Volunia is alive and kicking

Whom the gods wish to destroy, they first call promising. (Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promise) The Italian social search engine Volunia by Massimo Marchiori raised eyebrows during this launch of February 2012: some considered it  stillborn. The usual ill-fated comparison (e.g “the Google killer”) fuelled the debate further. 08/06/2012 Update: it seems there are some […]

Una Luna un pò italiana

L’Ansari X-Prize, il premio messo in palio da Google inc. e dalla X prize Foundation destinerà 30 milioni di dollari al team che riuscirà a proporre un valido progetto per un robot autonomo in grado di essere inviato sulla Luna, muoversi, riprendere e inviare immagini del paesaggio. Fra i primi 10 team che sono stati […]

No good company

I’m not against Microsoft, I’m not against Google, and I don’t work for them. Google, is not going to come and rescue anyone but itself. Nor the poor Yahoo,neither the poor Flickr users. Flickr powered by Vista(tm) is not pleasant. I can see that. Going against Microsoft is not unreasonable, may sound very cool, but […]