come fare il sugo
stamattina ho provato fare un sugo con tutti i pomodori che non ho mangiato. Ho trovato questa pagina: Sugo di pomodoro semplice * (importante per me: deve stare semplice) e tutto nella pentola. vediamo come ha funzionato…dopo
Fairtrade markup
Guardian report on Fairtrade: Oppenheim points out that of the £1 extra paid for a bag of Fairtrade bananas, the proportion going back to the farmer is 4p, while of the 99p paid for a Fairtrade chocolate bar, the return for the cocoa grower is ‘less than 2p’. If a supermarket charges £2.49 for a […]
Hype antibodies
agree with this even though we’re still far from this kind of hype here in Europe: It’s a bad time to start a company
Don’t make me think
on my reading list: Steve Krug’s “Don’t make me think” started skimming thru and it looks good. Lots of imgs and examples and cartoons to illustrate usability issues.
hazy sunset
ending a beautiful & sunny day
The Eventual Death of Software Developer Magazines
Software development magazines are losing ground compared to blogs, wikis… See Eric Sink’s post: For a while it was fashionable to predict that the Web would eliminate publishing, or at least that it would eliminate magazine publishing. Ten years later, most of these pubs are still around. But there is obviously some truth here. Today’s […]
How to Write About Africa
Writing a book about Africa? Consider these tips. (and the same applies to films, TV reports, music videos, TV series and other media that help to foster wrong or one-sided cliches) via: Swamp Cottage
deja vue
reading TechCrunch feels very much like the dot com boom, non? http://www.techcrunch.com/ The typical Web 2.0 story: somebody builds a web app. suddenly it pops up on del.icio.us or digg or both. The web app gets swamped with hits. Next, registration is closed or the web app is down, while the app is moved to […]
Today is Pi Day
I heard about this yesterday evening on BBC radio: March 14, written as 3-14 in the United States date format, represents the common three-digit approximation for the number Ï€: 3.14. It is often celebrated at 1:59 p.m. in recognition of the six-digit approximation: 3.14159. Some, using a 24-hour clock, celebrate it at 1:59 a.m. or […]
For Alexa Traffic Graph Junkies
better interface: Alexaholic – Get Your Alexa Traffic Graph Fix Here See for example the traffic stats for some CH blog aggregators.
Linux Intro Lessons in Blantyre
Bennett Kankuzi is offering free Linux lessons at the Poly in Blantyre.
the downside of communities…
Jeremy Keith writes: Comments should be disabled 90% of the time. via kottke.org
Basel Blogger Meeting
A couple of Basel bloggers are meeting tomorrow evening at Restaurant Auf der Lyss. See Cybi’s post for details: Basler Blogger-Treff am Freitag 10. März
coComment is Swiss
completely missed this: coComment is a Swisscom spin-off… based in Bern.
The Obliteration Phenomenon
Alex Wright writes: […] a great deal of important work gets “obliterated” if you measure influence purely in terms of citations (or, I would argue, hyperlinks). Whiles citation analysis gives an excellent picture of how influence works in the great middle tier of scholarship, the technique falls on its face when it comes to truly […]
Malawi Tea Prices Up
Malawi tea growers profited from drought in Kenya: “Tea prices have almost doubled in Malawi since December last year, according to local tea market analysts.” Source: KBC