General


Leaving social media 3

I have recently stopped using my personal social media accounts after several attempts to balance the use I had for them. My motivations are a quite complex mix of privacy concerns, tiredness of the social media bubble, in which too many seem to feel authorized to be unacceptably aggressive, serious […]


Protecting tweets and removing unknown followers

I have decided to protect the tweets of my personal Twitter account to limit the amount of followers completely unrelated to my interests. I have also removed many followers (not blocked, just forced to unfollow my account by blocking and then unblocking). I had over 500 followers, and I reduced […]


WEP Workshop at KAUST

Last week I had the opportunity of visiting KAUST, and take part to the Winter Enrichment Program, organizing a seminar on Open-Source Software for Computational Engineering with a colleague and friend Matteo Icardi, who was my host at KAUST. It was a wonderful experience, KAUST is an impressive campus, and […]


PHP problems

My blog had some problems due to a PHP update performed by my host which broke the wordpress theme in use. I replaced the theme with a temporary one while I find a solution. I hope this does not cause too many troubles!