance packages. Hector, as we all do, took for granted that his fifteen table mates knew the news; in my opinion, it was a...

  • Controlled naturalness

    This is how I think we should behave on the Net, with a controlled naturalness. The Internet is still ruled by anarchy, and I hope it lasts for a long time, but, just as we do not go out in the street in our underwear, we should not be on the Net in any way. For me, the best state to publish in a blog is the...

  • For the ego dies the blogger #manifesto

    I have two pieces of news for you, one good and one bad. The good news is that websites will no longer be shut down without judicial authorization. The bad news is that the Internet is not neutral and will become less and less so. Internet is not neutral since several operators cut P2P. I am afraid that the first decade of the...

  • "... the time to buy Apple stock."

    Martín Varsavsky is a Spanish-Argentine entrepreneur who has founded seven companies in the last 20 years, the best known of which are: Jazztel, EINSTEINet, Ya.com and FON. We could say that Martín is the quintessential cool entrepreneur, for example he does not hunt but rides a bike and he is not fat or old and does not wear a tie; the...

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