Author Archives: Stefano

TheFacebook.com in 2004: Mark Zuckerberg discusses his 100k users social network

12 years ago, a much younger Mark Zuckerberg talks about his brand new TheFacebook.com social network. Seems so amazing, right now: 12 years and one billion users later… 😉 11 years ago today, someone named Mark Zuckerberg appeared on CNBC … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Nolan Bushnell!

Happy birthday Nolan Bushnell!

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StarWars: a 7,500+ Lego-bricks Millennium Falcon? Even Han Solo would be thrilled!

A switzerland-based graphic designer posted on Flickr an impressive set of photos of homemade Lego Millennium Falcon. Not just the ordinary Lego Millennium Falcon set (1,500+ pieces), but a whopping 7,500+ bricks spaceship that even Han Solo would love! Marshal … Continue reading

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#2016: best wishes to everybody!

Best wishes to everybody!

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#AstroPi: #RaspberryPi will be launched in #Space this evening!

A couple of hardended Raspberry Pi will be launched this evening and will reach the ISS! This is some awesome news for all RPi users and fan and a great achievement for Eben Upton and all his folks. Follow the … Continue reading

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A well-done Steve Jobs animated biography (and some IT history too)

“Oh no, yet another Steve Jobs movie?” Not exactly… It’s an animated multi-timeline Steve Jobs‘ biography, featuring all relevant IT people from 1955 to 2011, along with main IT events and computer/technology introduction events. It’s so well done (IMHO) that … Continue reading

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The real value of stuff running in our smartphones (compared to 30 years ago)

Well, I know it’s quite unfair but yet it’s still amazing. Just imagine all the stuff running within our smartphone (the kind of stuff we all take for granted, now). A book, Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think … Continue reading

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Enter HIP – Human IP address: the Internet of Human Beings

A recent Forbes story has sparkled speculations about IP addresses being assigned to each and every human being. Besides the Science-Fiction scenario, it seems logical to assign to all living human beings an IP address hence bypassing any further IDs, … Continue reading

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How to edit text in your browser – without launching an editor!

A simple text editor – always available at your fingertips? It’s inside your browser! It’s just a matter of writing in the location/URL textbox of your browser the following text and start typing: data:text/html, <html contenteditable> You’ll get a very … Continue reading

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May 26th 1995: Bill Gates writes about the “Internet Tidal Wave”

20 years have gone since this internal memo, aimed at Microsoft Executives, in which Bill Gates himself talked about the “Internet Tidal Wave” and provided a strategic point of view for a MS-dominated ‘Net; the memo surfaced during the prolonged … Continue reading

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