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Nsa scandal, open letter to Matteo Renzi

President Renzi, I was going to send a tweet, but I quickly realized that 140 characters would not be enough. No, I am writing to tell you about italian politics, but to ask what you think of a topic that, alas, in our country does not raise the interest that he deserves, that the scandal Datagate. I appeal to you for several reasons. First of all - of course - in your capacity as President and then because you're thirty-nine and, for that, you've a know how that provides the tools necessary to understand the essence of the matter, in every facet. Personally, I was immediately struck by the reality...

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U2, Apple and the (digital) revolution of music

To those who, like myself, is now at the threshold of the forty and has a minimum of familiarity with computers, the Napster name will sound rather familiar. A little 'history. The year was 1999, the internet was almost at the beginning and millions of people around the planet were terrorized by the mysterious Millennium Bug, the theory that, almost all of the computers would be sent into a tailspin by the change data that would happen at the stroke of midnight on December 31 of that year. A hoax, of course. Well, 1999 will be remembered for another phenomenon, information technology, yes, but not only,...

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“The Predestined” by Alessandro Nardone and the island of Aruba, pearl of the Caribbean

It took place in Milan at the Museum of Comics, the presentation of the book "The Predestined" by Alessandro Nardone, which intervened big names of Italian journalism to strike up an interesting debate about privacy and September 11th. The wiretapping scandal is in fact the background of this political fiction thriller full of sensational developments and a tight rhythm that unites fantasy and reality, history and fiction in various locations between the United States and the island of Aruba.  The beauty of Aruba have been enhanced by the pen of Alessandro Nardone, who fell in love during a trip...

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The Predestined, interview with Alessandro Nardone

Alessandro Nardone I was blown away. Yeah, becausewhenshe told me that she was working on his new book, I was expecting-and as It hink many - if not the result it self, something verysimilar to his first novel, the bestselling I hateto die. Instead I found my self in his hands a political fiction thriller set in the United States. I admit, at first I was a bit 'hesitant, but it was enough to read the first few lines to transform the initial skepticism in the desire to devour the book I hadin my hands. In short,get out of the head of the stereotypical thriller heavy and cumbersome: The Predestined...

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