Finland’s too perfect

A couple of weeks ago, there was a lot of talk in Italy about Finland for two reasons: It made a lot of fuss about the Finnish family leaving Sicily two months after moving there because of the poor quality of the education system compared to that in their home country. A national public TV … Continue reading Finland’s too perfect

Denmark Dreamin’

The title of this blog is inspired by the famous song California Dreamin' even though this post is not about missing a sunny place. Instead, it concerns the myth of an actual nation where everything seems to be flawless. We always end up talking about Denmark when I have conversations with friends about what is … Continue reading Denmark Dreamin’

Visiting monuments or going to clubs?

In 2019, I posted about how I believed Italian schools needed to adapt, including the teaching style.History was one of the subjects I thought about. To cut a long story short, I hoped for a methodology that would focus on comprehending historical processes in order to understand the modern world rather than on the tedious … Continue reading Visiting monuments or going to clubs?

Disruption in the making

ChaptGPT is a hot topic among ICT specialists and Internet users in general. Within days of its debut, innumerable tweets, articles, and YouTube videos have already been created to discuss its possibilities. Without a doubt, in my opinion, the introduction of this tool represents a quantum leap in artificial intelligence research and development. But it's … Continue reading Disruption in the making

Can we afford this?

Last week, I visited St. Mark's Basilica in Venice at night. Needless to say, the magnificence of this church and the surrounding buildings is further amplified by the artificial lighting that pierces the darkness. The photos speak for themselves, and one could make a post out of them alone. I must confess, however, that as … Continue reading Can we afford this?

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