Not just a blog anymore. Now my profile is directly on top of the home page instead of its own About pageread more
I modified the site's template a little bit to accomodate microblog posts. Next step, POSSE to Twitterread more
A recent submission to Hacker News was a website called Brutalist Websites, a showcase of other websites with a graphic style that one could define, well, ugly (by today's standards). Most of them also display some characteristics of this decade's design trend, namely minimalism.
What actually distinguishes them from the …read more
So last week I took the plunge and I subscribed to a managed hosting plan (with which provider is not important, and you can easily figure it out by yourself). I decided to go with managed hosting and not a full-blown VPS because I have a VPS already, their bandwidth …read more
Here is a list of things, in no particular order and without much explanation, that I think could make, for various reasons, the world a better place.
Please note that, as I seem to be a human being, I'm prone to errors and I sometimes change my mind about various …read more
On the libreplanet mailing list, a user recently asked for opinions on the response the members of the Endless Computer project gave when asked why they are not releasing their whole software stack as free software. One paragraph in particual caught my attention:
Finally, any successful free software project needs …
Their manifesto starts by saying "The GPL is not a free license". This is because, in their opinion …read more
As I promised myself in my resolutions for the new year, I decided to become an active member of the Mozilla community. But with a twist.
I thought the better way to participate to the project was by coding, specifically helping with the Firefox OS code base. Instead, I decided …read more
When I was a child, I used to play lots of various card games with my grandmother and cousins. One of these games is a northern-italian game called Cavacamicia, with simple rules and based solely on luck (no strategy involved at all). It was a good game to pass time …read more
Another year has passed. I learned a lot. At my day job I learned how to code full-stack Java applications, from JSF pages straight to EJB taking data directly from a database or from a JAX-WS web service. I used both JBoss and IBM WebSphere. I used Eclipse. I learned …read more