Why we should start thinking about treating primates differently

Posted on April 12, 2020

If we think about primates, monkeys, apes or chimps, what comes to mind first?
Are they just the same as every other animal, or does something make them special?

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How to disable mouse acceleration on Apple’s Magic Mouse (macOS)

Posted on February 26, 2020

I’m a Mac user and use Apple’s Magic Mouse 2 for my daily computing activities. I love it because it’s able to achieve so much (gesture wise) on a compact form and elegant design. As beautiful as it is though, I have got to say that it has some weak points too.

One of those weak points is the acceleration the pointer has: I own a Logitech G502 gaming mouse too, but I noticed that it doesn’t suffer the same problem, so that lead me to believe it’s a unique issue with the Magic Mouse.

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Free (libre) software resources

Posted on January 3, 2020

(Not in order of preference)

Audio & Music

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How to bring back curvy tabs on Firefox

Posted on January 2, 2020

With one of their new updates aimed to push Firefox on par with the competition, Mozilla updated the browser’s UI, modifying the tab layout that, like many of you, I loved.

The UI trend nowadays is to make everything mono-dimension and minimal. Square edges are a must unless you are Apple, and generally everything has to be very “blocky”. Personally, I hate it.

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Culture Shock! Recycling in England

Posted on December 17, 2019

Disclaimer: Recycling may vary throughout the country. What I write about comes exclusively by my personal experience.

During my stay in the South of England, I became acquainted with the experience of recycling, which shocked me because it’s something that we do very differently here in Italy.

For a start, I’d like to talk about what the British actually recycle versus what we do.

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Duolingo German – 90 Day Challenge

Posted on December 15, 2019

Many of you know the famous website and app Duolingo, used by millions of people each year to learn new languages and to train in the ones already known.

The “Duolingo 90-day Challenge” is, as the name suggests, a challenge in which a user uses Duolingo every day for 90 days. The purpose of the challenge is to complete the “language tree” of the language you’re trying to learn.

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