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Gianluca Fiore

Paper Sounds

A handful of weeks ago I co-founded a new project: Paper Sounds. The idea and name aren't mine but of the lovely @BeSyen. I always wondered about having a blog where to write about music or social issues I care about and Paper Sounds looked like a simple way to …

Gianluca Fiore

Fidel Castro (1926-2016)

It was a shock to hear about Fidel Castro's death this morning. Not because it was unexpected, 90 years old and with a deadly cancer, but because he over time had become the Lemmy Kilmister of international politic: always true to himself and his values, dressing nearly in the same …

Gianluca Fiore

Programming Isn't Easy

Pair Programming

I was reading, as usual, Scott Hanselman's blog and couldn't agree more on his complaining on the recent WWDC keynote asserting that programming is easy. From his post:

When we tell folks - kids or otherwise - that programming is easy, what will they think when it gets difficult? And it will …

Gianluca Fiore

Classic Cocktails Cheat Sheet

A few days ago I've become the maintainer, and main contributor, of this DuckDuckGo's Instant answer. It has been deployed on beta.duckduckgo.com only so far, as it is clearly just a beta.

Classic Cocktails IA screenshot

My passion for cocktails and carefully mixed drinks is no mistery and thus it was only …