Left pipe in Haskell

If you read this blog, you know that I am very biased by having worked with unix shells for almost two decades and that I am addicted to the use of pipes (see e.g. Piping with Swift). I really find much more natural to see data moving from left ...

What Problems to Solve - By Richard Feynman

A former student, who was also once a student of Tomonaga’s, wrote to extend his congratulations. Feynman responded, asking Mr. Mano what he was now doing. The response: "studying the Coherence theory with some applications to the propagation of electromagnetic waves through turbulent atmosphere... a humble and down-to-earth type ...

Socks proxy with ssh

When you work in the University, it is very likely that during a trip or the weekend you urge to connect via the University to have access to Journals and other academic resources. Often enough this requires long and complicated procedures involving the setup of rarely updated proprietary VPN softwares ...

Why privacy matters by Glenn Greenwald

I am so sorry that I needed so much time before watching this wonderfully inspiring TED video. I really admire Snowden, Greenwald and all the people that are fighting to denounce the dangerous path that we are following. It's time to take action, even the smallest one coubl make ...