Romulo Lopez Cordero

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Comments on Economics, Technology and Current affairs, because Freedom matters.

YouTube – Humanity Lobotomy – Second Draft

I don’t necessarily agree with this video but it is a compelling story worth watching.

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iTunes new audio format. – – Slate Magazine

Link: iTunes new audio format. – – Slate Magazine.

http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid494808731/bclid490688512/bctid958471694

This is a real comparison of Itunes musical formats, the old DRM included and the non DRM, better grab some high quality earphones to notice the real difference.

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VR Pacman

Check this out. The link is an interesting one, Pac Man as virtual reality game. Seems an interesting concept. I wonder how long before you start seeing people on the streets running or chasing somebody with goggles on they head.

Update: This seems to be another interesting game, although this one to watch.

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Blogging as a Job

This little article that appeared on the WSJ yesterday is interesting. It tells how blogging is becoming a respectable profession and as companies recognize the value of blogs for their corporate image they start hiring bloggers to do the company blog. Altough the article says that the leash is relatively long for Bloggers I wonder how long would that last as it becomes a main stream trend.

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100 GB e-mail account

Are you one of those that is running out of space in gmail? Take a look at this e-mail offer of 100 GB of space for e-mail.

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Phishing and Spam

citiI got this message, and although I was already aware that this kind of e-mails are flying around I was alarmed at how real this message looked.
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Freedom of Speech

Today I watched over the lunch with my co-workers the terrific video by June Arunga and produced by the BBC, “The Devils foothpath” which recounts the adventures of this Kenyan law student trying to travel from Egypt to South Africa through several countries of the continent. The video is excelent and my friend Brad saw it first and made an interesting review of it here where among other things recounts her stay here at Atlas. As I watched the video I realize how akward things are in Africa and how freedom of speech will bring them some sort of relief. Speaking with a fellow co-worker, he pointed me out to this article that appeared in MSNBC The Lifeline Radio Project by the Free Play foundation.
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Alive here

Well it seems that throughout April I have been lazy to write in this BLOG. Part of the problem why I am not blogging is that most of the time I did that while I was forced to used the computer for my final work in my MBA.
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