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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during November 2011

I might be wrong, but Google just published what appears to be, at least to my knowledge (I could have missed some other in the past) the first interactive Doodle. It's in honor of Stanisław Lem, sci-fi writer of Solaris fame (please, if you have time, watch the Tarkovskij's movie rather than - or in addition to - the Soderberg one, even though Tarkovskij is harder to follow) and at a...
Monday evening I was back home from Devoxx '11. Excellent conference and excellent people, I'm so happy I was back to it after two years. I'm full of sensations and things to think about for the next weeks. Also for the non technical part of the journey: I drove for more than 2.800 kilometers full of beauty, from the magnificent Brugge, to the chatedral of Reims, passing through the Lac du...
2011, and I'm back to my favourite conference. In the past two years I attended JavaOne and Jazoon, but for different reasons I wasn't able to go to Antwerpen. A number of things have changed in the meantime. Sun is no more here, but I already absorbed the shock at JavaOne 2010. Devoxx is held in November since a couple of years (previously it was in December). For my desire to match a...
The past summer I announced that I was going to move all my websites to a new CMS, and actually blueBill has been moved since that. Unfortunately I had some trivial problems while migrating the others, and then a number of accidents, the latest one being a major flood in the town where I live, stole me the time to complete the operation. Thus, you'll see that blueMarine and forceTen at the moment...
The last page on the latest issue of IEEE Spectrum attracted my attention since it was about the popularity of programming languages. The page was made of four pictures taken from langpop.com, which makes popularity figures out of multiple sources: Yahoo Search Craigslist Powell's Books Freshmeat Google Code Del.icio.us Ohloh programming.reddit.com Slashdot IRC This is different than TIOBE,...