Category Archives: my software

Introduzione ad Hadoop

Italiano   Introduzione Hadoop è un sistema di calcolo MapReduce distribuito per processi di tipo batch estremamente scalabile e in grado di maneggiare terabyte o petabyte di dati senza colpo ferire. Il modello di calcolo MapReduce deve il suo nome … Continue reading

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Ricetta di Calibre per Punto Informatico

Italiano Le ricette di Calibre (in inglese “recipes”) sono dei piccoli programmi che permettono di scaricare notizie dai siti più disparati per poi leggerle sui lettori ebook. Calibre ha una ricetta incorporata per Punto Informatico, creata da Gabriele Marini; funziona … Continue reading

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Calibre Utils

English A week ago I bought a new “toy”, a Sony E-Book Reader, and so far I am extremely satisfied with it. I’m using Calibre to manage my virtual library: the Sony Reader preferred format is EPUB and Calibre deals … Continue reading

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JDarkRoom Debian/Ubuntu package

English I like to use “darkroom” styles editor ever so often; I mostly use PyRoom, with rather satisfactory results. Today though, while looking at David’s blog, I found out about another editor of this kind, JDarkRoom, that has some nice … Continue reading

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Plymouth Wheat

English This is a simple Plymouth theme (the graphical animation that you see while the system is booting), based on the Ubuntu 10.10 standard one. It features a nice green wheat background, that’s just the Ubuntu 10.10 wallpaper “Life by … Continue reading

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PAES

English PAES (Parallel AES or Paolo’s AES) is an OpenCL implementation of AES. I wrote it as thesis for my master degree and its goal was mostly to explore OpenCL peculiarities, ranging from application design issues to software tricks or … Continue reading

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Montecastrilli Screensaver

English Just a simple slideshow screensaver for Gnome; the pictures it shows are about Montecastrilli, the little town where I currently live. This is a “light” version of the screensaver, despite its 8Mb; I have one version for my own … Continue reading

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