Falcon X landing with Binaural audio

Some days ago the Falcon Heavy became the largest rocket available for bringing satellites to orbit and beyond. Without entering into the details of such an achievement, let me share with you an amazing video of the launch and posterior landing, but this time with...
An html version of Winamp: It really whips the llama’s ass!

An html version of Winamp: It really whips the llama’s ass!

If you are old enough, probably you remember the good old times of having an MP3 collection in your computer. And the best player to listen to them was, without doubts WinAmp. And now, thanks to Jordan Eldredge, we can enjoy the program directly from our web browsers....
Miniature Calendar: Pure Japanese Creativity

Miniature Calendar: Pure Japanese Creativity

Sometimes it is incredibly refreshing finding on Instagram an account that overflows with originality. Miniature Calendar is a creation by the japanese Tatsuya Tanaka, who has published for years photos of miniature worlds. With elements from daily life such as a...

Uploading to Instagram from the computer

So far, Instagram limited the upload of new pictures to their own app. This made it impossible to upload pictures from a computer, adding an extra layer of complexity to people who, like me, take photos with a camera rather than with a phone. Recently, Instagram...
Mastodon: a federal alternative to Twitter. Will it work?

Mastodon: a federal alternative to Twitter. Will it work?

Some days ago, thanks to a blog post by Pat David, I came across Mastodon, a platform that in aspect is very similar to Twitter but it has very different principles. First, it is open source and therefore anyone can install the platform on their own servers. Second,...
Stranger Things 2: Highly disappointing

Stranger Things 2: Highly disappointing

Stranger Things is TV show produced by Netflix that first aired last year. It is a mixture of science fiction and thriller that captivated me since the first episode: a boy goes missing but his mother starts receiving signals such as lights switching on and off. His...
Bullying without consequences

Bullying without consequences

Bullying is a word that perhaps most of us associate with kids in school; however, bullying can be present in any social interaction. Notably, the astronomical community has been infuriated over a paper that refers to others’ work in a disrespectful,...
There is something wrong with Podcasts

There is something wrong with Podcasts

Few weeks ago I was introduced into the world of podcasts. For those who don’t know yet, podcasts are audio files distributed over Internet; in general you can find interviews, opinions or music. They are somehow the evolution of radio programs, but in many...
ProtonVPN is what I was looking for

ProtonVPN is what I was looking for

It has been a while since I started to have some thoughts regarding how to safely browse the web, check my e-mails or communicate with people. One of the easiest steps to avoid being spied by your own Internet Service Provider (ISP) or by your own government is to use...