THE RIPE STUFF

31 May ‘13

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Money making techniques for startups

31 May ‘13

In: Business, Technology, / By: Chris Simental

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

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

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

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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26 Oct ‘12

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Landing pages & why graphic designers should give a hoot

26 Oct ‘12

In: Branding & Visual Design, / By: Heather Richman

In  the hierarchy of overall respect in the design world, landing pages would probably be near the bottom with our friends the blinking "buy now" button and the mailing labels...

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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

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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4 Oct ‘12

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The Ingredients of a Top Notch Designer: How Do You Spot One?

4 Oct ‘12

In: Branding & Visual Design, / By: Heather Richman

While watching one of my favorite foodie shows, Chopped on the Food Network, it occurred to me how amazing it was that these talented chefs seem to immediately know what...

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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

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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