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...