Things I said on 2010-08-29

per lasciare un commento a questo sciatto articolo di Massimo Sideri su Corriere ci vuole un legale: incredibile http://is.gd/exTEa # On my way to the new office and job @twitter. Short commute in a stunning sunny day. Best way to start # lots of email in my new #twitter inbox. Wanted to go inboxzero before…

Parliamo e non ci capiamo: produttività per esempio.

Un esempio da manuale di come in Italia si urla troppo e si è persa la sana abitudine di capire. Ne Noi dicevamo “il problema è la produttivita’ che non cresce da 15 anni, bisogna fa crescere la produttivita'”, loro (a sinistra, ndr) capivano “il problema è la produttività che non cresce da 15 anni,…

Things I said on 2010-08-22

the tea party people must be drinking something that is clearly not innocent tea. Net neutrality against free spech? http://is.gd/ekudh # moglen: fighting the patent system won't lead to victory the system should be adapted to serve free software interests http://is.gd/ekE00 # Is Dilbert taking side on the debate around Net Neutrality? http://bit.ly/c8JPNB # I…

It’s time to change

My adventure with Funambol ended. Since January 2008 I’ve been working with an amazing company managing an amazing community. I’m proud to have helped the company increase its download number about 30% every quarter and also am glad to have seen the number of active servers skyrocket. I’m glad to have contributed back to the…

Is copyright really worth its existence?

Imagine that an archaeologist finds an ancient book but nobody can make copies for other scientists to read it because of copyright laws. That’s happening with old and important jazz recordings, as explained in the post by the law professors of The Volokh Conspiracy » The High Cost of Copyright: It’s not just that copyright…

Is Dilbert taking side on Net Neutrality debate?

Probably this is just me, but today’s Dilbert cartoon reminds me of the debate about net neutrality and the Google/Verizon proposal. By implying that the mobile web is slow, is Dilbert reminding us that wireless is really different from our home/office wired web?

Things I said on 2010-08-08

US does less email, more games and social networks (but on mobile email still rules) http://is.gd/dYAtG # ♺ @sflc: Eben Moglen's talk, "How We can be the Silver Lining of the Cloud," kicks off Day 3 of DebConf10: http://ur1.ca/0zgpa # in questo agosto gelido di San Francisco, non senti anche tu la mancanza di Scalea?…

Getting busy on the blog for the wrong reasons

I’ve been spending lots of time on this blog but not for good reasons. I’m currently under the attack of the nasty pharma hack and I can’t get things to work. I still haven’t identified the backdoor used to enter my wordpress installation. I’ve done all the necessary steps: cleaned the database, removed the offending…

Things I said on 2010-08-01

do I really have to pay to unlock the Palm Pre I won #oscon I thought the choice was CDMA vs GSM, not strictly the carriers 🙁 #HP # ♺ @sflc: Eben Moglen is giving a talk at DebConf 10 next week, "How We Can Be the Silver Lining of the Cloud": http://ur1.ca/0ui9f # Luddismo…