Links & Suggestions # 1: Orwell, dumb majors and bogus software

Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too It’s a very rich dish for this first time of “Links & Suggestions“, a category that according to my purpose should become a chest containing those valuable URL addresses that could have been sources for news, analysis and anything else if only I had have the opportunity, the time and the will to engage myself firsthand.

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Superconductors in the States, atomic bombs in Italy

Babel fishThis post is filed under Science and Technology, but it should be present in a transversal category that I should call “Pessimism and Scarce sense of ludicrous”. The pessimism is mine, the scarce sense of ludicrous is the one of the politicians that in Italy talk about energy like of a very rich banquet for failed or failing companies, containers of bribes for the “ruling class” rotten to the core.

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Hi-def TV and faith truth…

Babel fishI’m an atheistic, and I don’t complain. I feel disgust for the TV, and I don’t complain. The problem is that in the Italy of 2008 there are so many watching TV yet, and in my life I’ve never been able to have a decent talk with someone mantled of his own faith in some sort of religion or preternatural deity without the feeling of beein ragged or, worse, treated like a pariah by which feels like an holder of a superior truth.

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