Tag: data

  • Salt, sugar and fat. How the food giants got us hooked.

    Salt, sugar and fat. How the food giants hoocked us Michael Moss What you need to read to get away from processed food. This book is the compilation of the research on the food industry that led Michael Moss to win the Pulitzer Prize. It boils down to the fact that big business has hooked us on a...

  • How to act in social networks: Person or company?

    Most of the important decisions in our lives are made without criteria, without sufficient data or even worse, without being aware that we are making them. Think about when you choose what to study, when you decide to get married, get a mortgage, let alone when you decide to have children. Yesterday, at eCommBeers I put my friend...

  • Review of Junpad, android tablet for 140€.

    The Junpad is very similar to the Dropad which I already wrote about here, so I will focus on explaining the differences. The price is the same, just under 140€ at DealExtreme and they are about six months apart, which materializes in quite a few improvements. The battery lasts more than twice as long as the Dropad, in...

  • Tangible fixed assets are a burden to growth

    For a company it is almost always better to rent than to buy for cash and tax reasons. The access to the financing is more and more difficult every day and the light company is imposed. Let us therefore avoid tying up capital in the servers because it is not worth the investment, and because the obsolescence times of the hardware are every day more...

  • #manifiestonube 9 Racks don't decorate, don't empower, don't entertain anyone.

    There is a subgroup within the IT community called the "tinkerers"; they are known as such because this species likes to tinker, but also likes to use screwdrivers, crimp cables and open server boxes. I admit that, without being a computer scientist, I also like to tinker. But it is advisable to repress your appetite for tinkering because it is an expensive vice. Yes...

  • #manifiestonube 8 Your home is not as safe as Fort Knox

    There is a certain analogy between the way we store money and the way we store data. It is becoming increasingly important to have our data available anywhere, in fact, when you jump to the cloud there is no going back; for example, no one who has used Gmail for work wants to go back to corporate POP3,...

  • Internet is a joke III

    As it could not be otherwise, the war for data has started, since it is the main capital of social networks, more than main, it is their only value, namely, Facebook and Plaxo have entered into a war for the import of data from one platform to the other, which I think is the most important thing for...

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