Alessio Pinto

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The NSA files | The Guardian

Exclusives<p>Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama administration<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert …

iPhone: dal ladro gentiluomo all'idolo di Tumblr | Webnews

Non c’è statistica che lo smentisca: <b>iPhone è lo smartphone più rubato</b> al mondo. Sono migliaia le vittime che ogni giorno si vedono sottrarre il …

The Disconnectionists

<b>“Unplugging” from the Internet isn’t about restoring the self so much as it about stifling the desire for autonomy that technology can inspire</b><p>Once …

frog

COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

Human-Centered Design

2013 was a lost year for tech

All in, 2013 was an embarrassment for the entire tech industry and the engine that powers it—Silicon Valley. Innovation was replaced by financial engineering, mergers and acquisitions, and evasion of regulations. Not a single breakthrough product was unveiled—and for reasons outlined below, Google …

Lou Reed: No Epitaphs

He doesn't need mythologizing; he just created us all.<p>Heaven didn’t just get another angel and heaven’s band didn’t just get another member because heaven isn’t real and Lou Reed was no angel and even if heaven was real and God was willing to overlook Lou Reed’s various and sundry transgressions, …

They're Watching You at Work

What happens when Big Data meets human resources? The emerging practice of "people analytics" is already transforming how employers hire, fire, and promote.<p>In 2003, thanks to Michael Lewis and his best seller <i>Moneyball</i>, the general manager of the Oakland A’s, Billy Beane, became a star. The previous …

Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course

He captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 1.6 million students for online classes. So why is he pivoting away from MOOCs? “We don’t educate people as others wished, or as I wished,” Thrun says.<p>There’s a story going around college campuses–whispered …

The Beatles Succeeded Through Talent, Ambition, and a Lot of Arrogance

When English writer Mark Lewisohn first informed Neil Aspinall—a Liverpudlian accountant who at 19 began ferrying four local lads known as the …

What I’ve learned from fatherhood

From my twins who are now two<p>Learning<p>Small human beings learn how to live in the world by mimicking other human beings. Power over another human …

Forty Thoughts on a Fourth Daughter

I have four children under age 7. Discuss.<p>1. Our fourth daughter was born on Bastille Day, which has no particular meaning for me. I took twelve …

6 basic questions about the war in Syria

By Amanda Erickson<p>Amanda Erickson<p>Foreign affairs reporter focusing on the post-Soviet world<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Syrian war has been a slowly unfolding catastrophe, one that has embroiled several of the world's major powers.<p>Early Saturday, the United States and its British and French allies conducted …

After I banned tipping at my restaurant, the service got better and we made more money

Tipping, as a compensation scheme, is great for everyone.<p>Restaurant customers like tipping because it puts them in the driver’s seat. As a diner, you control your experience, using the power of your tip to make sure your server works hard for you.<p>Restaurant servers like tipping because it means …

Vi racconto il mio parto (adottivo):il giorno che ho conosciuto mia figlia

<i>*Questo intervento è nato su Twitter. Ogni mercoledì la 27esima ora si riunisce per valutare nuove idee e storie. La scorsa settimana abbiamo</i> …

Togli la mano dal mouse: ti fa solo perdere tempo!

Se volete essere più produttivi al computer, dovete togliere la mano da quel maledetto mouse, che vi sembra tanto utile. E che invece vi fa perdere …

A standing desk for $22

I've been interested in standing desks for a while. I keep reading things like: he who sits the most dies the soonest. All the options online are …