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Getting Rid of Google (2)

May 28, 2014
Finally, I rooted my mobile phone. I've been able to uninstall all the Goggle stuff (Google Play, Gmail, Google+, Google Music) and the phone seems to be more responsive. Now F-droid is my main software source (open sofware). The only Google app that I'm going to keep installed is Google maps, but without a linked google account. My owncloud is up and running and contacts and calendar work flawlessly. It has been easier than I thought, actually, so I'm quite happy with this new freedom. Read more

Getting Rid of Google: Part One

May 22, 2014
I use Google services on a daily basis. There are very powerful and make your digital life easier. But, lately, I'm feeling a kind of Google dependency that makes me a bit nervous. In addition, I'm quit disappointed with Google's need of knowing each site I visit or every place I go. So I've decided to get rid of Google. Of course I'm going to keep my gmail account, but the rest of my Google ecosystem is going to be discarded. Read more

Internet can make you smarter everyday (II)

Sep 3, 2013
How would it be like to take a course at Oxford, Yale or the MIT? That's a question not so much people can answer to. Take a course in one of those institutions costs a lot of money. As a result of globalization and new technologies has emerged a new era in the non presential learning. But the most amazing aspect of this new way of learning has been the free elearning. Read more

Internet can make you smarter everyday

Aug 28, 2013
I know this title it's a sort of a clickbait but, in this case is totally true. Today I'm going to tell you how youtube has became the biggest resource around the world to learn through video. It's like wikipedia to people that don't like reading. You know that there are lots of time consuming videos with no educatioal value but, when you curate all the contents, you can find true valuable channels like: Read more