Google Calendars lanzado.

Hace un tiempo ya se venia el rumor de que google estaba por sacar Google Calendars.

Hoy aproximadamente a la 1 de la madrugada lanzaron el servicio.

Screenshot de Google Calendars

Al parecer el servicio permitira ver los horarios de tus amigos y familiares al lado de los tuyos, rapidamente agregar eventos mencionados en conversaciones de Gmail o aquellos eventos guardados en aplicaciones de calendario.

Puedes decidir quien puede ver tu calendario y que detalles puede ver. Puedes planear eventos, crear invitaciones, colocar recordatorios, y enviar recordatorios, asi como tambien llevar el control de las personas que confirmaron la asistencia (RSVP). Organizaciones pueden promocionar eventos.

Inclusive los recordatorios pueden enviarte notificaciones SMS.

Siempre he dicho aqui en todos los lugares de trabajo que SMS es algo que en Latinoamerica y Europa genera dinero, pero aqui aun no hay la cultura del SMS tal como la hay en otros lugares. Supongo que google quiere cambiar eso, veamos que sucede ahora que hacen esto con SMS, quizas otros seguiran el ejemplo viendo que google lo esta haciendo.

Lo otro que veo en el servicio es que tiene integracion con Google maps (si pones la direccion del evento a donde vas a asistir)

Ciertamente esto es algo que voy a utilizar extensivamente para planificar mis actividades.

Quien dijo que google no estaba haciendo nada en cuanto a Social Networking… [Google Groups, Google Talk, GMail, Google Calendars… si esas no son herramientas que poco a poco forman un super sitio de redes sociales no se que son, creo que a su manera tienen tremenda red social, inclusive con Google Analitycs y todo su poder de analisis pueden ver como personas entran y salen a sitios web, es increible el poder que tienen en el web… quizas por saber quien va a donde, y quien tiene trafico de verdad es por lo cual no estan gastando tanto dinero en comprar sitios web2.0 como Yahoo]

Video: Capoeira in Caracas

I put together this short clip with some footage I took while I was in Caracas last year. Venezuelan Capoeiristas from Senzala in Caracas are world class representants of this Martial Art which is taught as a dance form.

Greetings to world class capoeiristas Emerson, Katay, Mowgly, Extra and Fritanga.

Running Photoshop plugins in the GIMP, even under Linux

Linux advocates are familiar with the refrain that would-be switchers in the graphic arts have to rely on Photoshop under Windows cuz it can do things that the GIMP can’t.An important but altogether different hurdle is the installed base of often expensive third-party Photoshop plugins.But a solution to that problem might be easier than you think.

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Nintendo Trivia Podcast

If spent considerable part of your childhood playing Nintendo (and you’re 20something), this podcast will make you feel like a 9 year old.

Find out if those old Nintendo Game tunes are still wasting megabytes on your brain, guess the game before the song ends.

Good for a laugh on the subway if you have an ipod, excellent geek-anti-stress.

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Podcast Episode 005 – The Nintendo Trivia

Were you like 8 to 12 years old around 1989? did you play a lot of Nintendo (NES)? If so you will enjoy this podcast like nobody else will.

In this podcast I play some of the songs of my favorite NES games, the fun of it is that you have to guess the game of the song before it finishes.

The last song in the podcast I will let you answer on the comments of this podcast.

Hope you can take this podcast on the way to work, you’ll be giggling in the subway.

This podcast is licensed under the Creative Commons License, so feel free to air it wherever you want, as long as you don’t monetize from it and you say where you got it from.

Nintendo Music Trivia #002

So here's the Trivia number 2.

This time it won't be as easy as the first, but I bet you played this konami game a lot.

As a note I want to tell you that I'm preparing a podcast with several NES soundtracks and screenshots, it will be edited as a trivia podcast so that you can make your guesses.

 As I listen to all this NES music, I realize those developers really like classic rock and heavy metal, just pay attention, all this music could be played by rock bands (Like The Advantage)