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10 things that Rogue One got perfectly right

I really loved Rogue One! As my friends Carmine and Jan wrote in their posts (in English and Italian), it’s definitely deserving to be a full part of the franchise. I don’t want to spend more words on this aspect, so...

Videogames are more relevant than ever

Video games are really more relevant than ever. I am reading a very interesting Engadget article with this title, during a break in an international conference I am attending in Bologna, about open badges. it’s a system to grant open recognition...

Technology “with a soul”: games and education

Technology with a soul? Whatever this might mean for you, It’s a trend that I noticed, and I see it growing – I realized it especially after my two latest jobs as a trainer, in two very different contexts. I just came home from...

PokemonGO and augmented or decreased education?

PokemonGO , the game based on despicable manga monsters from a few years ago, is definitely the talk of the town during this period. And rightly so: I saw unsuspected graduates falling prey to their most unabashed nerd instincts, getting the app...

School: is it really destroying creativity?

Today I had to go to school, but I felt really bad: my famous back pain, faithful companion of many adventures, lately is quite angry and in these two or three days in particular he decided I wasn’t supposed to be...

Get Storied: storytelling and education

Storytelling and education? [NB: This post is widely based on original story GET STORIED: Storytelling and education, published “just in time” in English on the blog To Say Nothing About The Cat, written by my friend Carmine Rodi Falanga, my mate in many adventures...

Will you join us? -a memory of Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz wrote: There is no justice under these unjust laws. It’s time to come into the light and, in the grand tradition of civil disobedience, declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture. We need to take...

American Lectures – six memos for the next web

Last week I gave a lecture in a training course for workers in the local Public Healthcare Agency in Monza. What do the American lectures matter with this? While preparing the presentation which was a script to my rants 🙂 at one point I had one...