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Con me o contro di me

Quando frequentavo le medie inferiori nella mia classe si formarono due pseudo bande. I due presunti “capetti” non amavano molto la neutralità: “O sei con noi o sei contro di noi”. Per cui non mi fu possibile stabilire legami stabili con tali loschi figuri. Questa rigidità mentale era giustificata dalla giovane età oltre che dal …

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When less is less: google code dead

When Steve Jobs given some suggestions to Google, I fear he was still upset for the Android-carbon-copy of the iPhone. Because Jobs suggested Google to focus on a small subset of product (no more then five) and Google did it. And google started killing a lot of lab projects. Google Code Search was one of this …

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Lettere a mio figlio: libertà

Ciao bimbo mio, mancano approssimativamente 210 giorni prima della tua nascita. Il tuo papà e la tua mamma vorrebbero sapere prima il tuo sesso, più che altro per comperarti un pigiamino del colore giusto, come moda comanda. Non che ci siano molte scelte: se sei maschietto il pigiamino sarà blu, se sarai femmina sarà rosa. Mentre …

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iPhone success is hard

iPhone is a very nice project, well designed and manufactered, but the market addressed is an hard bet for Apple.Big players are already on the ground: Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and Sony for instance. So it is difficult to play in such market, and some analysts said  "the touch screen was not successful for GSM/phone products". The …

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Advanced Bash Scripting

Is it amazing things you can do with a simple Bourne Again Shell  (bash). I have just discovered you can open socket using a small redirection syntax, and emulate small checks you normally do with curl or wget. The bash shell manual is always poor about examples, and this is very very sad. In my …

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Site Update: Happy new editor!

(First published on 2007-01-20) Hi all, ObjectsRoot now has correct story ordering ontags view! I am happy to announce I have just installed tinymce on my site. TinyMCE is a very nice javascript editor, also used in Drupal. What makes tinymce very nice in my humble own opinion, is its easy installation. You do not need …

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