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...
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...
Real emissions of electric cars

Real emissions of electric cars

Elon Musk did a great job selling the idea that electric cars are the indisputable future. However, in the time of alternative realities, it is always wise to verify some of the facts that are given for granted. It is true that an electric car does not emit gases...

Un learning how to ride a bike

Everyone knows that once you learn how to ride a bike you will never forget it. But what happens if you actually want to forget how to do it? In this video Destin Sandlin from Smarter Every Day shows what happens if you try to learn how to ride a bike in which the...