Monthly Archives: July 2013

Word processing in 2013

This morning I played a little with Quip, a “modern word processor that enables you to create beautiful documents on any device — phones, tablets and the desktop”. I installed the app on my iPad and used it in a … Continue reading

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What happened to “camera phones”?

My father in law wants to upgrade his mobile phone (he has a simple and cheap Nokia phone which is a few years old). He went to an electronics store, and they sold him a 150 Euros Samsung smart phone. … Continue reading

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Fried Chicken

Our local/families traditional recipes for fried chicken use breadcrumbs and eggs for chicken coating, but for some time now we have been using a Southern US recipe which is simple, quick and very tasty.

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Scotadeo

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Bollicine

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Polpette

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Tags and feeds

I love tags and feeds. For the last 15 years almost every technology project I have been involved with was somehow related to tags and feeds (I started with feeds in 1998, then added tags sometime in 2001). The fact … Continue reading

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Paolo’s BBQ ribs

[schema type=”recipe” name=”BBQ Ribs” author=”Paolo” image=”https://val.demar.in/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/9280574177_0de2656d11_z.jpg” description=”Succulent BBQ ribs” prepmins=”10″ cookhours=”1″ cookmins=”30″ ] Last night we cooked ribs again. Each time the recipe improves a little, I think I got to a pretty good standard. Here’s how I do it.

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Dilbert feed broken

Too many years ago to count, the company I worked with developed a Radio UserLand plug-in to scrape web sites and generate RSS feed. One of the first filters that we developed was the one for Dilbert.com, which back then … Continue reading

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Buffalo Wings

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Lunch

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People don’t read (but they watch TV)

Yes, it’s what everybody is talking about: people don’t read long articles, long email, books. In this era of easy to generate content, we have all had enough. Even one liners seem too long to read sometimes. In the short … Continue reading

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Flipping ribs

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The more I read about one or another bigCo dropping support for RSS, the more I want to use RSS in everything I do. — Paolo Valdemarin (@paolovalde) June 21, 2013 Some links: Marco Arment: Lockdown Dave Winer: Say no to … Continue reading

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South Ken

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