Ownership vs Possession

When I read books about digital wallets and related topics, I inevitably come across the explanation of the difference between ownership and possession of private keys. And this invariably brings to mind the relationship that cats have with the house in which they live: you own the house, but they possess it. Credits Photo by … Continue reading Ownership vs Possession

Business Skills that Translate to the Rest of Your Life

Creating your own business is a fantastic way to put yourself in the driver’s seat of your own career. Many people find that, once they start to work for themselves, the thought of going back to traditional employment gets pretty unappealing. After all, there’s nothing like having complete control over where your future goes. However, … Continue reading Business Skills that Translate to the Rest of Your Life

The End of History Was Fake News

"The End of History and the Last Man" is a 1992 book of political philosophy by American political scientist Francis Fukuyama which argues that with the ascendancy of Western liberal democracy—which occurred after the Cold War (1945–1991) and the dissolution of the Soviet Union (1991)—humanity has reached "not just … the passing of a particular … Continue reading The End of History Was Fake News

The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Socialism 2.0

Recently, I had the chance to talk with some friends about the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) promoted by the United Nations. Specifically, we focused on the society portrayed by these goals. The scope they cover is really huge. Despite the meaning of the acronym, the goals do not deal with environmental protection only. In … Continue reading The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Socialism 2.0

There are no races, but our brains are still “racist”!

As is known, Albert Einstein left Germany and emigrated to the USA in 1933. I read somewhere that, right after arriving in America, he had to fill in a questionnaire like any other immigrant. One of the questions read “What is your race?” It is said that he answered “human.” Even though he was not … Continue reading There are no races, but our brains are still “racist”!

Workless Society

Preamble I took the opportunity of this post to play around with AI-driven automatic translation tools. Therefore, two different English versions of this blog are available. In summary, I followed this process: First, I wrote the post in EnglishThen I rewrote it in ItalianI automatically translated the Italian text into EnglishBefore publication, I reviewed both … Continue reading Workless Society

Covid-19 Lessons

Never waste a good crisis.Winston Churchill Six months after the first official covid 19 case in Italy, this is how Venice looked like: Venice, October 2020, a few weeks before the Covid-19 second wave explosion It is weird and unsettling to see the famous Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square) almost deserted, a place that … Continue reading Covid-19 Lessons