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nice to have…

would be nice if the links from facebook notifications emails would open the mobile app and not to browser one, if on a mobile device…

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Ontario Liberals….

if history teaches us anything is that what Liberals propose and do is not sustainable, viable and ends up by collapsing - see Eastern Europe, Iron Curtain until 1989…

the basic idea being if no wealth is produced, there is nothing to be distributed, other than borrowed money (hence the deficit)…

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cloud computing…

one of the advantages of cloud computing might be business development

a company might decide to take steps to expand its business without worrying too much about IT infrastructure on first phases of expansion…

ans the new tablet laptops like HP ENVY x2 or even Microsoft Surface might add some help in the initial stages of expansion…

P.S. wondering if RIM will go at it again and decide over a tablet laptop (“lablet” ?…)…might not be bad idea since the name of the game is enterprise… 

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faking…

if one fakes mental sanity, that means he knows what to fake, that means has an understanding of the values, of what good and/or wrong, that means is sane and nothing fake…

q.e.d 

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There’s something wrong with those colors.

Steve Jobs, upon seeing the bricks being used to create the Pixar headquarters.

He had wanted the brick pattern to be like the Hills Brothers Coffee building in San Francisco. And, as Craig Payne, the senior design project manager at Pixar notes:

Sure enough, they took the production brick and they built another panel next to the one that he approved, and one of the colors was off.

Attention to detail. Always.

[via 9to5Mac]

(via parislemon)

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quick thoughts about BB…and 10…

I think if you were to ask people in the field what are RIM’s strongs, 10 out of 10 will enumerate BB presence in enterprise space and security…

The presence in enterprise/business world is what BB counted on when the  new touch screen paradigm have emerged…

The problems have started for BB when the enterprise/business  started to be lured away from BB by new phones employing the new technology. 

And it might be worth mentioning that LG was the first in this area…

Y the gmail app is 0.99/1.99 on BBW ? Guess is business…

But no need to take my word for it, just to follow a simple logic…

What a company wants to acquire  from another company: the divisions that are successful

http://www.intomobile.com/2012/05/24/rim-turns-away-licensing-blackberry-os-blackberry-messenger/

http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/mobile/display/20120810141457_IBM_Wanted_to_Acquire_RIM_s_Enterprise_Service_Business_Unit_Report.html

What is worth mentioning and maybe not so well known is that RIM bought Nortel patents so to stay in Canada 

http://www.iposgoode.ca/2011/08/some-nortel-patents-to-remain-canadian-via-rim/

http://www.itworldcanada.com/news/rim-in-winning-group-for-nortel-patents/143448

Getting to today, BB Z10 is a very good device which shows that RIM got into contemporaneity and is to be appreciated their resilience and efforts to continue in this direction despite the PlayBook  mishap…Which now proves being just a step in turning around the company

Another buzzword nowadays is  SAAS, software as a service. If Salesforce example is not good enough, maybe  worth mentioning Oracle efforts of getting their apps suites cloud ready and maybe the new release of Oracle 12c, And SAP has same type of solutions, Adobe and other and others…But sort of need to read about it…

Back to RIM, BB Z10 is also important because it shows that RIM decide to pay more attention to the end consumer…And it started at least from 2011 if consider only the BlackBerry Bold ads at New Year 2012 party in New York…And HP and DELL are good examples on how a company can compete in enterprise and end consumer spaces…and Microsoft is an example on how a company can be successful by addressing mostly the end consumer… 

BB Z10 is RIM’s very good argument for re-entering in mobile space or enter in the new mobile space that started with iPhone…(It depends of perspective…) Worth mentioning integration with Evernote, app to connect with Dropbox, location based ads (some wrote about it here a while ago http://columnasoft.tumblr.com/post/31009939268/targeted-ads#.UcckGvlwr5x) and so on…

But what RIM needs bad so to compete with other mobile ecosystems like Apple,  Android and even Microsoft is the apps…because no matter how good the device is, the user uses the apps…And it remains to be seen how they will tackle this after a first step of opening their platform to the Android apps…

P.S. that’s what some do best…hip rock and hop roll… 

P.P.S Relative to mobile space maybe worth discussing who’s wining Apple  (close system) or Android (open system), and expanding: Microsoft got in competition with VMWare: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/versus.aspx

 

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protection worker…

aid child protection worker…

from someone’s experience with soc…

1 soc protection worker having files of 2 acquaintances and co-workers… 

following one’s directions…blaming on other the other one’s allegations…

interested in “protecting the child” only when father at home…nothing when away in a hotel…

soc protection worker with untrue statements under affidavit…”to the best of my knowledge”…

1 soc protection worker who trains the child to be a cat and loses the child…

1 soc protection worker gets the file as of May 13th. Present herself on May 28th, 2 minutes. Nothing done until June 7th, 2013. Salary paid ? Of course….

None capable of writing more than 2-3 emails per month…

None capable to articulate anything, a normal sentence…

Affidavits sent to whomever and FOIA request neglected…With Senior Legal Counsel In House…

Senior Legal Counsel approves application asking for plan of care

Plan of care

105.(1)A child in care has a right to a plan of care designed to meet the child’s particular needs, which shall be prepared within thirty days of the child’s admission to the residential placement.

But child is not considered in care…

Application with various problems in affidavits nad based of personal opinions… 

Restraining order considered reward,since Canada Constitution Act,s 11

”(h) if finally acquitted of the offence, not to be tried for it again and, if finally found guilty and punished for the offence, not to be tried or punished for it again;”

Assessment because  email not understood…Emails never discussed…

The assessor interviews the child with different interview techniques…

(Child and Family Services Act: Assessor selected by parties)

The child shows abnormal for her age behavior after that…

Methods ? The usual: we will take the child away, clinical meetings, allegations, harassmentbreaking and entering, damage of private property…

One party’s lawyer aligned with soc requests, no matter what…

Everything claimed done in good faith and to protect the child…

Not really sure who believes it…