Eating Water part 2 | Comiendo agua parte 2 Follow @MarcelloBasani En español aquí In my teens, uncle Isaac opened my eyes to science fiction and virtual worlds, where the sun was red and the elements were robotic. As a consequence, when I first read about “virtual water”, I was naturally expecting a cloned cyborg-like flowing 3-D liquid. And indeed, there are people … [Read more...] about UNCLE ISAAC AND WATER CYBORGS
Seguir a @MarcelloBasani Version en español: ¿Y crees que soy sexy? I believe Penelope Cruz is sexy (ever seen her in Bigas Luna’s Jamón Jamón?). I guess Justin Timberlake is sexy (he is the very reason we got “sexy” back, right?). My wife, also, is without any doubt super sexy (no need to comment on this one). With this very specific idea of “sexiness” in mind, I … [Read more...] about …AND YOU THINK I AM SEXY?
You might be without even knowing it... Three years ago, tired of our workaholic culture, my family and I decided to move to another country. Selection criteria for our new destination included, not necessarily in order: job opportunities, quality of the educational system, amount of green areas, and level of “environmental” stress. In few words: a place where we could be … [Read more...] about ARE YOU TAKING PROZAC?
“Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” is a parlor game based on the "six degrees of separation" concept, which posits that any two people on Earth are, on average, about six acquaintance links apart. Imagine now to catapult this connection through history. And I am not talking about my extra-ordinary long family tree. I am talking big: imagine to really going back in time. Could we … [Read more...] about Six degrees of separation: the “water connection”
Few weeks ago I was in Georgetown, Washington D.C., reading a newspaper while observing the shoppers walking up and down Wisconsin Ave. In my slightly arrogant “Pro-Europeanism”, and though acknowledging the tremendous developments of the past few years, I am one of those who blame developers and the Government for the wild and often unhealthy gentrification. However, I was … [Read more...] about When in Georgetown…