Archive for November, 2006

More on the GTD Theme….

Saturday, November 18th, 2006

This looks to be a very interesting piece of software: Thinking Rock is a free software application for collecting and processing your thoughts following the GTD methodology. It is simple and easy to use – see our demos and manual. A lot of our mental energy is directed towards trying to remember and manage all […]

Gmail Mobile Review

Saturday, November 18th, 2006

I tried out Gmail Mobile last night. I downloaded the Java Application for my Treo 650, and installed it. Then logged on to Gmail via the Treo’s Blazer web browser. The Gmail page gave me the option of downloading the Java Applet for Gmail on the Palm. It took a couple of tries to get […]

Blogging for Dollars!

Saturday, November 11th, 2006

Think blogging is just for political partisans and nerds? Think again…. In Search of Utopia Blogging is turning into a big bucks opportunity. The model may still be a young one, but the opportunity is clear. (Business 2.0) — Michael Arrington is a partying kind of guy. While showing off his home in Atherton, Calif., […]

Skype-ing all the way to the Bank!

Friday, November 10th, 2006

Skype has changed the way I do business… From being a small regional Consulting company limited mostly to doing business in Costa Rica, Skype has given me the ability to do business on a global scale, and to save potential clients in the United States, the cost of a sometimes expensive call to Costa Rica. […]

Solutions Costa Rica

Friday, November 10th, 2006

Introducing… Solutions Costa Rica! As one of the recognized leaders in the field of Contact Center and Call Center development, I often get emails from people looking for outsourcing relationships, or to build a Call center in Costa Rica. Grupo Utopia is going in another direction these days, (more in line with our high technology […]

GTD and Gmail, the killer Time Management App?

Friday, November 10th, 2006

For those of you using the GTD system of time management, this is a HOT new application. GTD Gmail is a browser plug-in that allows you to create an entire GTD based system within the Gmail environment.  I have been flirting with GTD for several months now trying to integrate it’s principles into my more […]

Sync Challenge SOLVED!

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Since moving most of my day to day work to Linux, and finally getting my Palm Lifedrive (My main Palm), I have been trying to figure out a way to sync my Treo 650 without screwing up my delicate Linux syc configuration. Today I found the solution to that problem and a whole lot more! […]

Why I am for CAFTA (TLC in Spanish)

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Today I had another one of those experiences that reminds me why I am for the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA/TLC). ICE, the Costa Rican Phone Monopoly started a test of GPRS internet five years ago. As one of Costa Rica’s Technorati, I was one of the first people to get this service. I […]

Three days in Unix…

Monday, November 6th, 2006

I have been using Ubuntu Unix exclussively for three days now, without shutting down my computer. During that time, I have utilized NOTHING but open source software. Including J-Pilot, the Unix Palm Desktop. I have not experienced a single crash or slow down. My internet connection is running at about 2x the speed that it […]

The Business Adventures of an Expat Call Center Guru in Costa Rica