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Propaganda

Italiano “Propaganda” è il titolo di un famosissimo libro di Edward Bernays, pubblicato nel 1928. Il metodo di propaganda, o “gestione delle pubbliche relazioni”, delineato da Barneys durante e subito dopo la Grande Guerra è la naturale conseguenza degli studi … Continue reading

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Battere i mediocri

Italiano Mentre sistemavo alcuni vecchi file, ho ritrovato questa traduzione del celebre saggio di Paul Graham “Beating the averages”. Sono sicuro di averla scritta per farla leggere a qualcuno: pubblicandola sul mio blog forse arriverà anche al suo destinatario iniziale, … Continue reading

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I Mille

Italiano Virtù contra furore Prenderà l’armi; e fia il combatter corto,….. Chè l’antico valore Negli italici cor non è ancor morto. Chi non ha mai sentito parlare dell’impresa dei Mille? Nel libro intitolato appunto “I Mille”, Garibaldi ripercorre le tappe … Continue reading

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Python 2.7.1 Tutorial in EPUB format

English UPDATE (October 1st, 2012): need a reason to switch to Python 3? Well, it got a brand new shiny EPUB documentation! While on the quest to exploit my ebook reader I have converted the Python Tutorial (version 2.7.1) in … Continue reading

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Brave New World

English   I heard about this book quite some time ago, but only lately I’ve resolved to read it. Brave New World is Aldous Huxley masterpiece: a dystopian book that is considered the fifth best novel of the 20th century. … Continue reading

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In the Beginning was the Command Line

English Why Microsoft Windows has the biggest market share? What makes Apple zealots… zealots? Why RMS created the Free Software Foundation? Are you a Morlok or an Eloi? You can find the answer to these questions and much more in … Continue reading

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Elementary, my dear Watson!

English Among the other readings, lately I’m enjoying very much the tales of Sherlock Holmes from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Months ago I bought a copy of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” at a low price out of curiousity and … Continue reading

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Readings

English I always loved to read, starting from Mickey Mouse when 3 years old and onward. ;-) On the Internet there is plenty of material to feed the hungriest readers, maybe even a bit too much. Reading can be done … Continue reading

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