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Pedro Mendes

About Pedro Mendes

Somewhere in the intersection of Digital and Culture.

5 reasons I’ll be at the Web Summit for the 5th time

2013 Dublin - Check! 2014 Dublin - Check! 2016 Lisbon - Check! 2017 Lisbon - Check! The Web Summit is the largest gathering of tech and startups in the world. Of course it didn't begin that way. What started with a gathering of 300 people in Dublin, grew to an [...]

By | 2018-09-05T11:34:09+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Digital|0 Comments

Building a website for a business ideas competition

As I told you in a previous article, the European Wine City initiative 2018 was attributed to Alenquer and Torres Vedras, two cities with a developing wine industry. I was commissioned by the Alenquer Municipality to build a site for "Wine Discoveries", a business ideas competition. The competition aims to [...]

By | 2018-08-25T12:46:14+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Work|0 Comments

6 tips to manage a Social Media Crisis

There comes a time in every organization when crisis knocks. Either a discontent costumer, someone who doesn’t like you or your brand, a piece of news that paints you in a less favorable light, or any other reason that may snap you from your happy posting and send you in [...]

By | 2018-09-05T11:32:49+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Digital|0 Comments

Building a website for artist Anton Skrzypiciel

Anton Skrzypiciel is a professional dancer, actor, and teacher, born in Australia, but of the whole world. He has lived in places like England, Germany, Thailand and, most recently, Portugal. He has also been a dear friend, for close to 15 years. Over the years, I have nagged him about [...]

By | 2018-08-16T10:21:26+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Work|0 Comments

Owned vs rented online presence

Social media has been getting loads of attention in recent years. And deservedly so. It attracts more and more people. Over 75% of the online population is present on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIN, Pinterest, or Instagram. Nevertheless, you should beware of putting all your eggs in [...]

By | 2018-08-09T08:37:49+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Digital|0 Comments

Building a website for a shorts competition

The European Wine City initiative 2018 was attributed to Alenquer and Torres Vedras, two cities with a developing wine industry. I was commissioned by the Torres Vedras Municipality to build a site for the shorts competition they were launching. Called "Da vinha ao Vinho" (from the vineyard to the wine), [...]

By | 2018-08-06T09:35:11+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Work|0 Comments

How artists can use digital technologies to promote their work

The intersection of the digital world with culture is one of my big passions. So, it was only a matter of time until I started writing about it. The use of technology in the arts is not new, and it’s something we see more and more today. Yet, that make [...]

By | 2018-09-05T11:33:35+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Digital|0 Comments

Welcome to pedromendes.com

Hi, I’m Pedro Mendes and be very welcome to my website! My one line bio is “Somewhere in the intersection of Digital and Culture“. For the longer version, read on. I have a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, and have since taken several other courses, namely on Cultural Production and [...]

By | 2018-08-06T09:33:37+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Personal Notes|0 Comments