about the next tech revolution

Hi, today i want to speak about so called bioybrid robots. I have found this amazing site: http://cyberplasm.net/. They speak about a lot of things on both biology, robotics, and progamming.

So i “googled” about the theme and i have found some interesting links:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20121010-sink-or-swim-for-biohybrid-robot un articolo interessante sulla bbc… http://www.biorobotics.org/ http://biorob.epfl.ch/ http://english.pku.edu.cn/News_Events/News/Focus/9867.htma chinese [...]


It is a really amazing tool. I found it useful both for teaching and for rapid prototipyng. You can find greenfoot here. In brief it is a tool to teach java programming using “scenarios” paradigma. But it is able to insert multimedia elements in your own “scenario”, It seems able to use native code. So:


interesting article on eu tech taxation

I have found this article. I am not so sure to fully understand everything. But seems clear that if you have two enterprises, one based in Ireland, one based in Netherland, you can spare yourself to pay a lot of taxes.

Good to know.

total control …

today i have read some interesting articles:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20469486 http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/22/bionic_mannequins_are_looking_at_you/ http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-19/bionic-mannequins-spy-on-shoppers-to-boost-luxury-sales.html

in brief: seems that saudi government is using IT technologies to control and monitor women movement, use of mannequin to track shoppers’ behaviour.

The first one is interesting because seems to aimed to monitor only women. So seems that their government is going [...]

linux security (Magic SysRq key)

IT security is important. In some application is really important. I will not make example or statement on this fact. I will speak on a possible way to disrupt services, and obviously how to avoid that these nasty things happens. Today a lot of linux users uses linux as desktop or for software development. In [...]

blast from the past

Ok no blast… only a remainder: an article on “The Hobbit” computer game. I meaning the old “The Hobbit”… In the mid of 80′s …

I found the article really interesting.

robocub (bilingual)

Have you seen robots playing football? Are you interested ? Please go on this site! You can find design and software on github.

If you are young or at least student stay tuned and go on this other site. The license allows redistribution and seems really bsd alike.


Avete visto dei robot [...]

velocita’ della rete… (italian only)

Salve, oggi stavo cercando della documentazione tecnica, e cerca che ti ricerca ho trovato su scribd un bel documento di akamai. Se non sapete chi sia akamai, forse questi pensieri non vi interessano, oppure dovete informarvi.

Il documento parla dellevoluzione della velocita’ di rete nel mondo. Direi che e’ interessante vedere che l’italia e [...]

Quo usque tandem abutere patientia nostra?

Yep i like latin mottos. But this one (referred to Catilina) sounds like “How long, will you abuse our patience? “.

I have found this project. I want it realized. I want it implemented. I want it on my road. I really think that a road paint that can glow in the dark, show ice [...]