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‘m not very fond of live content in general, of this inscrutable and apparently uncontrollable need of the masses to be connected 24/7.

Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and the likes have been created for all those people having nothing better to do than telling the world what a great fish’n’chips they are eating, with whom, how richly the booze is flowing (or not) and all that kind of useless information that interests only that part of the human race that has, likewise, nothing constructive to do.

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Windows 10 pleasures


or the Sheldon Coopers among us, I want to make very clear that the title of this post is purely sarcastic, so I hope I won’t need to hold up the “SARCASM” board too often.

For the others (the non-Sheldon Coopers among us), it should already be quite evident that I’m not a big fan of those Micro$oft mobsters who constantly try to push their OS down everyone’s throat. Evidence of my disinclination towards M$ can be found at least here, and here.

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Una Storia Italiana


his motto (Una Storia Italiana) adorns the fuel tank of most of the later models of the beautiful Moto Guzzi motorbikes.


Moto Guzzi is probably unknown even to the majority of motor bikers (not only outside Europe), most likely because its fame has been overshadowed by the more flashy “race” brands like Ducati, MV-Agusta, Aprilia and so on.

Anyway, Moto Guzzi (which by now has been absorbed into the Piaggio Group, though retaining its name and brand identity), has a prominent place in the Italian rich motorcycling history.

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Why I dislike Microsoft even more


‘m not inclined to talk a lot and often about things or people I dislike. Obviously, things and people who irritate me will have the undeniable honor to be the object of my tirades, sooner or later, but I’m not inclined to repeat myself ever so often.

After all, Napoleon said that “You must not fight too often with one enemy”, which he actually borrowed from Plutarch who, while talking about the Spartans, said (rather liberally translated from the original Greek text): “You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war”.

As I see it, “talking too often about your enemy, only serves to empower your enemy”.

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