Author Archives: Antonio Vantaggiato

About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.

Love in the time of human networks

This story has had some impact on me, both because of its grand love and its humility. It is a grand love story since it is the story of the love affaire  of a past president of France, François Mitterrand, … Continue reading

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The hard Puerto Rican winter, a Podcast, the Web’s alchemy and some Italian Cinema

A new year is on and my new semester has already begun. Actually, I have already two posts to show for 2019. My school-is-finished laziness comes after many classes and seminars and meetings around the semester, plus a lot that … Continue reading

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A slow-video screensaver of a zen-train-run

The little time left available after taxiing daughters around, improvising plumber and handyman, and other menial tasks, I experimented a bit. One little idea I found is a slow OS X screensaver. It consists of a piece of software that … Continue reading

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The many views of a humble map

In December 2015 I read a stunning novel, Viviane, by the first-time writer Julia Deck. It was originally published by the most prestigious publisher of France, Éditions de Minuit. Viviane is the story of a madwoman, or not, in any … Continue reading

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An adventure in cinema

I love cinema, and I am so happy for the opportunity to teach a class of Italian Cinema and Culture this semester. The class is ending now, and the last picture we watched and commented was Antonioni’s L’avventura. I had … Continue reading

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