Streaming Thoughts

an humble list of items that pop to my attention

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Baricco Talking about 'Questa Storia'

Check out these radio programmes with Baricco on Radio24

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Online Games

Be warned, there are a few pop ups here, but these little games are brilliant.
Press refresh to get new ones.

Marshall MacLuhan

Another book that roberto pointed out and that I shoud buy: "Gli Strumenti del Comunicare"


must check this out.  It seems relevant to language oriented programming

Ivory Towers

A devilishly addictive game

Acceleration Watch

If you thought things are changing fast, consider that the rate of acceleration is also increasing

One Step Back

A cool blog about ruby and metaprogramming

trackback wizard

should check how it works: Trackback Wizard
I still don't get trackbacks..

One Assertion per Test

only one assertion should go in each test

Monday, November 21, 2005

Everything Google

All that google offers


RubyPleac: a kind of Java Almanac for RUby


[blogger italy]
Chinaski:is there method to his madness?

Visioni Binarie

Visioni Binarie: pictures stolen on the train.  An expression, a thought, a taste as a heart-felt sketch of a whole life.

Agave Cafè

Agave is one of the coolest chilled out places in the heart of Rome.
Nice food, nice people, nice wine, nice coffee, books and wi-fi link for your laptop.
What more do you need?

Morespace Book

MoreSpace, the emergent business world.

Software Presentations with Wink

Record software presentations with Wink.

Tests are not Tests

[development stuff]
Why TDD is not about tests: Item 1 Item 2

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Tic tac toe

Some history and interesting perspectives on tic tac toe:
Also check out how it is represented in different cultures and the refactoring moves to take it to an isomorphic game (see in text)


Roberto just passed me a link on alternative information.
Alternative to the mainstream italian media.

Friday, November 18, 2005

Audio casts with IT professionals

Audio Interviews


Google map webcam locator

Surf the semantic space

Semantic spaces for webpages and blogs.  See who is close to you with Meetro.

Matching Colours

might help my dressing sense ColourMatch ;-)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

abstraction vs. complexity
do abstraction and free thinking bring more complexity?
is dumb uniformity better if you consider overall economic factors?