I just finished reading a nice book, a noir first from a relatively unknown new French author with an English name, Julia Deck. Book title is Viviane Élisabeth Fauville (in english, it’s Viviane) and it’s a “beautiful” story of the … Continue reading →
Este es un ejemplo de entrada en WP para publicar enlaces (links), imágenes y vídeos. El Nuevo Día es el mayor periódico en Puerto Rico. Imagen por Ramón Peco, Licencia CC-BY-SA.
El Nuevo Día es el mayor periódico en Puerto Rico. Foto por Issac Torrontera Licencia CC
Un link a El Nuevo Día. Una imágen de la Web Un vídeo de YouTube
This photo has attracted my attention, even if I didn’t enjoy the movie much. Wondering what the lady on the right of this picture (which is the left of James Bond) is doing? With all that’s happening at the London … Continue reading →
It’s true and tested that publicity is at the core of many business practices. We accept that and, as a public with little to say on this, we passively watch TV shows which have disgracefully increased both the quantity and … Continue reading →
I do not want to write down here the Quran’s quotes on the Paris terrorists’ rationale. But there they are, well styled and well quoted, just like a good scholar would do. But this is not a war of religion. … Continue reading →
Mike Wesch gave me (and I’m sure many others) great vibes with his over-hyped trailer for one of his courses. So I made one for my Computing Fundamentals course, which has gone through a redesign process based on syndication, reclaiming … Continue reading →
My friend Dan provoked my thought processes by contributing a couple of articles from the New York Times published in the past weeks. The first is “Lecture me. Really.”; the second is “Schools for Wisdom”. I believe they are very … Continue reading →
Here’s the playlist of our third edition of TEDxUSagradoCorazón, from the past 16th October 2015. Enjoy the videos. And here’s the TEDx 2015 full photo set, available under a Creative Commons license on Flickr.
#inf1031 & #inf1038
Guess what. A mashup of two among my preferred film directors, Hitchcock and Kubrick. The idea is James Stewart walking San Francisco and being assaulted by Kubrick’s characters and paranoias. For my students, this video is a lesson in creativity … Continue reading →
What’s in common between Karl Marx, crime and the cuckoo clock, if anything? Well, there is first this little pamphlet written by Marx himself, titled “In praise of crime”, or something very like this. In it, Marx says that, contrary … Continue reading →
A couple of articles in the press inspire me to write this. First, The New York Times (As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change) and then Yale Daily News (CS50: Yale’s most popular course). The coding frenzy … Continue reading →
Some art that makes me shiver: One: [Photo by chaostrophy, CC-licensed. Some rights reserved] Damien Hirst’s The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living. Two: [Image: Wikimedia Commons] Cosmè Tura‘s Calliope. Three: Marc Chagall‘s Above the Town … Continue reading →