Author Archives: Stefano

“Computer chess”: a 2013 nerd movie about vintage computing – and more…

I recently watched a 2013-movie: Computer Chess. To my real shame, I missed it when it was released, some 3 years ago. It’s very compelling and well-made – and funny too; written and directed by Andrew Bujalski the movie it’s … Continue reading

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Happy #InternautDay: World Wide Web turns 25!

Happy 25th birthday World Wide Web! Well, actually, as reported here, Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted on March 9th 1991 a draft of WWW/HTTP to his boss, Mike Sendall, who was not really excited about it… On August 6th the very … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update: a few notes [Updated]

Tomorrow, August 2nd, Microsoft will release the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the very first major update since the July 29th update deadline. Most users will barely notice this update even though some details should be taken into account. In first … Continue reading

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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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