All Posts

Save as WWF? But printing creates forests, doesn't destroy them!

Patty Traynor is the president at Finish On Demand, Inc a full-service, short-run bindery. A couple of days ago, Ms. Traynor found the first of several articles I’ve written about the Save as WWF, Save a Tree campaign and commented on it.

Car sharing? It works in Rome, too!

In many parts of Italy there simply is no more room to use cars decently, regardless of their cost or emissions. For this reason, a few days ago I translated into Italian a beautiful post on the Frugal Urban blog about the benefits of car sharing in Ottawa.

What is Trashware? A way to save money and pollute less with computers!

A reader of this website recently asked me what the word Trashware exactly means. Here is a short explanation and a few pointers to more informations.

Final Report from fOSSa 2010 in Grenoble

The fOSSa 2010 conference in Grenoble did a good job to prove (since it’s still sorely needed, see conclusions below) that Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) isn’t some unreliable toy for amateurs.

Every day should be 10/10/10!

October 10 2010 (10/10/10) is the day chosen for a Global Work Party that nobody should miss:

Do we deserve traffic jams? Ask cats and dogs

It’s weird how things that seem completely unrelated are, in fact, more or less connected. On February 5th, 2010, just five days after the traffic ban in Milan, with caused a storm of discussions, an absolutely unusual event, that is some inches of snow falling in full winter, created even more chaos than usual on the streets of Milan and all the surrounding area.

During that afternoon, the speakers of Caterpillar (a popular talk-show on a national radio station asked to all Milan citizens who were listening inside their cars to call and tell how long they had already been blocked in the streets and how long they thought they would still remain there.