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08/05/11

Ideas Hubs

Want to spread your good idea? It could be easier than you think if you use the right HUBS… Check the video bellow (Warning… it is in Spanish) Cab drivers? Hairdressers? What other ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

07/05/11

Work like you Sleep

Ok, I’m not going to tell you to work like you sleep in the sense of how much work you get done out of your sleep time. Actually, there is a much more interesting perspective to that ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

07/05/11

Linked

Just finished with listening to this Audiobook, and it was so amazing that I wanted to share it here in my blog. Drawn by my interest on Networks (no, I don’t mean the computer networks ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

25/04/11

Google Summer of Code 2011

As you may already know, Umit Project is in as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2011, and it happens that we just got through the selection process, and earlier today Google ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

20/04/11

Open Source To The Rescue

Open Source is the key to innovation. Innovation requires a lot of effort and while most companies rely on a limited amount of experts to develop the things they need, others open source whatever ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

15/04/11

Web Access is a Human Right

Yesterday I read an article summarizing a speech from Tim Berners-Lee at a MIT symposium comparing web access to water. His speech covered other topics on his perspective of the future of the ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

12/04/11

Irony: The major icon of USA space race found its rest at the week of the 50th anniversary of first man in space

NASA just announced the final home for the space shuttles, and Endeavour will rest at the California Science Center, in Los Angeles. It is a bit ironic that this week we were celebrating the 50 ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

09/04/11

New hybrid engine to save up to 90% of auto emissions?

A while ago, I had the chance of driving a hybrid car, at the time they have just arrived in Europe and people were beginning to draw interest for this sort of car. At that time, I was sure that ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

01/06/10

Loyalty Mobile

It looks like cell phones today have so many features that it is becoming less phone and more everything else. The new trend, when it comes to transforming your mobile phone into something else, ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

23/05/10

Rework

Outstanding book for entrepreneurs looking into inspiration for addressing common development dilemmas like whether to reed to customer’s suggestions or how to approach software development ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

08/04/10

Software Patents not worth the effort?

This week I read an article from Erik J. Heels, where he states that patents are not always worth a try for startups, mainly when it comes to software patents. Well, it happens that I have being ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

08/03/10

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Not a quick read, but it is definitely well worth it. The 7 habits put your behavior into perspective, and helps you understand where you’ve being failing. Life doesn’t come with a ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

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