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Luis Alvarez Talks With Rebecca Costa about 3D Printing

Luis Alvarez Talks With Rebecca Costa about 3D Printing

There are technological innovations that can be cold and boring, and we’ve seen lots of those. But then there are some really freakin’ cool technologies out there that make you say what the? … And I recently learned about one of these technologies. You watched “Star Trek” back in the day, right?

I know, we age ourselves. But since then, we’ve seen a lot of the “Star Trek” pretend gadgets turned into real devices that we use today. The communicator became the mobile phone. The tri-corder became the first tablet. But the device that most impressed me – aside from the transporter, by the way — was the replicator. If you recall, that was that magical gizmo that you were able to use to get anything you needed on demand, even food.

Mac Users Presented Higher End Options With Orbitz

Mac Users Presented Higher End Options With Orbitz

Making travel arrangements not only offers consumers convenience but also savings when they use companies like Orbitz, provided they use Microsoft or Android devices. Consumers who search for hotels on Orbitz Apple Macs could find themselves receiving decidedly skewed search results.

Luis Alvarez, president and CEO of Alvarez Technology Group, talked about Orbitz’s practice of placing higher priced hotels at the top of search results lists when the seekers conduct their searches via Macs. Microsoft and Android users receive less expensive choices.

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Hiring Talented People In Today’s Computerized World

Hiring Talented People In Today’s Computerized World

Alvarez Technology Group president and CEO Luis Alvarez sat down with Rebecca Costa of the Costa Report to talk about job seeking and what applicants can do to improve their chances of landing the jobs they want.
The discussion opened with Alvarez’s observation on job growth – or the lack of it – in the United States as the country slowly recovers from the 2008recession.