posts tagged technology

February 19, 2017

Las Mujeronas of "Puerto Rico Women in Startups"

By Ana Portnoy Brimmer

You could hear them clinking glasses, their drinks sloshing back and forth, laughing over their witticisms and end-of-the-day anecdotes. Business cards sliced through the air as they exchanged them vigorously among each other, making sure no one was left without one. And ideas. How they exchanged ideas with an eagerness for collaboration, cooperation and partnerships.

July 02, 2016

Puerto Rico: a small island with a big vision for the future

By Paloma M. González Sánchez

Read this post in Spanish.

A country that invests in knowledge should not fear its destination. We live in a technological age where personal and public life are an intertwined thread, where modernity educates both youth and adults. What is already certain is that we are closer to a globalized and connected world as never seen before, in the most unexpected ways.

June 18, 2016

Against the persona, for the person: the key to brick-and-mortar success

By Annie Mueller

The most powerful writing happens when a writer forgets about the brand, the philosophy, the sales strategy, the target group, and simply writes as one person to another.

It's powerful because it's real. Ultimately, no matter what form of communication we use to share our ideas with each other, we are all limited: I am an individual, and so are you. I am tied to my individuality, my own perspective, as you are tied to yours. When I speak, no matter what pronoun or "voice" I use, I am, ultimately, always speaking as one person to another. One single, unique voice to one single, unique listener.