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Julia exists, and works at Amazon

“Julia was twenty-six years old, and worked on the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department…”.

The worst thing about that girl who designed porn banners for a living is NOT porn

Maybe you had not realized it yet, but the shady industry of porn attracts some REAL professionals. As in this case of the girl who

On paying for everything you WANT to read, and others be damned

Does paying for almost everything you read put you at a distinct advantage? On one hand, yes, no doubt. On the other, I find certain propositions a bit troubling.

Indeed, it seems that Google IS forgetting the old Web

XML pioneer and early blogger Tim Bray says that Google maybe suffers of deliberate memory loss. I may have found more evidence that this is the case.

Pictures of the Colosseum? Only if you buy the right shoes first

By now, you probably have already heard that many italian Public Administrations, at all levels, are full of debts. What you probably do not know yet, is one consequence of one of these situation that may have negative consequences for you even if you run a non italian business, or are a travel blogger.

More meaningless concerns about ebooks, part 2

Yesterday I explained a few things about e-books that were missing from the article Weighing the environmental costs: buy an eReader, or a shelf of books?