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Paul Graham – What Doesn’t Seem Like Work?

January 17, 2015

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Paul Graham suggests that, when we find a task that entertains us to the point that we are eager to do it, and when people around us doesn’t seem to approach that same task with the same enthusiasm, then we have found a clue. It’s a clue that points towards a direction that could very well […]

Micron Technology laying off 419 employees in Italy

March 7, 2014

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Micron is a healthy and growing company. During last quarter it had 4 billions of revenues, more than doubling last year results, and they’re in good shape with 300 millions of net income. Micron is laying off 419 employees in Italy. It started a “procedure of mass lay-off” that, if it’s not stopped before April, […]

Interesting upcoming courses on Coursera

March 2, 2013

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The online “university” coursera.org organizes its courses with limited time frame, to give the students a sense of urgency to complete the studies. These courses, which are relevant to the content of my blog, are about to start: VLSI CAD: Logic to Layout; start date: 2013-03-04 Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software; start date: 2013-03-04 Information Security […]

Getting Things Done: David Allen talk at TEDx

November 2, 2012

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Getting Things Done, commonly known as GTD, is a method created by David Allen for dealing with stuff in your life; I already wrote about its benefits before. He recently gave this talk to a TED audience about its way of working. He exposes many deep concepts and uses a peculiar jargon, so if someone […]

Nomads Marocco project at LinuxDay

October 25, 2011

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Sunday I went to a LinuxDay 2011 event organized near my city. There were presentation from the world of academics (Polytechnics of Turin and Milan) and the industry (Google, Canonical, …), but one talk was different from the others, in the sense that it was less technical and more human. A small girl approached the […]

Goodnight Steve

October 6, 2011

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The world just lost a leader and a dreamer, a rare visionary with the feet on the ground.

Blog stats for 2010

January 2, 2011

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[Generated automatically from wordpress.com] The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 89,000 times in 2010. If it […]