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Leo's Technical Blog

Mostly about computer programming.


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On hiring developers and the MBA mindset

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As part of my MBA studies I'm reading a paper about agency theory which contains the following paragraph: "Even when screening is very costly, however, it may still be the most efficient solution to the hidden information problem if the consequence…

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The MBA Developer?

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I'm currently doing an MBA. Yep, Master in Business Administration. Probably the last thing I would have thought I would study, but I love to be surprised by life. Long story short, I got a scholarship to do a Global MBA, which has the nice side effect of trav…

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G+ for economic/political stuff, Blogger for tech, Twitter for everything

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For  a while I wondered how to make sense on the many publishing channel we have today in the Internet. A while back, blogs were great because they where the easiest way to put some content up in the internet. Today we have plenty of easier options (G+, F…

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Beware: Mobile Safari's phone detection changes the DOM and can mess your CSS styles

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This is just a quick tip which hopefully can make someone save a few hours of pain: If you have a webpage which works perfectly on every decent browser on the earth (that excludes IE6, of course) but, which has some CSS issue on the iPhone and iPad, and only o…

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Certifications should die. Do your part.

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Until two days ago my reaction to developer certifications was simple. I didn't care. I agreed with the general idea that certifications were mostly useless, but that was all. Now I think different. I think they are evil. Certifications have failed to be a goo…

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Java Day Presentation: "Ruby, Programando para Humanos" (Spanish)

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Introducción a Ruby View more presentations from Leonardo Soto The slides are actually just a shell for the examples which can be seen here.…

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Java Day Presentation: "El lado cool de Java" (Spanish)

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El Lado Cool de Java View more presentations from Leonardo Soto The source code for the demos can be seen here…