The aspiring Industrial Data Scientist and the Italian bureaucracy

Several months ago, I decided it was time to increase my expertise to cope with the challenges posed by the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) and the Industry 4.0. These new fields of the Information Technology represent a sort of natural evolution of my current profession, as the Internet is playing a more and more important role … Continue reading The aspiring Industrial Data Scientist and the Italian bureaucracy

Teamwork and communication

In 2016 I attended a course about the communication¬†strategies in politics. Although it dealt with some specific techniques used in this context, the basic mechanisms it illustrated are valid for the communication in general. The course was held by a mental coach who has specialized to work with politicians and work/sports teams. Therefore, I took … Continue reading Teamwork and communication

When part of the Silicon Valley was here

A couple of years ago I had the chance to meet Giovanni De Sandre, who has become a good friend of mine. He is one of the engineers who, under the supervision of Pier Giorgio Perotto, created the first ever desktop Personal Computer, known as Programma 101 (P101 for short). After retiring, he is used … Continue reading When part of the Silicon Valley was here

The Arduino effect (in other words: why real programmers are disappearing)

Arduino phenomena has to be credited for getting a lot of people familiar with Electronics and embedded systems. These people would probably remain just curious about these things otherwise. Similarly, smart phones - either Android or iOS - allow to move first steps in the world of software application development in a relatively easy way. … Continue reading The Arduino effect (in other words: why real programmers are disappearing)