Category Archives: Life


packing again, me and Marta are leaving tomorrow for Berlin. we’ll get back in seven days, with a ton of photos.

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As usual, I’ve got a flu at the end of the year. This really sucks, because due to the slight fever and the cold, I had to cut back hacking time; the re-write of the source dialog in Dictionary has … Continue reading

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Maybe this Christmas

Only a few minutes into Christmas, and a few hours before the traditional lunch and dinner of this day. In the last four days I feel like I’ve already eaten more than I usually eat in a month. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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0x19 years. Presents so far: Dancing Barefoot and Just a Geek by Wil Wheaton, from Marta (at midnight) money, from my parents and relatives (I love it) the new Back to the Future pack from my former high-school mates (we … Continue reading

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Dancing Barefoot

Marta, as an early (a week early) birthday present, bought me Dancing Barefoot, the first book written by Wil Wheaton. It arrived today, and I literally devoured it in an hour. Wil writes gorgeously. I found myself smiling, grinning or … Continue reading

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Dictionary Applet

With almost everyone in Boston, both the mailing lists and IRC channels are really quiet; feels a little weird – but I think it’s mostly envy for not being able to go to the other side of the pond and … Continue reading

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Scary Voice Over

Since last tuesday, I’ve done little to nothing on the “hack” side; I’ve began a little project in Perl that should resolve in a backup manager (it’s called Hudson), but mostly I’ve done some code polishing to the libegg/recentchooser code, … Continue reading

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T’ me, Yo, Ho, Yo, Ho, It’s "Talk Like A Pirate" Day! That time in September when sea dogs remember That grown-ups still know how ta play! When wenches are curvy and dogs are all scurvy And a soft-wear patch … Continue reading

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Wild life

You can’t say to have done any good deed, unless you saved a week old cat from death.

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Check out

I’m back from Amsterdam with a ton of pictures (most of them really ugly: I’m not much of a photographer), that will be uploaded on Flickr, if and when I find the time/bandwidth. Since my parents first, and my brother … Continue reading

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