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Cesare Tagliaferri
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This is an overdue post, after being silent for too long. I have never intended to abandon OSOMac, but I spent more than a year working on a new project, which has finally seen the light. This project is called LegacyNest: first and foremost, it is…

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Over the few months, I have been happy with org-mode, combining an incredible flexibility with the reliability of a plain text file in a Source Control System, and with the raw power of Emacs under the hood. Still, I am moving away, at least for a while.…

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Finally a fresh idea about password policies. I really can’t understand why in 2014 there are still companies (including banks) forcing a maximum length for passwords. Stanford University network engineers have unveiled a refreshingly enlightened password…

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Apple: The Next Thing and Low Hanging Fruit

I don’t agree with David. It’s easy to say that the tablet was a low hanging fruit now, but before the iPad the very concept of tablet did not exist… Apple took a huge risk in launching a completely new product category, which became mainstream. We should…

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Imagine no SSL encryption, it’s scary if you try

Some sound advice. To test a website, you do not need to put in the port number. The test will default to port 443 (HTTPS). So I was able to test Dreamhost.com by just using “dreamhost.com” in the form. At the time I tested, dreamhost had not updated to…

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Adobe launches Lightroom Mobile for iPad, but you must be a Creative Cloud subscriber to use it - The Next Web

Can’t wait to try this. I am part of the small group of people who actually like Creative Cloud… Adobe’s hotly anticipated Lightroom Mobile—the iPad version of its professional desktop photo management and editing software—has now arrived on the scene.…

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Not dead yet: Dutch, British governments pay to keep Windows XP alive | Ars Technica

Big organizations in general, government or corporate, are terrible at managing software and updating regularly. This said, a special mention should go to Microsoft, for making it so “simple” to upgrade… On Wednesday, ComputerWeekly reported that the UK…

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What Does It Mean to Be a Rich Entrepreneur?

Refreshing reading. Put up a website, master conversions and BAM, your bank account will turn into an ever-skyrocketing balance. Right? Except, it rarely works that way, even if you do what you do well, and build a following. via What Does It Mean to Be a…

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Build a Cheaper, Customizable Alternative to Apple's Mac Pro

I really don’t see the point of this, beside wasting a considerable amount of time and being able to boast about it. If you build such a machine you’d better go with Linux or Windows; the real advantage of OS X is in the tight integration between hardware…
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