Apple vs Microsoft – Wake up!!!

At Quidgest I am considered to be an Apple fan boy… I work with both Windows and Apple OSX. Since my first days here I have been a victim of jokes related to Apple and how Microsoft is great. I can say one thing… I…

I’m quidicted to this

Honestly, never thought that social media could me so addicting… and working at Quidgest as well… The company really evolves you in… All my efforts in the past with generating traffic to a website they worked, but one reason that it did not work as…

Rule of 80/20? Or the rule of 98/2?

Last friday I have decided to organize an entrepeneur meetup at my place in Lisbon and the theme was 80/20 rule applied to coding. James Page, Director at Webnographer, drew a simple chart in my refrigerator (I use it as my white board). The chart…

World Usability Day @ Webnographer – Lisbon

Yesterday was the World Usability Day, and Quidgest once again marked our presence in this event in Lisbon, hosted by Webnographer. The theme was: Usability of Financial Systems. Each one of the attendees had the opportunity to have a 1-2 minute speech about what they…

Technology in schools? Who needs it?

How many times you thought if technology was good to teach your children? When I speak about technology, I am referring to computers, mobile phones, tablets… you know what I mean… Surprisingly, there is a school that the CEO’s and CTO’s and employees of high technologically companies (eBay, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Yahoo),…

iPhone 5 (parody)

Starting a new week with a good lump sum of parody. This will allow you to be focussed for longer if you have some relaxing time. Enjoy… And remember… If you like it… share it!!!

Florida After 7 – MongoDB, Node.js and Enyo

Yesterday, after work, we definitely had a different day. Before you continue reading, be advised that this article might be somewhat geeky. It all started at the Hotel Florida, in a monthly open conference they organize called Florida After 7. It is definitely on of…

QSearch – A new search mashup

Today I bring you a new technology: Search. Well… more like a a search mashup… the ideal of search in computer systems. When you are searching for something you often search in many places to get the information you are looking for, and for that,…

It was already like this when I first got here

This happened to me today while I asked about a function name: Why is this function called make_database_rows if we are actually building database columns? Sometimes when someone makes a question related to something specific (and I couldn’t be more ambiguous) you get an answer…

Genio Spark the third generation

My work here at Quidgest has been for as long as I remember on the Genio platform. Genio grew over the years adding more and more software patterns until a time came where this was not enough. Genio as it was had managed to separate…

A journey in detail

Before I came to work at Quidgest, I was already developing one social network: Inpakt. The first social network for social entrepreneurship launched 5 years ago. After I started working as the technological ambassador of Quidgest, I was curious to know if our development platform for automated…

QuidNetwork the way we do partnerships

Every company needs partnerships to be able to expand… And companies need a brand ambassador, a technological ambassador or someone who will be fulltime searching for those partnerships. The first time that I have heard about QuidNet I thought was something related to Quidgest on…

Jokes like Intel

Before I started working here I used to think that jokes like the Intel commercials where just made up for some reason. I know this commercial is very hold already, but its good enough to show this situation… Here at the R&D at Quidgest, these…