• March 12, 2012

    Document Freedom Day 2012, Arezzo, 31 Marzo.

    Sabato, 31 Marzo, presso i locali del Liceo Scientifico F.Redi di Arezzo, ci sarà il Document Freedom Day 2012.  Dopo le fortunate edizioni  FSUGItalia di Perugia, Opera (MI) e Spoleto, il DFD approda finalmente nella mia città natale. Per questo devo ringraziare, oltre che il comune di Arezzo, nella persona dell’assessore Marco Donati e dei […]

  • March 10, 2012

    Mediocrity Cycle

    You look like you’re going to spend your life having one epiphany after another, always thinking you’ve finally figured out what’s holding you back, and how you can finally be productive and creative and turn your life around. But nothing will ever change. That cycle of mediocrity isn’t who your are: the thing standing in [...]

  • March 08, 2012

    Latest on US internet users’ privacy attitudes

    The excellent folks at the Pew Internet and American Life Project have recently released an update of their 2009 report on reputation management and privacy attitudes among US internet users. The ‘top line summary’ says, “Social network users are becoming more active in pruning and managing their accounts” but I would be cautious about suggesting [...]

  • March 08, 2012

    Document Freedom Day 2012, Arezzo, 31 Marzo

    Il Free Software User Group Italia, in collaborazione con il Comune di Arezzo, Il Liceo Scientifico “F.Redi” e l’ITE Buonarroti è felice di presentare il “Document Freedom Day 2012 (DFD12)”, che si terrà presso l’aula magna del Liceo Scientifico “F.Redi” durante la mattina e presso i locali dell’Informagiovani il pomeriggio. Il Document Freedom Day è

  • March 05, 2012

    I so wish we could uninvent Twitter

    Of course it has a role for easy, quick communication of relatively unimportant information but I fear that its very availability and ease means that like some kind of online kudzu it is expanding and driving out longer-form online discourse – particularly blogs. This is particularly problematic for academics like myself. It used to be [...]