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Metastudy

The study of studying, or: how to study in a better way

The jam

Online, you may stumble upon it as a Digital Garden, or it may be defined as a [[Zettelkasten]] system. Mine, instead, it’s definitely less ambitious; yet, it’s whipped, fragmented, juicy...

Website development

Creative and technical aims, ideas annotation and drafts tracking.

Giri

Tutte le cose a cui ho assistito in giro, come spettatore, fan entusiasta, ascoltatore appassionato, studente curioso, insomma, ogni possibile variabile che mi rendeva uno che sta davanti al palco,...

Tutto

Dato che, per mia natura, sono una trottola che gira ovunque per fare tante (troppe) diverse cose

Missing digital tools

Ideas for programs which would be very useful, but I didn’t find yet

Server setup

A walktrough of the steps I executed to set up my server

Server

My server is a surprisingly powerful (considered how much I pay for it) VPS hosted in Germany by Contabo. It runs Ubuntu 20.04.

Social

A unique, universal and simple method to share stuff

Apps

A comprehensive list of apps I use + interesting apps I have to keep record of.

Cheat sheets

I use tech devices a lot, maybe too much, but I don’t dive in too technically. The few times I have to get things done with more technical tools, I...

Resources

A comprehensive list of great online resources for learning and more. Links to official documentation aren’t included, since it can usually be found with a quick and trivial research.

Jack frusciante è uscito dal gruppo

Enrico Brizzi aveva la mia età quando scrisse Jack Frusciante è uscito dal gruppo. Volevo capire quanto quello che aveva nella testa corrisponda a quello che ho io ora, perciò...

Design

Little insights about the design world.

Typography

Typography is a wonderful world, hidden in plain sight. Here there are some resources for inspiration and study. A premise: I have a fetish for Typography. I really do. I...

Data sources

There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets available, ready to be used and analyzed by anyone willing to look for them. Below is a list of some...

Colors

A collection of colors I love and where I use them

Launcher

Every geek worth to be called so has a custom launcher. This is the story of how I changed my preferred one for my first time, after several years.

Compagni di viaggio

Gli oggetti da cui non mi separo mai. Quando li smarrisco o perdo la cognizione di dove sono in quel momento (spesso, addosso a me), entro in crisi.

Knowledge

I conceive knowledge as the fundamental quality of human life. It should be searched, managed, and preserved as a treasure, since it is the most valuable capability we have, together...

Oggetti

Gli oggetti da cui non mi separo mai. Quando li smarrisco o perdo la cognizione di dove sono in quel momento (spesso, addosso a me), entro in crisi.

Parole

Leggo e sento tante perole belle (oppure brutte ma con un gran significato) e ho paura di perderle, perciò le annoto qui.

Cinema

After watching these movies and series, I wasn’t the same anymore.

Quotes

Some are from celebrities, some were pronounced by friends of mine and may have no meaning to the public, in realtà sono quasi tutte in italiano dunque non ha senso...

People

Real and fiction characters who left a mark in me

Blogroll

Blogs or websites worth remembering.

Digital wellbeing implementations

Interesting and curious integrations which could be implemented in the system Digital Wellbeing app on mobile.

Mindfulness

Post-mindfulness: it is very important not only to do minfulness the right way, but also to do the right things after perdorming it in order to take full advantage of...

La marmellata

Sul web viene comunemente chiamato Digital Garden, oppure può essere definito come sistema [[Zettelkasten]]. La mia, invece, è molto neno altisonante ed ambiziosa, ma frullata e gustosa. Si tratta di...

Following

In our world, especially on the web, there is a lot of content, maybe too much, and it’s very easy for me to get anxious because I can’t keep up...

Internet freedom

This awesome and revolutionary tool we call the Internet is so powerful that it’s becoming a threat to the freedom of the average user, who, in exchange for services, hands...

Shadow map

A plugin for OsmAnd (or OpenStreetMap) and/or Google Maps which shows the buildings’ shadows during different times of the day. Useful in hot and sunny days not to burn as...

Wishlist

Stuff I need and things I just would love to have

Around the world

Places I love around the world

Batch reopen

Found: OneTab, but it is not open source. I do not like it very much

Firefox

I consider myself a Firefox power user: I love it and I take full advantage of its features. Here’s how I do it.

Delete an account

The quickest way to delete an account is to just click on the “delete account” button. There are two problems, though: often, there’s no button if there is, it’s hidden...

Just once

An app which automatizes the update of a profile picture on several different platforms

Lunapp

An app for lunatic people. Used to learn by themselves their sudden attitude changes and track how their emotions evolve over time.

Notes on ten arguments for deleting your social media accounts

Notes from the great book by Jaron Lanier, Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts, which I discovered almost at the end of my journey in creating quitsocialmedia.club. It...

Backup checklist

To keep the phone rolling smoothly, from time to time a classic data backup and factory reset are necessary, but it’s important not to forget what to save before hitting...

Poesie

Poesie incontrate vagabondando nel mondo delle parole

Filmmaking

Tips on set

Photography

Even though I’m not a serious photographer, I absolutely love this form of expression. Here, I collect tips and inspiration to understand it

Now

Stuff I’m up to in these days

Ora

Le cose che sto facendo ora

Keynote mdn linux day 2020

Appunti e risorse della presentazione di MDN Web Docs al Linux Day 2020.

Internet awesomeness

Sources of awesomeness on the World Wide Web.

Quit spotify

Thoughts and decisions about quitting Spotify

Boundaries

I believe the foundations of a peaceful, productive and full life are composed of a combination of [[Loops|habits]] and [[Boundaries|boundaries]]. Below are the ones I set to myself.

Tutte le mie puntate su Radioimmaginaria

Un database incompleto (mancano gli ultimi anni, alcuni eventi alcune puntate in mezzo) di tutte le puntate di Radioimmaginaria a cui ho partecipato.I post di Facebook nei link non sono...

Xplosion music

Soundtracks of my life. The songs which marked my existence and made me who I am.

Canzomnia

Accordi e testi di canzoni da cantare a squarciagola e con la chitarra, davanti a un fuoco crepitante a qualunque ora del giorno o della notte

Bugs and feature requests

The [[Apps]] I use the most are open source software in active development. Often, I notice bugs or I have ideas of possible improvements but I rarely have time to...

Books

Books I own and books I’d love to read and/or have

Self tracking

Gaining knowledge and awareness of ourselves by collecting any sort of data which concern us

Slots

I get distracted very easily, an my mind goes from a topic to a totally different one in no time. While this can be a great quality to be creative...

The slot philosophy

I get distracted very easily, an my mind goes from a topic to a totally different one in no time. While this can be a great quality to be creative...

Websites

Websites and domains I own and website and domains I do not, but I should

Travel

Insights about traveling

Zettelkasten

The best way to manage knowledge and ideas as well as memories and lecture notes: the ultimate digital brain database system.

Radio ham

Cose dal mondo dei Radioamatori

Quit and switch

Quitting systems, software, bad habits is always hard and often painful. Nevertheless, if it’s for the best, it’s worth it. Below some of the things I’m quitting.

Switch to piwigo

Thoughts and decisions about quitting Flickr and switching to Piwigo

Quit listing

Lists are everywhere, and they’re taking over literature

Post Comprensione

Un ottimo modo per allenare la mente e sviluppare capacità cognitive e di concentrazione potrebbe essere quello di anticipare in un testo </u>concetti non ancora spiegati</u>, forzando la rilettura e...

Esame di coscienza

L’importanza di un esame di coscienza giornaliero per [[Self improvement il miglioramento di sé stessi]], secondo Seneca:

Loops

Getting new healthy habits is the best way to accomplish a healthier lifestyle and accomplish an ever greater [[Self improvement]].

Self-debugging

Self debugging consists in the process of sitting down, forgetting about everything else, and debugging yourself as if you were a buggy program. Trying to find out what’s going on...

Self improvement

I am a clumsy, messy, confused guy, and I need to work hard to achieve a result a more determined guy may accomplish in much less time and with greater...

Knowledge management

It’s so hard to forget what has been learned. Here are some efficient ways to keep track of content

Missing knowledge

What I need / have / would love to learn, in order of urgency

Road to internet freedom

Finish Quit Social Media [[Quit and switch]] Check policies, usage terms, privacy conditions of all the tools and services in use [[RSSify]] Start using [[Indie Web]] Delete unused accounts and...

Switch to lineageos

Removing the default operating system on my Android device and installing LineageOS.

Stop highlighting, start underlining

Highlighting is strong, excessive, distracting, aggressive. Underlining is soft, neat, light, instead.

Keys

A software which counts every time a key is clicked on a keyboard and does an average of how many keys are clicked in a day, which one is the...

Self debugging app

A script which poses you questions to debug you

Notes on indistractable

Notes on Indistractable by Nir Eyal.

Reading is enough

All over the web the saying goes that reading without taking notes is like not reading at all. But, to me, it’s not quite so.

Timeline development

Developing a timeline which integrates with everything I do and locations all over the world

Desk logging

Since the beginning of 2019, I’ve been shooting every 27 days at 12:11 PM my desk, without cleaning or uncluttering it. I’d just shoot a picture of how my desk...

Hebertismo

L’Hebertismo è la filosofia di vita secondo cui la forma fisica deve essere mantenuta e allenata attraverso strumenti naturali, ideata ad inizio XX secolo da Georges Hébert.

Photo importing workflow

From mobile

Quit google

Google is one of the most famous companies in the world, and its tech services are by the most widely used. Even if the in proportion the amount of users...

Monotasking

Do one thing at a time!

Storage

Data loss

Ode to plain text

I’m not a developer, but I’m a geek.

To listen

To comply with the *[[Ode to plain text Plain text philosophy]]*, instead of creating playlists with music I want to listen to, I paste their links below. (Why doesn’t Spotify...

Explanations

There are some great things I really believe in, but most of my friends have no idea what they are. Since it is becoming quite a bothering and long task...

Rssify

I’m an RSS lover. If it was on me, I’d use RSS everywhere. Since 99% of the people have no idea what it is and half of that 1% left...

The picture of dorian gray

[Basil Hallward]: When I like people immensely I never tell their names to anyone. It is like surrendering a part of them. I have grown to love secrecy. It seems...

Jekyll sidenotes

A Jekyll plugin which implements sidenotes

Quit mailchimp

Thoughts and decisions about quitting Mailchimp

Website log

Since I put a lot of care and attention to details in this website (probably even too much) I figured out it’s worth sharing my decisions about implementations and features...

Hotkeys

Using only the keyboard on a computer immediately makes everything twice as slower, but on the long run four times faster

Music

Insights about music when made, played, or listened

Reading

Insights about reading

Indie web

Connecting the web through independent websites

Linuxplosion

Linuxplosion is my awesome workstation which I assembled in 2019 to edit Everyone. I now use for my most heavy computing tasks, such as video editing or image processing

Quit imdb

It’s owned by Amazon, and it’s destroying the profoundness and sacredness of cinema.

Docker server setup

Setting up stuff with Docker

Al canton

In Campo Santa Margherita, a Venezia, c’è un bar, il bar dello Spritz delle 17 per antonomasia. Tutti coloro che hanno almeno una volta bazzicato a Venezia possono capire molto...

Il cubo

Il Cubo è la spiaggia più bella di Sanremo. Può godere di questo primato in quanto, pur essendo uno stabilimento balneare, non ne possiede alcuna, di spiaggia.

Obsidian

Obsidian is an awesome knoledge management and note taking app which perfectly integrates with Markdown and Jekyll.

Cubbit

Cubbit is a great decentralized cloud. I’m among the first backers and I love it.

Referral links

All of the referral links and codes linked to me for various services

Being a self editor

I am a self editor, I am the editor of myself.

Translate

Awesome writings which are so inspiring and insightful that have to be translated in Italian, and I need to do it as soon as I have some spare time.

Politics

Definitions of “politics”

Xplosion music extended

Tommi’s existence soundtrack, extended

Playlists

The music I listen to

Metamusic

Music that talks about music

Scale app

An app which is capable of weighting stuff by reading an object’s pressure on a touch screen

The target="_blank" argument

The target="_blank" argument is a common dilemma among web developers: there are subjective choices to a common problem: should this link, if clicked, be opened in a new tab or...

Wait to sing up

As of right now, my password manager contains too many passwords. I need to wait before signing up to services I don’t and won’t use.

Switch to darktable

Experiments and attempts of moving away of proprietary photo editing software and embracing open formats.

Cron job wayback_archiver

A Cron Job which uses wayback_archiver to crawl the pages listed in this web page and save them to The Wayback Machine

Ricostruzione della perdita di memoria virtuale

Frammenti ritrovati nella scatola nera del mio cervello, per ricostruire il sorprendente reset automatico compiuto dal mio telefono senza miei interventi il 15 febbraio 2021.

Classical xplosion

Classical music I love

Screen empathy

An app which allows voluntaries to share their screen and show what they do to the world

Macos apps

Right now on my MacBook Pro 13” 2019

Ios apps

Apps installed on my iPhone 12 mini

Android apps

I completely degoogled my device! This is still an ongoing process, but as of right now I have no Google apps or services on my phone. To use Google open...

Conoscere il mondo dall’alto

Siamo abituati a conoscere il mondo dall’alto, ad avere una visione complessiva della morfologia di un territorio guardandone la cartina.

Recorder

An audio recorder on steroids.