Author: Chris Simental

30 Jan ‘14

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Kobayashi Maru

30 Jan ‘14

In: Business, Inspiration, Something else, else, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

The phrase Kobayshi Maru may sound like a trendy Japanese philosophy such as Kaizen (the philosophy or practice of continuous improvement) but it actually comes from the...

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27 Aug ‘13

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Ideas Need Execution

27 Aug ‘13

In: Business, Inspiration, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

My partner and I have always considered ourselves executors. When we were coming up in the ranks of digital media, our promotions and rewards were always due in large part...

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10 Jul ‘13

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The Importance of the MVP

10 Jul ‘13

In: Business, Mobile App Design & Development, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

If you're an entrepreneur with a great idea, you might be inclined to think YOU are the MVP (as in, Most Valuable Player). While that may be true, there's an...

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12 Jun ‘13

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Traveling Through Time: A Primer

12 Jun ‘13

In: Inspiration, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

Here at Ripe, we're not in the business of time travel. Though sometimes I wish we were. I have been interested in the idea since I first saw

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31 May ‘13

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Money making techniques for startups

31 May ‘13

In: Business, Technology, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

I recently clicked through this deck, published by the Board of Innovation, about how startups can make money online. At Ripe, we often work with entrepreneurs looking...

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2 May ‘13

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I’m Lovin’ my Windows Phone!

2 May ‘13

In: Mobile App Design & Development, Technology, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

My brother, who works at Microsoft, has been telling me for a couple of years that I need to check out the Windows Phone. I've tried almost all the major...

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28 Mar ‘13

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Why I Love Pixels and So Can You!

28 Mar ‘13

In: Technology, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

I got my first taste of digital imaging in 1994. I was working for a company called Bowhaus, a digital imaging service bureau. It was my first...

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9 Nov ‘12

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Software as a Service Can Be a Pain in the SaaS

9 Nov ‘12

In: Rants, Technology, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

There is a goodly amount of talk around "software as a service (SaaS)" these days on the Internets. The general idea of SaaS is that software run from "the cloud"...

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20 Oct ‘12

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Thoughts on the “Post-PC Era”

20 Oct ‘12

In: Technology, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

The term "Post-PC Era" is used a lot lately. It was coined by Apple in reference to the new era of computing where smartphones, tablets, eBook readers, gaming consoles, and...

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30 Sep ‘12

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Hooray for Flash! Cross-platform support has never been easier.

30 Sep ‘12

In: Custom eLearning Solutions, Technology, / By: Chris Simental / 0 Comments

We recently created a cool interactive presentation for a client of ours and have some interesting lessons to share. In a nutshell, we have created an interactive presentation that works...

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