26 Jun 2021

Strongly Disappointed by Booking.Com

I have been using Booking.Com services for a long time, to the point of having reached the so called Genius Level 2. Unfortunately, I think I will be forced to abandon Booking.Com because of their decision of
7 May 2020

What you do when you turn six

When you turn six, you usually go to primary school and start learning how to read and write. You start a self-improvement process which is usually making you a better individual. Although a human being and a
5 Mar 2020

Running for the OSI Board of Directors

I’m running for election to the affiliate member seat on OSI board of directors, on behalf of Associazione LibreItalia, the house of LibreOffice in Italy. I have already been a member of OSI board of directors from
11 Dec 2019

Proprietary slide decks at FOSS events? A missed opportunity

Paris Open Source Summit is the “first European free & open source event”, but speakers were requested to send their slide decks in the proprietary PPTX format for non specified technical issues related to the visualization or
1 Jul 2019

LibreOffice Conference Asia

I have attended LibOCon Asia in late May, in Tokyo, Japan’s capital and largest city. I have been invited by conference organizers to keynote about the global community, and co-manage with Lothar Becker a business and certification
12 Aug 2018

Grazie / Thanks

Oggi ho compiuto 64 anni, e ho ricevuto un gran numero di auguri di buon compleanno attraverso Telegram, Whatsapp, Facebook, LinkedIn e Twitter, da persone con cui sono regolarmente in contatto e da altre che non vedevo
26 Jun 2018

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Embedded Systems (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Daniele Lacamera, a senior developer and an old friend, has just published a book about Embedded Systems Architecture, which can be bought in digital format for a special discounted price for the next 24 hours at the
14 Feb 2018

I Love Free Software, and LibreOffice

31 Dec 2017

2017, adieu

Oggi è l’ultimo giorno del 2017, un anno che rimarrà scolpito nella mia memoria per più di un motivo, da quelli strettamente personali a quelli professionali, con il successo della LibreOffice Conference di Roma saldamente in testa
29 Nov 2017

Un libro è per sempre?

Facendo una ricerca sono ritornato in modo del tutto casuale sul wiki LibreItalia, dove ho riletto il testo che era nato da un’idea lanciata nella lista dei soci, e che avevo colpevolmente dimenticato. Dal paragrafo “obiettivi” ho scoperto