Ignacio Pacheco is a clinical social worker and technology enthusiast from Monterey, CA. The opinions and ideas expressed on Social Work Tech are solely those of Ignacio Pacheco and do not reflect the opinions of Ignacio Pacheco’s employer(s) and/or affiliates.

iPad, Me and the Upcoming Semester: Going Paperless

One geek fantasy that I had since iPad was announced was eliminating a certain nightmare: Paperless Challenge I’m looking forward to (attempting) to use my iPad as a machine that eliminates my dependence on as much paper as I can, which means utilization of my scanner and tech skills to make this happen.

Everything in Contxt: Digital Business Cards

The Unofficial Apple Weblog recently posted an article about Five Applications for the Conference-goer. One of them stood out and its free! Contxt is a service that acts as a digital business card and the basic features of free for this service. Well, technically freemium. Freemium means that it’s basic features are free, but more…

My iPad and Me in Social Work Practice… Chapter 1: Introduction

My iPad and I make quite the dynamic duo when it comes to practicing social work. I’m not going to hide the fact that I’m an Apple fanboy. When I saw the iPad come out, I was dismayed with it’s lack of USB port, no Adobe Flash playing capabilities, and virtual keyboard. Despite this, I…