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Hurricanes Maria & Irma: A long story, short, in images.

A brief history of my involvement with Hurricane Irma. Remember Irma la douce? Well, for us Irma was douce, sweet. Thus on September 16 I began writing about hurricane Irma’s passing by Puerto Rico, quite caressing our shores but without … Continue reading

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Ma come fanno i marinai — How do sailors do

How do sailors do? US Military Advisory Trip Opens in Tokyo flickr photo by cogdogblog shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license. That is the title of a famous song in Italy, from the duo Lucio Dalla-Francesco De Gregori. I … Continue reading

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A Year Lived Fully: A Condensed Story of 2016 in Images

So I am rushing a last 2016 post before 2016 actually goes, quite inspired from a post the great cogdog Alan Levine just did… ‘Twas an unbelievable year, 2016. The good thing, great! The bad ones, terrible, including a bad … Continue reading

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Research at NYU’s Faculty Resource Network

Just a little thought on how amazing is this stay in NYC. I walk every morning down from Union Square (my dorm is at the Palladium) to Washington Square Park, salute Garibaldi, and fall into the magic space of NYU’s … Continue reading

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World Wide Web’s birth

This is how it all began. 1991, Geneva, CERN. And this is a replay: the machine Tim Berners-Lee used to develop his first Website was a NeXT, another Steve Job concoction from the time he was away from Apple. The … Continue reading

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