Category: Geek

  • Social Media recap

    It’s time for a change, so I don’t exclude that very soon this blog will change its template to make it more readable and complete. In the meanwhile let me recap my online presence. Blog Some people say that blogs are dead. This blog is not, get over it. Twitter My favorite channel to express […]

  • Hilary Mason about big data and short URLs

    [youtube] Enjoy this talk from Strata Conference NY 2011. Hilary Mason, Chief Scientist at, gives very interesting insights about how big data analysis can be extremely interesting to solve problems. Not only for geeks, I mean… For instance, just analyzing links processed by it’s possible to determine the language of a webpage […]

  • How to backup your life and much more

    Every day I check-in on foursquare, publish pics on Flickr, send out dozen of tweets, publish blogposts, and much more. I always wanted to have all that stuff on a single line, just a simple journal of all my social actions online. Facebook is providing a very cool timeline, with the new profiles redesign, but […]

  • Carving the mountains

    [vimeo 24195442 w=400 h=225] Carving the Mountains from Juan Rayos on Vimeo. Nice video about my new fling: longboarding!

  • Linux 3 is out just released Linux 3.0, 15 years after the 2.0.

  • The Humble Bundle: an indie game success story

    [youtube] A few days ago I came across this blogpost and despite it was about videogames (usually not my main interest) I wanted to take a further look into it. It revealed to be a very interesting examples how a new software distribution model is possibile. The main ingredient of success are: pay what […]

  • Instagram I love You!

    I’m a huge fan of Instagram. I’m taking pics every second with that, flooding my flickr account with tons of pictures. But why i just love it? I love it because it’s efficient. I don’t have to deal with films, lenses, and other digital tweeks like hipstamatic. I only have to point, shoot and voilà, […]

  • LeWeb10 Highlights – Ignite

    [youtube] I just discovered, watching this video, that there will be an Ignite Session at LeWeb10. I will apply for that, i hope to step on stage. I’d be very honored.

  • Come forzare il motore di ricerca su Chrome

    Usando Chrome ho preso l’abitudine di fare direttamente le ricerche su google attraverso la barra degli indirizzi. Spostandomi in Austria ho avuto il problema che tutte le risposte erano automaticamente affidate a invece che a Quindi ho risolto il problema inserendo questi due nuovi motori: Google Italian Keyword: it-it it_it URL: […]

  • Visita a Kroll Ontrack

    La scorsa settimana ho avuto modo di visitare insieme ad Andrea, Elena e Letizia la sede italiana di Kroll Ontrack. L’azienda si occupa di recupero dati e dispone di una camera bianca per l’apertura e il recupero di Hard Disk fisicamente danneggiati. E’ stato molto interessante porre alcune domande a Massimo Mazza riguardo il processo […]