Author Archives: Stefano

Swiss illustrator turns Star Wars Episode IV into a very looooong infographic

“The Force is strong with this one [infographic]” Swiss illustrator Martin Panchaud has just gone some parsecs beyond common Star Wars fanatism (even beyond mine…). He worked on a single infographic that covers all of the 1977 first Star Wars … Continue reading

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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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