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Note, This is a long post make yourself comfortable take your time have a coffee or a cup of tea occasional reader, smoke some fags you might fulfill your ashtray, I hope to have your attention and your interest, I hope also you are a curious person and especially in the case of any non-European readers I hope that my analysis can provide you with food for thought to better understand how life is moving in the Old Continent where your ancestors are from, but most important I hope you have read the 'Chapter one'

The dissolution of the Soviet Empire was an important step of political and economic transition marked by deadly conflicts, while many Nations peacefully gained their independence with the end of Moscow Dominion in others instead a war broke out, in some it happened quickly leaving behind not too many victims different it was the case of what happened in the Yugoslavia Federation after the death of Tito, the Croatian communist leader, who managed to impose his political figure internationally cutting a strategic position of him and of the country during the cold war, gaining the attention of the Western block as a natural antagonist of the U.S.S.R. the leader of the ‘Non-Aligned Countries’ the leader of the communist partisans who engaged a war against the Axis Forces and also against the pro Monarchy Serbian Chetniks partisans who later on would be also known for a simple slogan that underline his awareness of the delicate equilibrium that was maintaining his Nation alive ‘Brotherhood and Unity’ Tito affirmed his personal power over the federation of Yugoslavia as the Slavic communist partisan have fought two different wars at the same time, not only against the Axis Forces and the Ustascha Regime, the second one against the Serbian Chetninks who were loyal to the Monarchy in exile in London, Tito engaged a political battle then but didn’t discovered his cards in order to concentrate all others partisans groups at his command or just simply to enlist new recruits, he played well his cards till the point to gain that international recognition as of a leader of the whole Partisans movement who have freed the country which means he also got helped by the English government as well the Italians communist partisans groups, on a hand the U.K. government gave political asylum to the Serbian royal family on the other he acted in favor of the communist partisans movement all over those battlefields of Yugoslavia and Italy too, a double playing which it’s been typical of the British intelligence. The Red army however arrived and found that Tito was already in control of the situation leaving comrade Stalin men with a fist full of flies depriving the Bolsheviks of any space for political action first of all, Tito was already building his own Communist State advantaged also by the pressure of the Anglo American military forces who supported him military and politically but it is also probable that Tito who was perfectly aware of what could have been if the Soviets had put their hands on Yugoslavia before him, he decided in accordance with the British intelligence to impose himself military and politically before the Red Army arrival, it was a question of time the cold war it started already during the ongoing war and this is a fact. Considering that U.K. was a parliamentary Monarchy with the largest colonial empire the political support to a proud communist as Tito appears as inexplicable but the British intelligence put his hands on the Balkans area long time ago following a plan to reduce the possibility of a German expansion at the expenses of the dissolved Austro Hungarian and the Ottoman empire too, the Brits had to win the war but in their head the post war scenario was even more important of course, having established a strong link with partisans groups of all kind and communist on top in the case of Yugoslavia it was important to have a man like Tito who knew very well the U.S.S.R. real socialism to promote therefore a communist leader antagonist to Moscow had its advantages, first the creation of a big Unitarian state which functioned as a sort of buffer state between West and East but also a unique corridor that physically prevented future Germans political ambitions of expanding its territory, secondly having an alliance with Tito was also important in order to allow after the war the Brit intelligence to keep on working undercover and infiltrate secret agents for the espionage during the cold war.
If Germany had a wall to separate West from East, the Yugoslavia itself functioned as an extended close borderline that separate the world in two, Churchill will refer to it calling that borderline the 'Iron curtain' the hot borderline with Austria and Italy. The Yugoslavia federation was a multiethnic State made up of six different Republic kept united by Tito communism ‘ brotherhood and unity’ was his slogan not by case, taking advantage by the arrival of the allied up in the north the partisans were facilitated also because the Germans after a while went on retirement leaving the Italians military forces loyal to the Fascism alone between two fires, on a side the allied forces on the other the Italian partisan guerrilla, soon the Italian communist groups similarly to the Slavic engaged a war against others partisan groups of catholic and monarchic political orientation, they joined the Slovenians in order to bring Italy under the red flag dominion, this operation included the genocide of thousands of Italian civilians, brutally assaulted, women raped and beaten up, people forced to leave their houses and many others killed in groups thrown alive into the in the karst cavities typical of that area known with the name of Foibe, but this is another story of which I’ll write more on a separate post as here I want to go on to analyze the whole process political and historical that leaded to the definitive death of the Nation, the end of a communist federation which has redesigned the map of continental Europe as it is today. On the early 90s I as many other teenagers I recall when we gather in the streets of my hometown with other students for big demonstration, we naively asked for the cessation of hostilities, naively many participated without any kind of 'political conscience' some others instead had a sort of political motivation just because the left wing in Italy has always monopolized the world of school and therefore while the Italian Communist Party was reorganizing itself during what was the most great political earthquake still in progress that equally confused everyone, the student youth sections of left wing inclination were trying to understand something but yesterday as today they didn’t really catch up with the reality of things of Italy and even less about geopolitics stuff, they always have been ‘the rebels’ against the system, against the capitalist bourgeois State, which allowed him to have militarily occupied the educational system by the way. For the majority of the students it was just important to be there even if nobody had the maturity to elaborate a political purpose to put in examination to the ruling class, I only recall that not too far away the students of Yugoslavia find themselves trapped in a real war and many of them were just dying also in horrible ways, I felt powerless and aware of how distant all of us really were to understand what the real Power is and how it really works. Tito Funeral

Soon after Tito Funeral in 1980 the 6 Republic of the Yugoslav Federation had six years of stability more or less due to the fact that many functionaries of the communist party of each Republic, I would define ‘Traditional’ leaders managed to keep some sort of stability, this till 1987 but a new political class was emerging and with it things will take a different course. In this story dates are absolutely important, considering the ongoing process of dissolution of the U.S.S.R. which will have a great weight in the unfolding of events, as much as they always bored me I recognize the importance of keeping tracks of the chronicles of the events to give instantly the idea of how things can rapidly move and why, to elaborate the mechanism to explain how Power works. Regan in Berlin 12/06/1987 Berlin, Ronald Regan the American President speech referring to M.Gorbaciov said ‘Tear down that Wall’ many years before him the famous speech of J.F.K. the end of the U.R.S.S. appear to be closer than what all the world would had imagined 19th of November 1988 a few months later, almost five Slobodan Milosevic public speech in front of a huge crowd of Serbs declared that the Serbians were aware of the enemies plans against its country therefore declared that they were determined to fight them all at any moment and anywhere in order to defend the integrity of the Yugoslavia federation and in particular they would have took care of the safeguard of all Serbian people, Milosevic was aware that behind the curtains there were plans to destabilize Yugoslavia and it's speech was the warning sign to the West and East too. Milosevic in Josovo April the 20th 1988, the springtime it’s about to come.... 8 years after Tito funeral, three months after the speech of November, Milosevic is in Kosovo the poorest province of the Serbian country, a critical situation erupted between the Albanians and the Serbians the two ethnic groups of Kosovo, reciprocal accusation from both sides however Milosevic first public speech in front of Kosovar crowd was typical of a communist leader style member of the Central Congress condemning Nationalism and calling to that 'brotherhood and unity' of Tito legacy, but things wasn't that easy to be resolved just with slogans and he got openly confronted by the Serbian people who accused the Communist party of negligence towards their problems and asked for a private meeting with the Serbian leader who agreed just to calm down the situation but also because he realized that the ongoing change needed different answers from the usual ones. The first important consideration that we have to appoint it’s that by accepting to have a private confrontation with the Serbs or rather one specific ethnic group, in an area as Kosovo, it has represented a radical change compared with the usual communist style, Tito would never had accepted a private meeting with one side of the contenders as he was aware of the delicate equilibrium that was keeping the federal Nation alive an equilibrium that could be broken in few minutes, Tito was aware of the importance of never take a side on a social and political dispute of that kind, Milosevic choice can be explained in two ways, his decision was made in absolute and voluntary will of breaking with the old teachings or we must assume he was so stupid and I don’t think he was, Milosevic was all but stupid and decided to take the side of its own people as mentioned before on his November speech the Serbians were aware of the ‘dark forces’ moving behind to destabilize the country and declared that the Serbian were determined to defend the Nation and in particular the safeguards of any Serbian community of the Yugoslavia Federation. ‘Divide et Impera’ policies of the ancient Romans interested a multiethnic empire made up of colonies of different ethnics group to put one against the other was easy and strategically the best way the keep out of minds any revolutionary attempts to overthrow the Roman establishment. The Serbian community of Kosovo at that time was of a 10% of the entire population, these people felt to be discriminated and denounced to be often attacked by the Albanian who were the majority 90% therefore Milosevic aware of this situation planned a strong popular reaction in order to be legitimate to authorize the military intervention to calm down but in particular to protect the Serbian community, furthermore Kosovo was considered as the heart of Serbia, the most important Monasteries and Churches of the Christian Orthodox faith are in Kosovo, today still protected military, the Albanians were historically divided in Muslims and Christian Orthodox and in Albany the two different religious group coexisted with no problem till the arrival of communism, in Kosovo it was different as Albanian were a majority with no voice at all, Croatia and in particular Bosnia Erzegovina will be at the center of what later on would be a brutal war among the three dominant ethnics groups of the former Yugoslavia Federation. Milosevic in Josovo The dissolution of Yugoslavia it's an important chapter of the Continental Europe history in particular for how the situation escalated but also how the European Community and USA reacted can teach us a lot. Many of the former Satellite Puppet States of the Soviet Federation gained their independence without an armed conflict, it's no surprise that all of these former communist colonies afterward rediscovered a national pride, their identity as people with traditions, uses, costume and religion belief, Christianity and Catholicism in particular played a key role in the political process of opposition to the Soviet Totalitarian Tyranny that never admitted any form of Religion and in fact has substitute the religious faith with the faith on real socialism. Country as Poland or Hungary, the Czech Republic among others have been experienced the brutal repression of the real Communism, fresh in the memory of all Europeans those dramatic events of Budapest or Prague, the youngest Polish and Hungarian politicians who later on would have done a political career didn't knew one day they will have to catch up with former western European allied of Moscow, many of these people at that time didn’t condemned the brutal repression of the Soviets and that during the cold war cooperated with the U.R.S.S. as the Italian Communist Party who it's better to remind was the biggest Communist Party of the Western World, here again this wasn’t just a case or a coincidence, if the US forces invested on the Sicilian horse, the Brits focused on the reds ones to facilitated the intelligence operation, as the East infiltrate the West same thing the West through the European communism parties did the same.

Let' go back to Kosovo, April the 24th 1988 Kosovo war Milosevic gather alongside the Albanian Kosovar President Azem Vlassi they walked through a crowd of angry Serbs and as is in the style of ‘real socialism’ faced a public meeting with the locals people in the institutional palace of local administration, the representatives of the Serbian community denounced to be regularly discriminated and attacked by the Albanian to the point to be forced to leave their land as nobody not even the local law enforcement, who was controlled by Albanian, was doing anything to guarantee their safeguard, the plan appear to be quite clear or rather, the Albanian idea it’s to getting rid of the Serbians community to achieve after an Unique Ethno State then getting international political recognition in order to separate from the Yugoslavia federation and joining Albany, to achieves such an important goal which was and never died ambition of the Kosovar Albanian,( note only Italian Fascism will be able to reunited all the Albanian people in one unique great Albanian state ), it's necessary to eradicate any physic trace of Serbian deleting anything related to them as the Monasteries and Churches and also the Orthodox cemeteries too, the first step is to make life hard for the Serbians to provoke their voluntary exodus . The Kosovar Albanians denied all the accuses, by the way it is important to keep in mind that Albany or rather an Independent Nation of Albanians already existed and still exist, and the idea of a Kosovo totally in Albanians hands had indirect political support of Tirana, Albania among the communist countries after Stalin death got more close to Mao China as the Chinese saw in them the possibility to have a sort of a direct ‘watchtower’ in the heart of the Mediterranean sea therefore it is reasonable that the Asian Communist giant being interested too to extend its political presence in the Mediterranean sea might have helped the communist Albania to reach that goal. Yesterday as today the role of TV propaganda in such a situation it's crucial and even when things appear as spontaneous it might be they are not, meanwhile the meeting it’s going on outside the crowd got nervous and engaged clashes with the law enforcement, mainly Albanian, Milosevic and Vlassi abandon the meeting and went to face directly the demonstrators outside, TV cameras all around captured those moments, you can check yourself navigating on youtube, Milosevic got approached by an elder man who is informing him that the Albanians have infiltrated the Serbians crowd to engage a fight with the police to provoke then a violent repression, dark in the face as the tension was huge, Milosevic answered ‘They are not going to beat you up anymore’ inevitably that moment and specifically that sentence went on the national television and it’s political effect on the Serbian people was huge, it was a call of duty to all Serbian people to defend their Serbian brothers persecuted and kicked off not only from Kosovo by the Albanian people, Kosovo population historically divided in Muslim and Orthodox too but and this is the most important thing, the awakening of a national pride of the Serbian people a feeling buried and canceled for too long by the communist utopia of a fake brotherhood based on political principles that really never worked and that history proved to be ineffective. The evolution of the events that led to the dissolution of the Yugoslavia Federation started from Kosovo but it's thanks to real 'mise en scene' then broadcasted by the national television that things have turned bad, it is important to remind that all the process took years and that the Berlin Wall falls would be on 1989 so Milosevic was still considered by the West as the man who would have took Tito place and guarantee a similar politics of distance from Moscow, for the moment it was important to have that buffer state stable and the only man in charge to keep that stability appear to be Slobodan Milosevic the Serbian leader. Milosevic appears as the defender of the Yugoslavia Federation and the fact he has extended his control over the regions of Voivodina, by sending there buses full of Serbian demonstrators, Montenegro and of course Kosovo haven't bothered the West, the idea of the Great Serbia or rather of defined territory for all Serbians people wasn't anything new but Milosevic was in practice realizing it masking the whole process as the preservation of the Yugoslavia Nation as the last whispered words of King Alexander killed in France suggested years ago, and apparently he was doing it without any solid obstacle. A mass immigration process can be provoked with the use of violence as it happened in Yugoslavia but a better way it's to get the control of a country economy then by impoverishing some areas to the advantage of other areas it will provoke a spontaneous phenomenon of emigration and this is the better way to free an area or to reduce the capacity of its self-defense not only in terms of military forces but also economical, its productive capacity would be affected too, it is also a good method to install a different ethnic group into a defined territory with all that typical character that define that territory as a Nation formed through long process that took a lot of years. Once you have imported a huge of mass illegal migrants deluded by a nonexistent Eldorado as the E.U. dream in fact is it's already a first step of an orchestrated instability easy to direct, social tensions real or apparent would be an easy discounted result. The ongoing mass immigration process often justify by the instability, political and economical of many northern African countries it's going to transform the European 'stability' in the long term and somehow it's already a political tool of pressure to blackmail a ruling class, among all goods legal or not that can be trade the human being is the more economically valuable, of all business the human trafficking it's the most lucrative and produce richness a richness that can be invested to gain more power political and economics in a world dominated by a specific economic model as ours it makes a great difference. In this globalized world dominated by financial rules of a specific economic model there are few ever more rich minorities who can buy all those tools necessary to mislead public opinions, mainstream media on top then also internet of course, the Politically Correctness ideology it's exactly this, the power of a minority to impose what can be said and what cannot, the aggression to the free speech main goal is to prevent that the public debate will focus on real problems rather than fake ones as for instance the risk of the rise of a Fascist regime, the ongoing pandemic situation that it’s affecting the entire world has already changed the democratic rights of the masses, the massive manifestation that took place in Berlin the first August of 2020 has been condemned by all eruocrats, the German Minister of Interior Andreas Geisel of SPD banned further demonstrations in particular that one scheduled for Saturday 29 of August arguing that the demonstrators are not respecting the social distances and the correct use of masks but in particular undermined that over 20.000 people expected to gather in are all radical right wing extremists. In the case of Yugoslavian war note that Milosevic to gain control over Voivoidine region sent buses full of Serbian he had to increase the ethnic presence of the Serbs, with Montenegro then who was practically a natural allied Milosevic had the control over a good portion of territory even if the President Stamblic was of the ‘old Tito school’ Milosevic in regard of the Kosovo situation openly spoken of an ongoing coup d’etat organized by the nazist Albanians, it’s curious as Albany was just another Communist state and a deep studying of its history it’s important too if we want to understand the Old Continent of today. On February 1989 Albanians miners of Kosovo took the streets asking president Mlai to form a military unit later known as U.C.K. ( combat unit of Kosovo ) Milosevic who was on top of his popularity and despite some few old political opposition had the authority over the federal Army so the day after will sent the military forces to destitute all the political figures and restore a Serbian control over the region. The attempts to have the solidarity of others Republic failed, Slovenian and Croatians disagree with Milosevic policies arguing it was extending Serbian territory at the expense of others masking the whole thing as the preservation of the Yugoslavia Federation which technically and juridically it was even entitled to do so, both Croatian and Slovenian delegation decided to abandon the communist party congress, Slovenia was a pure ethnic state furthermore due to its proximity with the West it was already culturally infiltrated by westerns elements as it happened indeed on the satiric press who didn’t spare the criticism on the figure of Milosevic and his crew, the Serbian request of a banning of the western propaganda against the Yugoslav official policy were ignored by Milan Kucan Slovenian President. In the springtime of 1991 Slovenia and Croatia were prepared to the hypothesis of an armed conflict with Serbia, The Slovenian who had a pure ethnic state soon declared their Independence furthermore Slovenia was geographically separated by Serbia while the Croatian territory was sharing a borderline with Serbia furthermore, and this is the most important aspect, Croatia had a big presence of Serbian community in that region of Knin which of course will create the ‘casus belli’ between Franjo Tudjman Croatian President and Slobodan Milosevic political leader of Serbia, at that time the Serbian were in charge of Presidency of the congress of the Yugoslavia federation, the President of Serbia was Borisav Jovic that meant that the Serbian had the total control over the federal army. Franjo Tudjman It is important here to take consideration of the EU leaders of that time, first of all they wanted to manage the situation by themselves showing to the USA that the EU had the capacity of problem resolving of what was considered as an ‘internal affair’, EU leaders first step to recognize Slovenia independency giving a three months of time to monitoring the ongoing events didn’t helped to calm down the situation even because the Croatian soon followed with a similar request meanwhile a delegation of Knin people dusting off old grudges dating back to the Second World War time went to Belgrade to ask for protection from the Croatian Fascists as the Ustaše who used to be loyal to the National Socialist Germany and Italy were frightening them as in the old days, doubtless it was a mess. Knin Knin law enforcement protest supported by the local people turned in to a revolutionary step to destitute any Croatian institutional power on that territory and to do so they needed weapons to form a real army from Belgrade or rather the Serbian army itself deployed on the territory to defend their revolutionary aspirations, local Serbian people of Knin were instructed to organized themselves patrolling the territory with military improvised check points on the main highways forming a defined political borderline, so the Serbian avoided to violate internal laws. Tudjiman had enough of the Knin situations which it’s located between Spalato and Zagabria Croatian touristic towns those check points were illegals indeed and realize that the Croatian authority had to be soon restored so during the European Athletic championship held in Spalato ordered the Minister of Interior to intervene soon. In that springtime of 1991 Milosevic as Chief of the Federal government of Yugoslavia in charge had the control of the federal army therefore Croatia didn’t had an army at his disposition just law enforcement with poor armaments of course, Croatia needed to form a real national army, illegally Tudjiman bought heavy artillery and weapons in order to be able to engage a war at any moment, the link with Italian criminality who provided weapons and all the necessary stuff invested Tudjiam son directly a scandal that didn’t spare even the Croatian Minister of Interior. Milosevic initially underestimate the real situation or rather how strong was Croatia independency aspirations so despite secret services confirmed by filming the ongoing contraband of heavy armaments in Croatia, decided to send just 2000 troops divided in small group of soldiers to patrol the borderline with Slovenia. Slovenia War Milosevic made a tactical error as the Slovenian who instead had already their armed forces were much more numerous and deploys 35.000 troops whom engaged soon an armed conflict to kick them off making difficult also to create any supply line to reinforce the troops, the Serbians small troops therefore were isolated at all and needed everything of course and the only possible way then It was via the airspace. Igor Bavcar Slovenian Ministry of Police/Interior warned the Serbian to do not attempt to violate the Slovenian airspace in any way, the Serbian ignored the warrant and sent an helicopter soon taken down as promised, the helicopter pilot by the way was a Slovenian who died wearing the Yugoslavian military uniform while was just transporting some bread to fed up the federal army, it was at that point that became clear to everyone that Yugoslavia federation didn’t existed anymore, Slovenia act of war in a normal situation should have been considered as an act of terrorism, would you figure out a similar situation in any other Western country as U.K. or in any other Westerner Federal Nation? Our ruling class when massive demonstrations took the streets in some foreign country often speak up about the lack of Democracy till the point to justify a military intervention to protect civilians, but what happened when the protesters take the streets as it happened recently with the yellow vests in France? Macron brutal repression reached level that has nothing to do with that democracy he pretend to defend, what about the G8 of Genova described by the press as a ‘Mexican butchery’, this is an insult to the Mexicans in my opinion, If was in the shoes of the Mexican prime minister I would have called the Italian ambassador for a formal protest.

28 of June 1991 Luxembourg, the EU Diplomacy in action Lord Carrington The European Community leaders had a meeting to discuss the ongoing situation of the ‘former’ Yugoslavia federation mainly to demonstrate that they were able to manage the situation without the American help, a delegation of three Minster of Foreign Affairs flew straight away to the Croatian territory as Slovenia was already officially declared as a war zone, the Italian role, back in the days wasn’t secondary and the presence of the Minister De Michelis confirmed the importance that Italy held, also considering the borderline and the trade of weapons from Italy to Croatia operated by secret services best men on the Veneto ground at that time the role of the so called ‘Mala del Brenta’ of Felice Maniero was crucial, Italy held a large share of investments in the newly emerging Croatian State, who was by the way also a good place for money laundering via the Croatian casinos. The European Community recognized the independence of both States asking for a three months of negotiations, Milan Kucan Slovenian President who wasn’t the first time he had a meeting with European delegates clearly spoke informing that Slovenia was at war however EU had formally asked for break of the armed conflict in exchange for the starting of peace negotiations, the break was just on papers of course as the conflict in reality didn’t stopped and Slovenian troops defeated the federal ones, to open a space of negotiations it’s just useful to give break to the fighters the ongoing situation can evolve in a way or in another of course but also whoever manage to resolve a political problem of such proportion gives international prestige and assure a brilliant political career.
In Belgrade the State of Army would like to launch a massive attack but in the end the Serbian changed their mind, and they did another error as the EU clearly had already canceled the Yugoslavia Federation and stimulated the tensions among the Serbians presidency and the others Republics, plus considering the presence of Serbian people thought all the Yugoslavian territories, except of Slovenia, the divide et impera plan has sorted out its effects. Yugoslavia could have been a federal State on the model of many others westerner ones the main problems was that by having several Serbians communities through all the others Republic has complicated a peaceful political transition, once again it can coexist within a defined Nation the presence of minor ethnic communities as long as they are ‘minor’, Italy it’s a unicultural Nation who has alway guarantee and protected those minor ethnic communities with special treatment and of course political recognition too, if for example Austria or Germany would start to send buses full of Austrians to the Eastern area of Italy where there are two ethnics groups it’s going to destabilize the situation and it will soon provoke a military intervention. Again regarding the massive ongoing mass immigration process that it’s targeting Italy a country can’t allow an invasion of its territory masked of humanitarian intervention by the way managed by OGN who apparently are not depending from any government , this is false, the OGN are depending on private financers who given the actual economic model, that’s the real deep state who’s financing political parties and deciding their agenda too, the Nations ethnically homogenous with a unique common Religion with defined borders are under attack as them with their constitutional democratic rights are an obstacle to the creation of a super gigantic market that want’s to wiped out with one stone Democracy and trade unions in order to create a fake citizenship forcing all workers to accept the rules these globalist elites have decided furthermore with different religions it is imposed the supremacy of a fake secularism, Muslims societies haven’t developed a process of secularism and if you see those terrorist attackers that hit France who were considered as French Citizens in spite of their cultural background, their clear norther African aesthetics aspects it’s confirming the opposite, they have spits on the religions rules and politically never considered themselves to belong to the Western world on the contrary they have joined an extremist Islamist group who its absolutely against the Western model of Democratic open society. Back in that days of the Yugoslavian war the president of the Yugoslavia in charge the Serbian Borisav Jovic explained the Serbian point of view, considering that to engage a war with Slovenia who have been already recognized as Independent State officially by the international meetings with EU and considering the terms of a break of the fighting concluded that it wasn’t a war worth to fight for as the Serbian Political aspirations have changed rapidly or have been forced to change by the EU political resolution, Slovenia had a defined territory but in particular Slovenia was a ‘pure ethnic state’ there weren’t Serbian minorities in danger to be protected, the apparent gave up indeed was a tactical and political move, if Slovenia was entitled to have its independency and it’s integrity as ethno state that principle, a principle affirmed after all at the end of the first world one by President Wilson, the same principle should have been valid then for others Republic as the Serbian one for example, then the dispute remained open with Croatia only as Croatia differently of Slovenia had a massive Serbian presence estimated of 600.000 inhabitants who felt themselves in danger and that legitimated the request of protection by the Serbian State, Croatia had two choices, to negotiate or to engage a war in any case. Abandoned the Slovenia chapter Milosevic aware Croatia will wanted to follow the same way clearly reclaimed the Serbian political legitimacy of having their own independent State was equally right and that Croatian had no right on forcing 600.000 Serbian citizens to remain under Croatian control, the situation was serious now Milosevic reclaimed that territory lived by 600.000 Serbian as a firm condition for Croatia to separate by the rest of Yugoslavia, would you understand now why it is so important to maintain the integrity of the population of a Nation? If Castel Volturno which it’s already a Nigerian enclave within Italy with his parallel institution included a sort of law enforcement too formed by the Nigerian Mafia men will continue to enlarge it’s going to create sooner or later a political problem and that’s exactly what the globalist are willing to achieve, masking then any form of legitimate reaction of the State as an expression of ideological racism or the raise of a Fascist regime, and in this design the cooperation of the left wing antifa who are already on the pay roll of the globalist see all the business of welcoming the fake Refugees and those expansive OGN ships, now the Italian government its providing, at Italian tax payers expense ,the so called big quarantine ships this because with the covid crisis that Puppet which is the Italian prime minister he bartered financial support in exchange of the promise of taking care of all Fake Refugees and after earning the Recovery Funds magically all OGN came out, even some new ones as the Bansky mysterious artist of my balls, all willing to take a slide of that rich cake of the Recovery fund, another shameful EU attempt to manipulate Italian political life. It wasn’t the first time the history impose how important it’s the concept of ethnic groups who are living a territory, if someone implant in a city of 100.000 inhabitants a group of 50.000 people in specific area that area already doesn’t belong anymore to you as it happened in Knin and Kosovo, those people can be directed to organize a military control of the territory which it’s going to be the starting point then as in Kosovo happened to provoke social tensions among the population to stimulate law enforcement intervention It starts a domino effects as then the ‘minority’ in danger will not hesitate to ask for political recognize or even for a military support to resolve the humanitarian crisis, the mainstream propaganda will do all the necessary to facilitate the coup d’etat by sending the Free Press on the ground, foreign government too via OGNs so little by little the political pressure will start to give its fruits. The ongoing invasion of Southern Italy it’s been provoked by the military intervention of France and UK following on Lybia first then Syria, the media propaganda increased till the pathetic shows of Berliners crowd at the station singing ‘Say loud say it clear refugees, Syrians, are welcome here’ the domino effect of the ‘Arabs springtime’ stopped in Syria supported by Russian army and after nearly 6 years of a brutal war it is not over yet. Following the example of Yugoslavia EU ad USA planned to support the Georgian war on 2004, which has failed, more recently the war was provoked in Ukraine, Donbass and today in that Belarus, the Arabs connection and cooperation to destabilize the Russian federation are dated since the war in Afghanistan, the Caucas region and of course Syria where Russia managed to kick off all bandits westerner and Arabic sunni allys, in regard of the Caucas war it has been proven the connection with London Mosque of Finsbury park and again it’s involvement in some terroristic actions in French territory. A Political line held by those elites in control of EU, of Israel and the deep state of USA it’s to achieve another world war and China and Russia and their allied are the main target at this stage, Honk Kong wrestling arm with China isn’t separate by the Covid pandemic crisis that has invested in particular all the West, the chemical weapon it’s been spread to wick the Western economies and in less than 4 years in my opinion the situation it’s at highly risk to get worse the military machine its ready it’s the people who are not aware of it and the lockdown period all Western countries have experienced it was just a training to prepare people worldwide to a real state of war in which hourly curfew as provision of food and primary needs only would be allowed. The fact that Italy have been the first country to experience the lockdown it’s because of its geographical position in a military point of view Italy held several US bases, nuclear weapons and the main control antenna and command of modern system armaments located in Sicily
If you ask anyone in Italy about the war of Yugoslavia and I am referring not only to the people of my generation who have lived that historical moment but I suppose even those young going at school now, no wonder to realize that there’s a true ignorance of the facts that really have determined that terrible war, at the present time in Italy we have several Politicians of those who are in blinded supporter of the actual E.U. regime that it’s because of the European Union we had ‘Peace’ in continental Europe the last 70 years, how It is possible then? Simple having control of educational system as of the mainstream you can shape the minds of general public opinion, usually not very attentive to really important things as it is used to the constant bombardment of bullshit of all kinds and news of a general nature or for pure propaganda purposes of those who have the control of it. During the terrible war of dissolution of the Yugoslavia federation Europe and the entire world have been silent while genocides and ethnic cleansing not unlike Jews and gypsies persecutions during World War II were ongoing and this happened on the early 90s. The former Minister of Transports Graziano del Rio of the Democratic Party a party who it’s ruling Italy today in a coalition government it’s among those ones who often like to tells this great bullshit of the precious E.U. which has guaranteed peace for 70 years, the EU failed on its intent to manage the Yugoslavia situation and the UN first therefore the Clinton administration let’s say ‘resolved’ or rather completed the death of the Yugoslavia Nation.

Examining the EU political attempts to resolve the situation

of the Yugoslavia federation in details it helps to understand the reason why EU never worked in the past as it’s not working today absolutely incapable of giving common responses to the problems of our time, being by the way changed with the Brexit and the consequent solid predominant attitude of what I call the Aachen Dominion which it’s born politically under the threat of Isis and Daesh terrorist attacks that hit France in particular and in minor way Germany too, on the contrary EU has exacerbated social policy issues among the Member States by determining the process that led to Brexit for example and in the specific case of my interest how the so called EU Auster policies have downsized for the worse the Italian economy weakened it voluntarily to the exclusive advantage of the national interest of France and Germany and its 'allies' of the current Italian government.

EU Diplomacy helped to get worsen the situation of former Yugoslavia federation, Lord Carrington plan was rejected by Milosevic who of course was put with the shoulders against a wall, EU first step in Luxembourg was to recognize independency to Slovenia and Croatia aware to the Serbian communities all over the Yugoslavian territory, when then all armed conflicts were clearly provoked, the war invested the city of Vukovar a borderline city on the north east side with an important presence of Serbians, Vojislav Seselj Serbian Nationalist leader launched a campaign to call the Serbian in defense of their people, the Serbian forces already deployed on the borderlines alongside Croatia represented a large portion of further territory that could have been incorporated with the rest of the Serbian territory forming therefore a unique territory responding that political ambition which was described as the Great Serbia, the voluntary armed groups were then sent on the oriental sector to break through Vukovar. Note that apart of the official Yugoslavian Army even if controlled as the Serbian were in charge at the Yugoslavian presidency Milosevic had to use an army of Serbian volunteers to pay back with the same way those ‘dark forces’ who moved to dissolute the Yugoslavia Nation, as we have seen in this story to play on ethnic and national feelings have been crucial for the follows events. All those political figures who have really tried to work for a peaceful resolution soon became the first enemy of who behind planned to destroy the Yugoslavia federation, forming little States that of course will never be able to protect themselves and therefore will have to join on alliance or simply joining the big EU family of peacemaker and Nobel Prizes appointed on its jacket. The local chief of Police, a Croat man, Rehil Kir tried to find out a compromise to avoid the war, he will be killed by the Croatian intelligence as that wasn’t the moment of negotiations but a moment of war and during a war you can show any sign of wick as inevitably it will advantage the enemy, after having created a casus belli because of the presence of the Serbian volunteer soldiers the war started. EU Diplomacy took again a second step meanwhile innocent civilians have died in the heart of Europe, genocides, tortures, death camps women raped and all those crime against humanity denounced during the second world war was ongoing in front of the whole world, the same world that always said ‘Never Again’ while the Federal Army who was composed by all former Yugoslavian people wasn’t motivated at all to maintain the unity of the Nation of course the process of a pure Serbian army became the most important thing, if you don’t have soldiers really motivated you are not going anywhere. Two month after the first conference of Luxembourg the situation got worse and on a second meeting held in the city of Aja the six representatives of the formers Yugoslavia state seems accepting lord Carrington again as the European mediator who tried to discuss a plan with the main actors but as in many other conflicts these meetings were just a waste of time or rather a break of hostilities while secretly any of the sides were thinking on where to move the next step and this occasion wasn’t different indeed, from Vukoar came the time of Dubronvik. The State of the Army planned everything or rather the intention was to conquest Zagabria the capital of Croatia and then forcing a negotiate to get Knin they estimated the whole thing to be completed in 48 hours, the risk of such operations were huge of course as it have been a violation of international laws and Serbia can have find itself internationally isolated or even worse therefore Milosevic and the rest of Serbian allies forming the cabinet of war had to accept Lord Carrington proposal so again returned to Aja for another stage of that plan in this case a written path. The Lord Carrington path was basically a path of dismembering of the Yugoslavia federation or rather a solution to an ongoing provoked dissolution of it, as Slovenia was already out, the path recognized any of the six Republic independence and Sovereignty, Milosevic disagree of course having several Serbian communities between Croatia and Bosnia but remained isolated as all participants accepted that solution even Montenegro, Milosevic argued that the West was cancelling the Yugoslavia federation with a trait of pen and that wasn’t acceptable and that was exactly what EU Diplomacy worked for since the beginning, do we have to assume that those EU Big Heads were not aware of the presence of several Serbian communities in all the Federal Nations territory? Or even worse the case of Bosnia Erzegovina who wa a multiethnic state between two big competitor as Misloevic and Tudjiman, those EU Big Heads voluntary ignored the reality of the complicated Bosniac situation and despite the blue helmet presence a mass genocide and ethnic cleaning operation took place and nobody moved a finger but allowed later on the support of military intervention of the Nato forces to stop Milosevic , legally Serbia was on charge as Presidency of the Yugoslavia Federation so he was rightly defending Yugoslavian integrity but on the other hand with the Slovenian independence and the Croatian one on the good way his role was just figurative because in fact there wasn’t a Yugoslavia federation anymore. Who’s going to defend those Serbian communities separated by the motherland? Lord Carrington path didn’t resolved this big question and at last failed of course as Montenegro changed his mind and returned alongside Milosevic, basically anything really changed. Vukovar The siege of Vuokvar restarted again and for two months resisted and when Tudjiman thought it was lost it appear clear that politically the sacrifice of Vukovar was necessary in order to get international recognition by Germany, 15.000 died, half million refugee that was the result of the occupation of Vuokovar now it was just the moment on deciding what it’d be the next front of war and soon it appeared clear that Bosnia a multiethnic state was in danger.

The Siege of Sarajevo

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“Graziano Del Rio former Italian Minister of the Transport and National infrastructure ‘The EU granted peace in continental Europe for over 70 years’ let’s go on with the final part of the dissolution of Yugoslavia Federation.

The situation of Bosnia Erzegovina was particularly different, first it’s between the Croatian territory and the Serbian one, second has always been a multiethnic state with several Serbian communities through different areas of its territory and Islamic communities too, plus others minors ethnic groups, similarly to Albania the more dominant religions are the Christian Orthodox and Muslim. While Muslim are in control of the center of the city all the surroundings are lived by the Serbian therefore with the consequent state of war any militia it’s been formed soon defending its natural position, on the hills that are watching Sarajevo then the Serbian militia have installed heavy artillery while powerless civilians in the city like mice didn’t have a way out. Radovan Karadzic who was the local Serbian representative leader on the 3rd of March 1992 agreed to have a meeting with the President of Bosnia A.Itzebegovic Muslim but the situation was already pretty messed up, one hour of meeting they concluded anything important just to keep the situation momentary calm. Karadzic Karadzic aware of the secret agreement between Milosevic and Tudjiman to dismembered Bosnia as in the end that was the only solution for both countries to conclude the situation and the religious element it can have assumed also a decisive role. Tudjiman openly spoke about a sort of Confederation but of course he would like to a partition of the Bosnian state at the expenses of the Muslim communities. On a hand Milosevic didn’t mind about the international recognition of the Bosnia as with his President Jovic already agreed to take a portion of those territories so he sent more soldiers on the disposition of Karadzic Serbian Bosnian leader on the ground plus the voluntary militia already seen in action in Croatia. The first city in which Milosevic sent its troops is the city of Bijeljina a strategic crossroads which it’d be a direct link with Belgrad the siege of Sarajevo have to be completed in three days in which the city would be attacked by heavy artillery from north and south while the militia on the ground would be in charge of the killing, house by house, of all innocent civilians hided, Izebegovic didn’t had enough military forces and neither any special equipment he can only ask to the local police to defend Bosnia as much as they can while in the meantime he started a political and strategical work involving international actors as the ONU troops. On th 5th of April its Sarajevo citizens on demonstration being a multiethnic city with mixed weeding among different ethnic group they are aware of how hard it’s going to be a partition of a country that it’s multicultural since ages the people entered the Parliament and assaulted the general quartier of Serbian Bosniac forces, they are against both Izebergovic and Karadzic considered unable to resolve the situation politically. The demo ended in blood as Karadzic ordered his snipers to opening fire to the demonstrators, soon after they will be captured by the local Bosnian law enforcement while Karadzic managed to escape to the mountains but the situation was too critical, however before attacking Sarejevo the Serbians are willing to conquest all those territories close at the Serbian hand regardless of the inhabitants, Sarajevo eventually would be the last final target. Zvornik The city of Zvornik lived by Muslim population it’s forced to accept the Serbian ultimatum, police should be disarmed and the city would be proclaimed Serbian territory, despite the illusion of a peaceful process the population of Zvornik will soon make the expanses of the Serbian policy, one day of fighting Zvornik it’s lost and many Muslim civilians have been killed, the military police it’s searching for them more than 2000 people are missing the rest of people are kicked off of a total of 49.000 Muslim inhabitants nothing will remain, the genocide it’s been organized in Belgrad according with the nationalist leader while Milosevic keep on denying, it’s not clear why the Nationalist leader of the voluntary militia clearly admitting its crime washing up his hands on Milosevic face, later on Lord Carrington EU mediator will return on the idea of a partition of the Bosnia in ethnic groups but Izerbegovic refused and despite the situation was critical for him and for the Muslim communities he honestly admitted ‘if we gave up they will kill us anyway so let’s resist as much as we can’. The Blu Elmet of ONU gathered around but the situation of Sarajevo escalated already, the entire world we’ll see the siege of Sarajevo attacked by three sides a guerrilla war managed to stop the Serbian advancing and surrounded the Serbian military commander the general of the Serbian command its now trapped Blu Helmet From Lisbon Itzrbegovic keeps on refusing any idea of a peaceful resolution has he doesn’t trust Milosevic on his way unaware of the fact that the Sarajevo airport was fallen in control of the Serbian military forces decided to land there even because he knew that an ONU convoy it’s going to be there waiting for him, that day the ONU convoy was late so arrived at the airport him and his daughter have been captured, Itzerbegovic and his daughter have had the possibility to negotiate their freedom only because the Serbian commander Kuanjac and his men remained trapped at the Serbian military command surrounded by the Bosnian forces, an exchange between him and Kunajac and his men was the only way out for him and his daughter when finally the ONU convoy arrived a travel through the devastation of the war started.

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Vice President of Bosnia Gavic warned the Serbian general that they were trapped and that his life as the one of all the soldiers would be in danger if Iztebergovic wouldn’t have returned alive, the Serbian had to negotiate with the mediation of ONU General Mackenzie the Bosnia President managed to save his and her daughter life in a very critical situation indeed, the convoy with Bosnia President and Serbian General was divided on the way back and the fight started immediately the Bosnia President and the General Bosniac Commander Divjak wanted to resolve the situation peacefully that dramatic situation so stopped and the convoy started its travel again, this has been the war in Bosnia a mess up on the ground hard to resolve and more the situation goes on and more the European Community and the ONU appeared to be not appropriate to put an end to the situation, Bosnia became a member of ONU but in spite of this political decision things didn’t changed, The Siege of Sarajevo was decided and now came the turn of a new Serbian General, Mladic who soon would became famous for the ruthless behave and in particular for further genocides committed in front of the ONU soldiers captured and used as human shields to avoid the Nato military intervention to stop the siege.. Clinton administration offered support for peace negotiations supporting initially Milosevic and the Serbian cause, despite of the genocide known and reported by the press the American administration took then the side in defense of the Serbians in the Kosovo area the conflict had strong religious basis too, Muslim vs Orthodox Christians fought till the last breath a war in the, the process of negotiations moved from EU to the USA and took a long time, Bosnia in the end paid a terrible price in terms of human lost, after having supported Milosevic the international community turned against him all the main figures of that war ended up in front of the court of Aia for crimes against humanity, Kosovo self-proclaimed its Independence on 2008 it’ in fact self-governing territory under the protectorate of the United Nations; claimed by Serbia, 96 Nations recognizes as Independent State against the whole 193, 22 o the 27 EU member States recognize his status, it’s a parliamentary Republic on its territory UE it’s present with a military operation known as EULEX, Kosovo it’s on the protectorate of the Unites Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, it’s has not being recognized by Serbia of course and Russia, even if the euro value it’s the currency in use it’s not a real EU member state differently by many others several little independent States all born with the end of U.S.S.R. many of them as Croatia,Slovenia,Lituania,Lettonia,Bulgaria,Poland,Cechia,Romania,Slovacchia,Slovenia,Ungheria have joined the EU, CLINTON In Kosovo Pristina capital there is Bill Clinton Boulevard, plus a big statue on its honor, the toponymy of the city also include a street in honour of George W Bush while in other cities there’s a street in honor of President Wilson the American president of the Versailles Treaty that didn’t make happy anyone. UCK UCK In conclusion before the arrival of USA Western Europe was defended by the communist threat mainly by Italy and Germany after the second world war the USA kept going on with the cold war creating secret military units ready to intervene in case of a Soviet invasion, the then famous Gladio organizations, is not clear yet what Former Minister Graziano del Rio of the Democratic Party ages ago Italian communist Party how EU have managed to defend and maintain peace in continental Europe for over 70 years this is the justification always use when its defending this fake Union that since back in the days when Germany wasn’t completely reunited didn’t managed to resolve a fuck but as I have explained have only contribute to the escalation of a brutal war of which still today you can see the sign in all the former Republic of the Yugoslavia Nation, according with the news I have it seems that in Pristina there’s no statue of Lord Carrington of or any other former prime minister of the EU Diplomacy team of the early 90s someone should give a shout to those servants pretending to be journalist all pro EU left wing activist working in the mainstream.

 
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from Marco-san

A differenza dei concorrenti, Banca Etica ci mette mediamente due settimane ad aprire un conto corrente. Perché è meno efficiente? Certo, ma anche perché ci tiene ad avere dei correntisti tenaci. Molto. Questo spinge la mia bolla a chiedersi: che cosa è possibile offrire di così figo ai miei clienti da farli aspettare oltre due settimane per un servizio? niente

Il futuro del lavoro

È estremamente complicato immaginare come sarà il lavoro del futuro, perché: 1. tutte le operazioni il cui risultato può essere pre-definito sono potenzialmente automatizzabili; 2. oggi non tutto è convenientemente automatizzabile; 3. è sempre possibile una scelta politica.

La conoscenza di queste informazioni però rende tutto il lavoro di immaginazione del futuro molto più complesso. È un tema che mi attanaglia con moltissime domande, perché: da un lato sembra che una specializzazione artistica, diciamo artistico/performativa mi garantisce un futuro in un campo lavorativo non automatizzabile, dall'altro mi rendo facilmente conto che il campo artistico e performativo non garantisce un introito. Chiunque può raccontare storie: non è detto che abbiamo bisogno di più narratori, o che il numero dei narratori disponibili non sia più che sufficiente. Una specializzazione artistico performativa è quindi rischiosa. Quali altre specializzazioni?

La risposta è l'informatica

E tende ad essere ormai l'unica risposta possibile. Se, in teoria, dall'invenzione della scrittura, l'uomo ha acquisito una memoria infinita (scrivendo ricorda meglio, dalla scrittura di altri acquisisce conoscenze, ecc...) dall'invenzione della programmazione, l'uomo ha acquisito la possibilità (divina?) di trasformare ogni oggetto informatico (quindi presto ogni oggetto), in elemento agente. Questo mi fa pensare che siamo di fronte a una gigantesca trasformazione, ma così gigantesca che potrebbe benissimo essere che ci stiamo evolvendo, e neanche ce ne stiamo accorgendo.

Un tipo diverso di schiavitù

Il pensiero a questo punto vola: Come sarà il nostro futuro? Perché se è vero che ogni cosa sarà automatizzata, a questo punto vale la pena fare l'artista – per preservare un minimo di utilità – ma se è vero che ogni cosa verrà automatizzata, forse conviene fare il programmatore – così da lavorare in questo nuovo settore, potrei fare ad esempio il back end developer. Potrebbe funzionare anche fare il politico, uno di quelli che lotta affinché i posti di lavoro vengano preservati, le persone possano continuare a lavorare.

Un momento

Di cosa parliamo quando parliamo di aumento della produttività? Tipo quella cosa che c'è stata in Italia quando tutte le donne hanno iniziato a lavorare, contemporaneamente, e la ricchezza è aumentata infinitamente (per non pensare a tutte le scuole aperte, ecc... e su questo si conclude la mia postilla: la socialdemocrazia è il miglior modo di vivere possibile, perché permette a un numero grandissimo di persone di vivere bene, di studiare, di avere diritti, sanità, lavoro. Di sicuro uno di queste persone cui vengono garantiti i diritti troverà una soluzione per salvare vecchio e nuovo mondo.

e uno, due, tre, quattro, ciao!

Aggiungo questa riga solo per dimostrare a noblogo che sono in grado di arrivare alle cinquecento parole per post. (515!)

 
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from Taurinorum@noblogo.org

Manifestanti a Roma

In line with the Berliners and Londoners citizen who has demonstrated against the handling of the whole matter related to covd19 last Saturday the 5th of Septeber in Rome a similar even if less big crowded demonstration took place. The electoral campaign needed a starting moment or rather a topic to keep virtually united the actual coalition ‘Board of Directors’ who is in control of the Italian colony, the globalist and its servants have passed on the attack as in 13 days it would be the Referendum promoted by the 5StarsMovement to cut the numbers of m.ps and Senators furthermore we are going to have local political election in many important regions of Italy and despite it appear clear that the ruling class and in particular the 5StarsMovement is going to reduce its political representativeness the former ‘Political Leader’ and Minister of the Work, now Minister of Foreign Affairs Giggino Di Maio already declared that in the event of what appear to be especially for its infamous movement, an announced political defeat him and all the other m.ps are not going to leave to the Italian people the possibility of going to a Political Election. From 2007 till the present time the parable of the former seller of drinks and chips at the San Paolo stadium in Naples Giggino Di Maio as of the whole ‘Pretending to be Revolutionary Anti-establishment movement’ it’s marked of a huge of shameful moments, in several occasion the major of Rome Virgina Raggi as the one of Torino Chiara Appendino have given proof of their absolute adherence to the left in general. The over the left and right ideologies movement of which I’ve wrote a detailed post on this blog (https://noblogo.org/taurinorumatnoblogo-org/5starsmovement-the-birth-of-a-gatekeeper-party) have joined at all the typical left wing antifa attitude of the, used to be hated, Caste who see fascists and racist in all the majority of the Italian population that never voted for them. The Mainstream ignored the Rome demonstrations or rather the Password used by all national journals and TV and of course of all the members of the Italian bureau of directions it’s the word ‘Deniers’ to denigrate all those who have shown a critical thought regarding the whole management of the covid situation, an implicit political significance well established by centuries of media bombardment that refer to the extreme right wing or rather all those people that have been radically critical about the existence of the concentration camp of extermination, the mainstream goal it’s to cancel at all the contents of all the people who worldwide are expressing critics on the respective ruling class in particular the radical measures as the lockdown and the use of masks, the social distancing and now also the forced vaccination of the students which soon will return at school, and in particular the whole business around the medical stuff and the link between big names of the American Capitalism who is investing a lot on a vaccine anti covid19 and the eventual forced use of it. Who is writing decided to start blogging when all this madness has started, initially the idea was a way to exorcise the nervousness and terror feelings due to the lockdown moment as many others I’ve followed the evolving of the situation worldwide and being equal at zero my faith on the mainstream media system of information I thought that a good way to inform other people around the world was to write mainly in English, Italy has been the first country that have been hit by the pandemic while on the rest of the Western world life was going on calm without any worry. On the early days the covid19 was just a mortal virus circulating in China, I recall I used to see clips of how badly things were going in the city of Whuan, the epicenter of this damn virus however the Italian ruling class in the person of the Prime Minister himself and other representative figure went on TV and minimized the possibility that Italy could have been affected, they insisted on the fact that the national health system was solid and prepared at any eventuality furthermore a political campaign using the so called ‘Experts’ who denied the risk of the covid19 described as a normal flu for which there was no reason to be worry and in particular about the use of mask to cover face and nose. The mainstream in February informed that the covid was arrived in Italy because of a group of Chinese tourist visiting Rome at the end of January and reported also the case of a young Italian researcher that went in Whuan for the new year’s day returned later in Italy resulted covid positive, all recovered at the Spallanzani Hospital of Rome an health center of excellence specialized on research and infectious disease. After 29 days of intensive care treatment the Chinese couple, mid aged pensioner, were healed and moved to another hospital to complete the physic recovery dismissed after 49 days from the Spallanzani moved to another Hospital of the capital for further monitoring. abbraccia un cinese invotino primavera The Reaction of the Italian Ruling Class during those days was shameful and idiotic at the same time, the left wing started a campaign named ‘ Hug a Chinese’ denouncing the presumed racist attitude of the Italians people who were asking for better control or eventually to stop all Chinese flight from Whuan, a ridiculous campaign that interested all the major figure of the Democratic Party, the Prime Minister in a press conference expressed concern for eventual ‘racist’ episodes of the Italian children at the primary school towards Chinese children, the whole circus of the left wing takes the opportunity to ride a political campaign which had nothing of political and bordered of ridicule, after ‘Hug a Chinese’ several talk shows started to talk about the irrational racist attitude of the Italian people that were boycotting Chinese restaurant in particular therefore followed a solidarity competition of journalists, politicians and various personalities all intent on eating the typical Chinese starter dish 'spring roll' the major of Milan too didn’t miss the chance to do his performance and launched the ‘Solidarity Aperitif Milan never Stop' all this pathetic show to ridicule the worrying of the Opposition who represent the majority of Italians by the way and many others Italians. The situation escalated soon and the consequences are well reported in this blog however at the present time the official number of victims it’s of 35.000 people and it’s like Italy have faced a real war scenario, last day at the private party of the journal 'Il Fatto Quotidiano' very close to the 5StarsMovement an embarrassing Prime Minster was denouncing the so called 'Deniers' claiming that we all have to shut up as there 135.000 victims in spite of the fact that another even more embarrassed journalist and former director of that journal intervenes trying to correct the hoax of Conte that appears to be deff and blind all intent on playing a pathetic 'political' role. It is important to underline that nobody of the so called ‘Deniers’ denied the evidence of all these victims sure anyone knows that there were a lot of victims around 35.000 more or less not 135.000 as the Premier says but after the scandals that came out as the fact that the Government declared the ‘Emergency state’ already in January, just on paper, without having informed the Italian population in January by the way in those days the Prime Minister used to minimize any risk supported by the Expert Doctor Burioni and with the production of a clip transmitted on the public service of RAI television. While the Prime Minister used to minimize the whole situation the Minister of Foreign Affairs Di Maio donated a huge of mask to the Chinese people furthermore it has been discovered that the Prime Minister Conte procured for himself and his beloved ones all the necessary material to set up a small hospital equipped with everything necessary for the treatment of conid19 in spite of the fact that the Italian National Health Service was struggling to get all the necessary stuff from the mask to the artificial breathing machine, the situation was so critical I recall that I had to ordered 3 mask at the local pharmacy and after two month I’ve received the phone call of my pharmacist who at last informed me I can only buy 2 miserable masks at the price of almost 10 euros, so despite the lockdown I had to go to work even the enterprise I was working with gave me just a single miserable mask of canvas useful a fuck. The government had all the information in hand to be able to act promptly, but did nothing but file it or, worse still, keep it in the drawer, regardless of the seriousness of the consequences shown by the data. A study already delivered on February 12 to the Technical Scientific Committee warned that the virus would cause between 60 thousand and 120 thousand infections and that there would be between 35 thousand and 60 thousand deaths. Above all, it clearly highlighted the criticality regarding the – lacking number of intensive therapies necessary to cope with the situation in spite of the fact that the whole government was perfectly aware of the scientific study as of the warnings but decided it were not enough to trigger the government's action and what is worse is that everything has been classified furthermore numerous obstacles posed by the Ministry of Health and Civil Protection in order to hide to the Italians people a truth that nw need clarification no more excuses of the need not to spread panic is absolutely not acceptable anymore. The tardive national lockdown who by the way were unjustified regarding the southern regions of Italy, the leak of news on early days that provoked panic among the population of the north and of Milan in particular who assaulted the train to avoid of being blocked in the north, the shameful financial speculation made on the cost of the masks, of all national journals ‘La Repubblica’ who belong to the ‘Gedi group editions’ which control many important media and radio station too it's propriety of the Agnelli family who appear to be the main one who is pressing on denigrate the so called ‘Deniers’ the same family it’s on the business of mask production plus other Italian enterprises even if the government again isn’t clear and transparent at all, it is obvious that the forced use of mask as the not justify extension of the State of Emergency till the 15th of october no doubt It’ all s a big business. The ruling class it’s not only denigrating the justified concerns of a lot of people but again it’s pushing for social tensions among the population, it happened especially on the early days in Rome where the Major and its stuff promoted a campaign charging all Italians to be vigilant and if necessary denounce all those people whom had escaped the lockdown restriction or who simply were jogging without wearing a mask. It's a dangerous game that can escalate on more worse tension among the population and it's probable what the ruling class would like to achieve a chaotic situation to speculate again and again just to gain some political points on the polls, the official ones are manipulated and they are aware of how much the Italians have enough of this ruling class, the Eurocrats of the Democratic Party too while are encouraging the demonstrators of Minsk or Honk Kong speaking about 'Democratic constitutional rights' on the other hand are denouncing and denigrating all the Westerner who demonstrate against the suspension of democracy and of constitutional rights in a perfect totalitarian dictatorship style, with the opening of the school concerned Mothers free associated was among all the demonstrators as the forced use of mask and the probable vaccination it might be imposed to all the young more than 6 years old, a Grandma leader of this group last day chained herself on a pole in front of the President of Republic palace after a while 20 policemen arrested her and took away for identification, she was released soon after and declared to be insulted by the law enforcement which during all this time it kept a repressive attitude of many Italians for silly reasons violating the elementary democratic constitutional rights. Let's be vigilant anyone who is critical it's an extremist even a grandma tomorrow we might read of the rise of Nazism while the single Thought it's the only one admitted who its ruling now what can we say and what not.

 
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from Gippo

Per evitare duplicazioni e spargimento di link, racchiudo in un unico post riepilogativo tutto quanto riguarda la Fattoria Mallory, per lo più a scopo di archiviazione.

La Fattoria Mallory è un gioco, una vecchia vicenda narrata attraverso vari post e un piccolo sito il cui contenuto viene riproposto di seguito.

Il gioco

Gioco Il link è il seguente: Link al gioco

Come indico in questo link il gioco verrà rivisto per renderlo un solitario di carte a tutti gli effetti. Tuttavia (questo l'unica comunicazione inedita di questo post) il gioco che originerà da questa revisione non si chiamarà più Fattoria Mallory: avrà infatti una ambientazione diversa.

Vecchi post che parlano della Fattoria Mallory

Di seguito tutti i post in ordine cronologico che parlano della Fattoria:

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Il sito

Di seguito ripropongo il materiale del sito.

Introduzione

Conoscete questa storia. Quindici anni fa, in una fattoria nel cuore dell’Illinois, un gruppo di persone vide stagliarsi in lontananza una figura enorme e silenziosa. Apparsa improvvisamente all’orizzonte del grande altopiano, arrivò a coprire addirittura il sole. A costui gli sventurati diedero un nome infantile: “mostro squamato”. La cute irregolare che ricopriva quell’immondo corpo ricordava infatti le squame di una creatura acquatica, pur nell’indefinitezza del mastodontico profilo.

Circondato da una nebbia innaturale, il suo avvento venne accompagnato da altri fenomeni tremendi e inspiegabili. Folli testimonianze narrano che le squame che perdeva, una volta giunte al suolo si trasformassero in disarticolati esseri, frenetici e rotolanti, chiamati sho-shep. Altre testimonianze sembrano evidenziare invece una strana, morbosa influenza sulle menti degli abitanti della fattoria. Il mostro era in grado di esercitare una irresistibile malia sugli esseri umani, diffondendo sentimenti di attrazione nei suoi confronti oltre ad un malsano, osceno effetto eccitante sulla libido maschile e femminile. Coloro che non impazzirono e non caddero vittime della soprannaturale fascinazione riuscirono in qualche modo a comunicare quanto stava accadendo in modo telepatico o, più probabilmente, onirico. Nella nascente blogsfera italiana dell’anno 2005, un manipolo di blogger raccolse senza motivo apparente questi messaggi incoerenti dei quali si fecero catalizzatori ed emittenti. Dal loro incongruo impulso creativo nacque un sito la cui genesi ha tutt’ora una nascita e un decorso misteriosi. Questa è l’unica immagine ad oggi esistente, rintracciabile sulla Wayback Machine di archive.org.

Schermata della fattoria

Questo è invece il logo che sembra essersi affermato in seguito per identificare il sito:

Logo della fattoria

E questo è il piccolo banner che molti blogger misero in bella mostra sui loro template:

Banner della fattoria

Come si può vedere, una interpretazione accreditata rispetto alla natura e alla funzione del mostro sembra essere legata alla fine dei tempi. Il mostro, cioè, sarebbe un messaggero, una sorta di cavaliere dell’Apocalisse. In tal senso sembra condurre, ad esempio, la storia del reverendo che soggiornava alla Fattoria Mallory.

Fattoria Mallory, storie dell’Apocalisse

Ma come sappiamo certe cose? Ad esempio, tutti conoscono la storia del reverendo, della sguattera, dell’ingenuo, del padrone. Nessuno però sa il motivo per il quale tali storie siano fra i ricordi di tutti noi. Nessuno sa perché non siano state più trascritte. Nessuno sa perché, da qualche anno a questa parte, il loro ricordo si affievolisca sempre più, i dettagli scompaiano, le vicende si facciano nebulose. Il mostro squamato e la sua apocalisse sembrano riguardare le nostre menti e, in qualche modo, ciò che certa psicologia ha chiamato “coscienza collettiva” e certa scienza di confine ha provato ad indagare attraverso il concetto di “campi morfici”. In altre parole, il mostro squamato parrebbe un fenomeno quasi esclusivamente mentale e l’apocalisse che porta con sè riguarderebbe le nostre coscienze.

La nebbia mostruosa

Nebuloso è il ruolo e il significato del mostro e nebuloso l’aspetto. Letteralmente. Una nebbia fittissima avvolge il suo corpo e i racconti dell’Apocalisse lasciano intendere che gli abitanti della Fattoria Mallory conoscano esattamente l’aspetto del mostro pur non avendolo visto. Il mostro potrebbe essere allora quella che molti chiamano “forma pensiero”, una presenza inconcepibile che una pietosa nebbia riesce a celare, allo scopo di preservare la sanità mentale di chi la osserva, abituando gradualmente la psiche a elaborarla e accettarla. Se questo è il significato e la funzione della nebbia, gli abitanti della Fattoria Mallory furono semplicemente coloro che raggiunsero l’illuminazione, che riuscirono cioè a dissipare la nebbia e a guardare il mostro in faccia. Allo stesso modo gli sho-shep, ovvero le squame viventi che si distaccano dall’immonda cute del mostro divenendo febbrili e scomposti grumi organici di energia cinetica allo stato caotico puro, potrebbero essere forme pensiero minori, scarti mentali che, come le idee folli vagano e si ripropongono in forma disarticolata e ossessiva.

L’enigma temporale

Il tempo è un elemento cruciale anche se spesso sottovalutato in questa vicenda. La prima domanda attiene agli eventi originari, ovvero: quando il mostro squamato fece la sua apparizione nel cielo della Fattoria Mallory? Le storie dell’Apocalisse sembrano raccontare una vicenda dalla collocazione storica indecifrabile. In questa fase a cavallo tra la precedente manifestazione esplicita (quella raccolta ed elaborata dai blogger del 2005) e la prossima ancora da comporsi, i ricordi affievoliti delle storie non ci aiutano a trovare elementi decisivi per una corretta e indubbia identificazione cronologica. Da vari elementi si può tuttavia desumere che le vicende della Fattoria Mallory siano avvenute in un’epoca indefinita prima del 1900. Una delle storie che molti ricordano più vividamente in questi recentissimi e confusi tempi (il racconto del c.d. “folle”) ci suggerisce che la propagazione della storia e della “forma pensiero” avvenga in un universo regolato da un tempo circolare e non lineare e avanzi rimbalzando come un sasso piatto sullo specchio d’acqua della nostra realtà, provocando increspature e distorsioni. Secondo una chiave di lettura ormai acclarata pare poi che nuove manifestazioni seguano intervalli regolari di un certo numero di anni. Quantificare il numero esatto è tuttavia difficile e complicato per l’assenza di altri episodi noti di manifestazione della “forma pensiero”. Ancora una volta dobbiamo quindi affidarci alle sensazioni e ai ricordi inconsci: molti ricordano o sembrano considerare come dato acquisito per queste ricorrenze arcane le frequenze a base del numero 19, altri del numero 15. Il fatto che tra i più giovani sia la frequenza dei 15 anni ad essere ritenuta quella valida, mentre tra i più anziani quella dei 19 anni, porta qualcuno a ritenere che stiamo assistendo ad una escalation degli eventi che è legata a doppio filo ad un fenomeno di velocizzazione del tempo, sempre più percepito, in generale, come accelerato. Questa accelerazione produce oggi in varie parti del mondo, ma senza un preciso pattern spaziale, l’esplicarsi di numerosi fenomeni visivi inspiegabili collegati all’appararizione degli sho-shep, fenomeni che, ovviamente, essendo riconducibili a forme pensiero, non possono in alcun modo essere ripresi dagli obiettivi fotografici o altro strumento elettronico di cattura delle immagini.

La prossima manifestazione

L’accelerazione delle manifestazioni e anche degli eventi storici dà credito alla sensazione che già in molti provano: quella che a breve possa aver luogo una nuova manifestazione del mostro squamato. In particolare prende forza, in coloro che tornano a ricordare le vicende della Fattoria Mallory, la componente apocalittica. Ancora il ruolo del mostro non viene percepito nitidamente come del tutto positivo o del tutto negativo. Acquista vigore però un’espressione, un concetto, un refrain ossessivo che risuona in testa: “si squarcerà un velo”. Non a caso, Apocalisse vuol dire Rivelazione. In qualcuno sta montando l’idea che la vicenda della Fattoria Mallory troverà piena compiutezza e si legherà indissolubilmente alla risposta alle grandi domande sulla nostra natura e sul segreto della vita. Tali testimonianze si stanno assommando lentamente dall’inizio del 2020 e vedranno forse, in futuro, la composizione di un disegno più coerente e intellegibile.

 
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from Gippo

Questo post è per definire quelli che saranno i prossimi interventi sul gioco della Fattoria Mallory.

La minestra coi sassi

Innanzitutto vorrei precisare che lo stadio attuale di sviluppo può essere denominato “Minestra coi sassi”. Conoscete la favola della “minestra coi sassi”? Un viandante arriva in una casa di campagna chiedendo qualcosa da mangiare. Si sente rispondere dagli abitanti che non hanno nulla. Allora il viandante replica che bastano un paiolo colmo d'acqua e un paio di grossi sassi saporiti che può fornire egli stesso. Incuriositi e sollevati dal fatto che se la possono cavare con poco, gli abitanti della casa acconsentono all'uso del loro paiolo colmo d'acqua. Così il viandante mette a bollire un paio di grossi sassi presi al fiume. Però ogni tanto chiede: “Non avreste un pizzichetto di sale? E' buono anche così, bastano solo i due sassi, ma sapete...” oppure “Non avreste una piccola cipolletta? Non è necessaria ma...”. Quelli della casa accettano di volta in volta. Alla fine viene fuori una minestra con tanti ingredienti e il viandante, prima di farla assaggiare anche agli altri, toglie i sassi e spiega che possono lavarli per farli tornare come nuovi e riutilizzarli in un'altra occasione.

La minestra coi sassi

Ecco, la Fattoria Mallory si trova nella fase in cui si devono togliere i sassi ma, mentre nella favola la minestra è buonissima per abbondanza di ingredienti, qui occorre essere un po' selettivi anche negli elementi apparentemente buoni, pure se non sono “sassi”.

Il problema della ridondanza

Il problema principale, a mio avviso, è proprio la ridondanza. Cioè, se si è scelto di renderlo un solitario di carte, bisogna dare al gioco i seguenti elementi che aiutano a renderlo un vero gioco di questo tipo e non un'esperienza casual ibridata con il genere visual novel. Questi elementi sono: – Standardizzare gli eventi (ovvero le carte del deck), sia graficamente, sia come meccanica; – Togliere la battaglia con gli Sho-Shep che spezza il ritmo troppo spesso; – Rendere ben chiari i valori numerici delle scelte: ad esempio un evento battaglia deve prevedere e segnalare al giocatore la possibilità di perdere a random x punti salute – oppure mostrare quante carte ci sono ancora nel mazzo degli eventi – o ancora quanti giorni mancano; – Creare più meccanismi di manipolazione del deck, ad esempio tutori, come si dice in gergo, cioè carte che cercano altre carte.

Questo della ridondanza è il “sasso” più grosso. Gli altri sono connessi a questo, cioè sono relativi all'intervento principale volto ad eliminarla, quindi, ad esempio, modificando opportunamente la grafica e l'interfaccia.

Gli interventi da effettuare

Per tutti questi motivi, vorrei procedere in questo modo: – Creare un sistema vero e proprio di carte da gioco con Nandeck, come se si trattasse di carte fisiche. L'obiettivo è rendere il testo di ogni carta autonomo ed esaustivo riguardo alle regole che le carte coinvolgono. Esempio: “Evento battaglia. Scegli se affrontare da 1 a 5 Sho-Shep. Puoi perdere 2 punti salute per ogni Sho-Shep e infliggere al mostro squamato 10 punti empatia”. – Rivedere l'interfaccia di gioco di conseguenza, rendendo il flusso di gioco più fluido. – Rivedere l'ambientazione in virtù del sistema di gioco ovvero, mentre nel primo caso era stata l'ambientazione a creare il sistema di gioco, adesso dovrebbe avvenire un movimento contrario.

Ok, per ora dalla Fattoria Mallory è tutto. A differenza della prima fase, conto di metterci moooolto più tempo per questi interventi e di tenere tutto nascosto per lavorare con più calma e tranquillità. Nei soliti ritagli di tempo, ovviamente.

 
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from Gippo

A seguito di un sondaggio sul mio Mastodon, posto una raccolta di aforismi del noto manager italiano scomparso nel 2018. Questa raccolta è presa dal sito di Millionaire che, a sua volta, ha attinto dal notissimo Dagospia. Al di là dell'opinione personale che si può avere su Sergio Marchionne, credo si tratti di un documento interessante, che può insegnarci qualcosa e – perché no? – essere di ispirazione. Buona lettura.

Immagine di Marchionne

Su leadership e motivazione

«Siate come i giardinieri, investite le vostre energie e i vostri talenti in modo tale che qualsiasi cosa facciate duri una vita intera o perfino più a lungo».

«La leadership non è anarchia. In una grande azienda chi comanda è solo. La collective guilt, la responsabilità condivisa, non esiste».

«I leader, i grandi leader, sono persone che hanno una capacità fenomenale di disegnare e ridisegnare relazioni di collaborazione creativa all’interno dei loro team».

«Il diritto a guidare l’azienda è un privilegio e come tale è concesso soltanto a coloro che hanno dimostrato o dimostrano il potenziale a essere leader e che producono risultati concreti di prestazioni di business».

Sulle auto e la Fiat

«Fiat ce la farà; il concetto di squadra è la base su cui creerò la nuova organizzazione; prometto che lavorerò duro, senza polemiche e interessi politici».

«Mi ricordo i primi 60 giorni dopo che ero arrivato qui, nel 2004: giravo tutti gli stabilimenti e poi, quando tornavo a Torino, il sabato e la domenica andavo a Mirafiori, senza nessuno, per vedere quel che volevo io, le docce, gli spogliatoi, la mensa, i cessi. Cose obbrobriose. Ho cambiato tutto: come faccio a chiedere un prodotto di qualità agli operai e farli vivere in uno stabilimento così degradato?».

«Ai miei collaboratori, al gruppo di ragazzi che sta rilanciando la Fiat, raccomando sempre di non seguire linee prevedibili, perché al traguardo della prevedibilità arriveranno prevedibilmente anche i concorrenti. E magari arriveranno prima di noi».

«Voglio che la Fiat diventi la Apple dell’auto. E la 500 sarà il nostro iPod».

«Lavoriamo in un settore in cui il metodo e il processo sono fondamentali. Noi saremo sempre come la musica, improvviseremo, saremo agili, aperti al dibattito, umili, ma impavidi e non ci sarà mai posto per la mediocrità».

«Non lascio copioni: Fca è un insieme di culture e di manager nati dalle avversità».

«Non possiamo mai dire: le cose vanno bene. Semmai: le cose non vanno male. Dobbiamo essere paranoici. Il percorso è difficilissimo. Siamo dei sopravvissuti e l’onore dei sopravvissuti è sopravvivere».

«Non pensavo di poter arrivare al livello dei migliori concorrenti, mi sarei accontentato della metà classifica. Nessuno ci credeva, pensavano che avessi fumato qualcosa di strano. Oggi posso dire che non mi ha mai sfiorato la tentazione di rinunciare, piuttosto il pensiero che forse non avrei dovuto accettare. Ma era la Fiat, era un’istituzione del paese in cui sono cresciuto».

Su lavoro e impresa

«Dobbiamo evitare di essere arroganti. Il successo non è mai permanente, ma deve essere guadagnato giorno per giorno».

«Il carisma non è tutto. Come la bellezza nelle donne: alla lunga non basta».

«Quello che ho imparato da tutte le esperienze di amministratore delegato negli ultimi dieci anni è che la cultura aziendale non è solo un elemento della partita, ma è la partita stessa. Le organizzazioni, in sintesi, non sono null’altro che l’insieme della volontà collettiva e delle aspirazioni delle persone coinvolte».

«Non credo assolutamente alla regola che più sono giovani più sono bravi. Anzi. Sono per il riconoscimento delle capacità delle persone, che abbiano trenta o sessant’anni».

«Concentrarsi su se stessi è una così piccola ambizione».

«Ho grande rispetto per gli operai e ho sempre pensato che le tute blu quasi sempre scontino, senza avere responsabilità, le conseguenze degli errori compiuti dai colletti bianchi».

«La prospettiva con cui ci si deve muovere non può essere quella assistenziale. La cultura dell’assistenzialismo produce dipendenza e spegne lo spirito di iniziativa e il senso di responsabilità».

Sull’Italia

«La tesi generale è che se la Fiat va bene, l’economia italiana tira, aumentano le esportazioni, aumenta il reddito, crescono i posti di lavoro. Insomma, ciò che è bene per la Fiat è bene anche per l’Italia. Credo sia vero, perlomeno in parte, e comunque ci impegneremo perché ciò accada. Ma credo sia ancora più vero il contrario: ciò che è bene per l’Italia è bene per la Fiat».

«L’Italia è un Paese che deve imparare a volersi bene, deve riconquistare un senso di nazione».

«L’Italia è un paese con una delle più grandi ma inespresse potenzialità che io conosca, è un Paese che non si vuole bene. Sulle prime quattro o cinque pagine dei giornali si legge solo di litigi e di discussioni che non hanno impatto sull’Italia e sul futuro dei giovani. Se non smettiamo di portare avanti questi dibattiti, non faremo molta strada».

«Noi italiani siamo da sempre il Paese dei Gattopardi. A parole vogliamo che tutto cambi, ma solo perché tutto rimanga com’è».

Sulla sua vita

«I miei maglioni hanno un piccolo tricolore sulla manica. E lo porto con orgoglio, io».

«Io non sono nato in una casta privilegiata, mi ricordo da dove vengo, so perfettamente che mio padre era un maresciallo dei carabinieri».

«Non so se la filosofia mi abbia reso un avvocato migliore o mi renda un amministratore delegato migliore. Ma mi ha aperto gli occhi, ha aperto la mia mente ad altro».

«Dopo la prima laurea in filosofia mio padre aveva già scelto il colore del taxi che voleva farmi guidare perché diceva che non sarebbe servita a nulla».

«Io in politica? Scherziamo? Faccio il metalmeccanico, produco auto, camion e trattori».

La lettera che inviava ai nuovi dipendenti Fca

«Cara Collega, esiste un mondo in cui le persone non lasciano che le cose accadano. Le fanno accadere. Non dimenticano i propri sogni nel cassetto, li tengono stretti in pugno. Si gettano nella mischia, assaporano il rischio, lasciano la propria impronta. È un mondo in cui ogni nuovo giorno e ogni nuova sfida regalano l’opportunità di creare un futuro migliore. Chi abita in quel luogo, non vive mai lo stesso giorno due volte, perché sa che è sempre possibile migliorare qualcosa. Le persone, là, sentono di appartenere a quel mondo eccezionale almeno quanto esso appartiene loro. Lo portano in vita con il loro lavoro, lo modellano con il loro talento. V’imprimono, in modo indelebile, i propri valori. Forse non sarò un mondo perfetto e di sicuro non è facile. Nessuno sta seduto in disparte e il ritmo può essere frenetico, perché questa gente è appassionata – intensamente appassionata – a quello che fa. Chi sceglie di abitare là è perché crede che assumersi delle responsabilità dia un significato più profondo al proprio lavoro e alla propria vita» 

 
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from Gippo

Benvenuti alla seconda parte del mio documento di game design sulla Fattoria Mallory. La prima parte è qui. Si tratta del primo riferimento incrociato del mio blog, segno che quest'ultimo sta diventando un'opera quasi professionale.

La prima cosa di cui dobbiamo parlare, con calma e tranquillità, è la natura del solitario. Difatti la Fattoria Mallory può essere intesa, a livello di struttura, come un solitario di carte. Scriverò quindi di seguito alcune riflessioni che non richiedono al lettore di conoscere o di aver giocato al mio videogame.

Dora la cuoca

Il concetto-base del solitario

Se diciamo “solitario” diciamo l'archetipo del videogioco single player, quindi l'archetipo del videogioco in generale, giacché il videogioco è nato come single player. Tuttavia, prima dei videogame esistevano altri solitari. Il concetto-base di un solitario è il seguente: Bisogna ottenere un certo scopo o risultato, più o meno difficile, da una prova o evento aletorio.

Il grado di difficoltà rappresenta il livello di sfida o, in termini matematici, la probabilità di conseguire lo scopo del gioco. Il solitario più semplice che mi viene in mente è il seguente: *Lancia una moneta e indovina quale faccia uscirà.” Questo è un gioco single player con tutti i crismi! La probabilità di riuscire nel gioco è il 50%, come ben sanno gli studenti di statistica e gli utilizzatori del comune buonsenso. Conosco tanti bambini che si dilettano ore e ore al giorno in questo splendido solitario... no, non è vero, sto scherzando. In realtà è un gioco un po' noiosetto e lo è per due ragioni: 1) La suspence scema troppo presto; 2) Non è prevista alcuna ricompensa per l'abilità del giocatore.

Immaginiamo allora che la Fattoria Mallory sia nata con una struttura simile a quella del solitario “Lancio della moneta indovinando la faccia”. Quale dovrebbero essere le linee di intervento per rendere il gioco più attraente?

Aumentare la suspence: aggiungere varietà

Esiste un altro tipo di solitario che ha avuto molto successo negli anni passati: il solitario di carte. In genere un mazzo assicura una certa varietà. Se lanci una moneta è come aver a che fare con un mazzo di 2 carte, una chiamata “testa” e l'altra chiamata “croce”. Ma con le 53 carte evento della Fattoria Mallory... c'è più varietà e suspence! Inizialmente gli eventi dovevano essere tutti diversi: lì sì che ci sarebbe stata una varietà pazzesca! (Ma perché oggi abbondo in entusiastici punti esclamativi?)

Tuttavia creare eventi tutti diversi sarebbe stato lungo e, soprattutto, avrebbe condotto il solitario ancor più lontano dall'obiettivo di allontanarlo dalla noia attraverso la seconda funzione eccitante: prevedere una ricompensa per il giocatore. Difatti, come ben sanno i giocatori del formato Singleton o Commander di Magic (in cui ogni carta del mazzo è unica) contrapposti a quelli “classici” (in cui sono previste nel mazzo fino a quattro carte con lo stesso nome), deck con carte tutte diverse l'una dall'altra conducono a dare un peso troppo grande all'elemento fortuna, escludendo in tutto o in parte il ruolo dell'abilità. Parliamo allora di...

Prevedere ricompense per l'abilità del giocatore

Il giocatore non vuole semplicemente essere in balia di un destino cinico e baro. Il giocatore vuole avere il ruolo del protagonista. Per questo motivo occorre lasciargli un margine di manovra per poter influire sugli eventi. Riprendiamo il solitario “Lancio della moneta indovinando la faccia”. Se esistesse la capacità di prevedere il futuro in modo incerto e basato sulla bravura, questo solitario sarebbe tutto ciò di cui avremmo avuto bisogno per giocare (trascurando il problema sopra sviscerato della varietà) e probabilemente la serie “Call of Duty” non sarebbe nemmeno stata creata. Tuttavia non riusciamo a prevedere il futuro in un ambiente così asettico come quello relativo al lancio di una moneta. Ma magari ci riusciamo se il gioco cambia lo scopo, diventando “Lancia una moneta sulla testa dell'arbitro”. In questo caso l'evento, pur se lo scopo diventa più difficile in termini di probabilità (non è più il 50%), coinvolge l'abilità di lancio del giocatore e, in certa misura, gli consente di prevedere il futuro, al punto da fargli immaginare la traiettoria ideale a cui poi conformerà la fase di gioco propriamente detta. Passando ad un sistema più complesso come quello dei mazzi di carte, c'è anche qui un chiaro elemento di gestione e previsione del futuro (è questo in fondo il concetto di abilità) poiché il giocatore in genere fa affidamento sulla conoscenza in merito alla composizione del mazzo e sulle carte già uscite per poter determinare, con ragionevole approssimazione, le carte che dovranno uscire o essere pescate/giocate.

Considerazioni collaterali

Tenuto conto di queste riflessioni, si possono allora fare le seguenti considerazioni collaterali: – Non è importante la probabilità di riuscire nel gioco se l'abilità del giocatore è adeguatamente stimolata e coinvolta e la posta in palio commisurata e attraente (tipo colpire l'arbitro alla testa); – E' bene che la probabilità aumenti con l'abilità del giocatore, sia essa fisica (lanciare corpi solidi tipo monetine) o gestionale (prevedere le future pescate da un mazzo in base alle passate); – Un gioco acquista profondità se vengono coinvolte la pratica e la conoscenza dei meccanismi interni del gioco stesso.

Finale sulla Fattoria Mallory

Detto questo, vi invito a leggere la descrizione della Fattoria Mallory per capire i meccanismi di gioco e a provare una partita, magari scaricandolo anziché utilizzare la versione web. La mia idea è che il gioco debba ancora molto lavorare sul secondo fronte descritto sopra, ovvero quello di stimolare e coinvolgere maggiormente l'abilità del giocatore, dandogli più elementi per gestire la partita. Invece la grafica è una figata! (Fine. Basta esclamativi.)

 
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from Marco-san

Le aziende pensano ancora al natale. È pazzesco e fantastico vedere la dissonanza tra la mia bolla e quella dei miei clienti. La mia bolla è disperatamente impegnata a sopravvivere, a imparare nuove abilità che possano in qualche modo aiutare alla ricerca del lavoro. La bolla dei miei clienti ha qualcuno sottoposto a pensare alla sopravvivenza, per ora si pensa al natale.

Allora inizio anche io a pensarci, al Natale, a tutte quelle occasioni create dai reparti marketing per, immagino io, giustificare la loro stessa esistenza e presenza.

D'altronde non è bellissimo rapportarsi a qualcuno che per lavoro pensa al natale?

Una sorta di Obama, qualcuno che riesce a farti lievitare dalle difficoltà del presente per pensare alla bellezza del futuro. Mica male. Cambia tutto. Fa venir voglia di avere progetti per il futuro: tipo il mio prossimo mese, un mese che è preparativo al natale, cosa farò? Guarderò West Wing e The Newsroom, mi presenterò come collega professionista a persone con cui voglio lavorare, cercherò di limitare a due volte al giorno il mio consumo di notizie (una patologia che non avrei mai creduto di poter soffrire) andrò a correre come un ossesso, perderò peso, cercherò di non perdere le mie relazioni, se possibile costruirne di nuove, e infine, cercherò di di frequentare persone che artisticamente, politicamente, lavorativamente, stimo.

Considera Jovanotti (è lui l'aragosta)

Una sorta di Frankie Energy, cresciuto, amante del funk, che sembra davvero diversi in quello che fa. Una persona che riesce a parlare anche di altro, ma estremamente appassionato di quello che fa. Non male :)

 
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from nadie

Desde hace mucho tiempo que vengo reflexionando sobre estas cuestiones y tambien he tenido oportunidad de encontrar mucho material, especialmente gracias al enorme interes general que ha suscitado la #criptoeconomia o mejor dicho las #criptomonedas / #criptodivisas.

Los 4 ejes a los que me referire se relacionan directamente con el titulo de esta entrada.

En mi opinion, las criptodivisas -todavia- fallan en cumplir condiciones imposibles de saltarse y que las hacen gravemente peligrosas:

I. Sabemos hoy que los bancos centrales tienen impresoras de dinero que trabajan permanentemente y segun recuerdo, el consumo de energia de esta tecnica es relativamente bajo, pero continuo, nunca se detiene.

Lo que hoy nos esta llevando a una crisis de dimensiones catastroficas es que no se ha conseguido encontrar una o mas fuentes de energia tan o mas eficientes que los fosiles (aqui no seguire profundizando, ya que este tema es demasiado extenso).

Cuando aparecen las criptodivisas, prometen lo que el circulante en metales (oro/plata) fue en su epoca, divisas irreproducibles capaces de detener la inflacion y entregar al mundo una divisa neutral que reemplazase al criminal dolar en el comercio internacional.

Y de rebote, quisas nos podriamos hasta librar del sistema bancario (al menos es lo que mas se repite en los foros de fanaticos del libertarismo monetario y la criptoeconomia). Para quien estudie economia, lamentablemente esto es solo una fantasia.

Al inicio, a comienzos del 2010, los impulsores de bitcoin consumian muy poca energia, pues con suerte eran unos cuantos PC conectados a la red.

Hoy dia, se estima que la energia requerida por todo el sistema de mineria y los PCs conectados a la red de altcoins junto al de bitcoin esta devorando mucho mas que todos los hogares del planeta juntos. Y para 2025 sera mayor incluso que el de toda la industria.

O sea, solo para mantener el sistema monetario de criptodivisas, necesitaremos construir el doble de plantas atomicas o instalar unas 1.000 veces lo que hoy hay en parques eolicos/solares (si decidimos cambiarnos a la energia verde). Ya es una locura.

Por el contrario, los metales -oro, plata- ya fueron extraidos y no necesitan ser nuevamente procesados. Una vez convertidos en monedas, nunca mas necesitariamos manipularlo o re-producirlos, la inversion en energia esta claramente limitada desde el inicio mismo.

Esos metales requieren ser acuñados una sola vez: Monedas de 0.1grs, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10 de plata... 0.1grs, 0,2grs... de oro y al reverso se añade la imagen que desee imprimirles el pais local y lo mejor es que su valor es universal. Estas monedas, como el Euro, analogamente pueden ser hechas en cada pais pero cuidando un estandar internacional.

Lo repito, la energia invertida en procesar el metal para tranferirlo a monedas se realiza una sola vez y es limitado. Por el contrario, las criptodivisas requieren energia por tiempo infinito.

Ya hay proyectos de criptomoneda que buscan reducir el consumo de energia y deben ser seguidos muy de cerca. P.e. Nano, una de las primeras criptomonedas, que aparentemente no requiere consumir energia de forma continua y evita todo el proceso de mineria. Vamos a ver como se viene el futuro. Una AltCoin ecologica, suena muy bien.

II. Cuando usamos monedas (no el papel moneda) para pagar un producto, no dejamos absolutamente ningun rastro.

No hay posibilidad de saber el trayecto que tienen las monedas, ni tampoco quien las ha recibido/entregado, ni que se ha hecho con ellas.

Por el contrario, al usar billetes, es mucho mas posible de determinar al menos una parte de su trayecto y eventualmente quien los ha tenido en sus manos.

Pero quien ha usado una criptomoneda tiene poquisimas posibilidades de evitar esta vigilancia.

Las criptodivisas pueden ser marcadas (esto lo sabe tanto la comunidad de programadores que ha participado en el codigo de las criptomonedas como los paranoicos de la privacidad).

O es un tema evitado en los circulos de los fanaticos o es mostrado casi como una ventaja, ya que quien “no esconde nada, no debe temer” y ya sabemos lo que eso significa.

Ademas, todos los que han leido algo de la criptoeconomia se habran enterado del famosillo “libro contable” contenido en el, que no es nada mas y nada menos, que el registro de absolutamente todos los movimientos que se realizan con sus unidades.

Si alguien usa Litecoin para comprar zapatos, el universo en completo, y en especial las oficinas de cada gobierno en el mundo se entera de esa transaccion. Y la privacidad se va al garete.

Hay tecnicas y criptodivisas que son mas eficaces en este aspecto y consiguen ocultar parte o la totalidad de esta informacion, pero para esto se requiere de un gasto extra muy alto en consumo de energia. Un buen ejemplo a estudiar es el caso de #Monero.

En su documentacion se explica mejor este y otros aspectos alrededor de la privacidad y el altisimo consumo de energia.

Las monedas en metal se pueden marcar, si se les coloca un numero de serie o se les imprime algo en su interior para ir vigilando su ruta.

En el caso de las cirptodivisas, esto ya va integrado. Si una unidad de Faircoin se usa en una transaccion ilegal, automaticamente todas las partes de esa unidad se contaminaran y a largo plazo o pueden manchar a todos los que las toquen o pueden ser censuradas, lo que significa, que no todos estaran dispuestos a recibirlas y por lo tanto ese Faircoin no seguira teniendo el mismo valor que los otros Faircoines.

Hasta ahora nunca se han marcado las monedas metalicas, pues son faciles de volver a acuñar y asi limpiarlas. Ademas, finalmente lo que importa es su contenido y no quien las acuño.

Un ultimo ejemplo a nivel mas global.

¿Que sucederia si Cuba decidiera cambiar su divisa por una criptomoneda?

No importaria si fuera propia o usara una ya existente, pues EEUU podria seguir su bloqueo, incluso de manera aun mas eficiente, ya que le seria mas facil identificar a todos los que tomaran contacto “monetario” con ese pais.

Entonces, todas las unidades que de alguna manera tuvieran contacto o relacion con la isla se marcarian como “prohibidas” y su valor se desplomaria al instante, tal como actualmente sucede con el peso cubano.

¿Se entiende ahora el peligro que implica para la privacidad de las transacciones el uso de estas divisas?

El terrorismo financiero de los paises centrales seria mas efectivo y doloroso.

III. Una de las cosas que nos ha quedado muy claro con la pandemia del Corona, es que solo una infima parte de la poblacion tiene realmente acceso a internet de calidad.

Con internet de calidad, no me refiero especificamente a los contenidos (que tambien de por si son de baja calidad), sino mas bien a la infraestructura disponible para todas las familias.

Al momento de hacer homeschooling y homeoffice nos encontramos con una catastrofe: No hay suficientes equipos, ni las conexiones existentes cubren las minimas necesidades.

Yo vengo repitiendo desde hace mas de una decada, que para ayudar al comercio local en America Latina, seria necesario que todos los bancos estuvieran obligados a entregar una cuenta de debito sin costo alguno a cada habitante.

A continuacion todas las empresas deberian transferir el salario a la cuenta del titular. Y nuevamente todas las empresas deberian aceptar pagos via cuenta de debito y sin costos. Esto generaria un desarrollo exponencial del comercio electronico local y una gran cantidad de reservas en los putos bancos. (Dejare hasta aqui este tema)

Si a lo anterior sumamos, que la mayoria de los equipos computacionales caseros son defectuosos e inseguros (puto windows) ¿como podriamos esperar que los recursos en criptodivisas no se convirtieran en una fuente de robos y ruinas generalizadas?

¿Cuantas personas en la poblacion saben realmente como administrar estos fondos? 5% o menos ha usado alguna vez criptomonedas.

Es todavia insuficiente esta cantidad para poder decidir a introducir una a nivel global de una economia. Seria simplemente irresponsable y un castigo a los mas desposeidos en terminos de tecnologia y conocimientos.

Para dar este paso, habria que garantizar una proteccion minima a los mas desprotegidos.

Primero habria que suministrar a todos alguna forma de terminal o computador pre-configurado para que fuera capaz de administrar sus fondos.

Despues se deberian dictar cursos basicos para enseñar a usar esta nueva forma.

No quiero tampoco imaginarme cuantas estafas harian las empresas, para hacerse de los ingresos de las personas. Si hoy el robo electronico de tarjetas de credito es bastante frecuente... es solo imaginarme lo que se vendria, ya me produce dolor de cabeza.

IV. Cuando compramos leche, a cambio entregamos una cantidad de monedas, pero no necesitamos pagar nada por la transaccion misma. Si compramos con una tarjeta de debito en el puto ebay o amazon (aqui uso el nombre de estas empresas porque se conocen en todas partes) no debemos pagar nada por la transaccion (al menos yo nunca he debido pagar por ello).

En el mundo de las criptodivisas esto es muy diferente, ya que cada movimiento significa un esfuerzo de seguridad para toda la red, que debe ser costeada en parte por todos y en parte por el que genera la transaccion.

Asi, si quiero adquirir leche en una tienda y pretendo pagar con Dogecoin, me vere obligado a pagar la leche y la transaccion. Las tarifas y los costos estan un poco oxidados en mi mente, pero en 2015/16 yo habia calculado que si compraba leche con bitcoins, tendria que pagar 0.60 de euro y cerca de 0.15 por la transaccion, es decir, casi 25% del precio de la leche.

Para quien mueve 1 millon de euros (en bitcoins) pagar uno o dos euros en la transaccion no es especialmente doloroso, pero para los millones de familias modestas de America Latina que cuentan con ingresos que estan entre los 200 y 600 euros, tener que hacer un promedio de 60 pequeñas transacciones mensuales, calculo que les significaria una perdida de entre 10 y 30 euros. Monstruoso.

 
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from Marco-san

Giorno uno di utilizzo

Rispetto al rasoio tradizionale

Taglia peggio, fa un rumore infernale, ha scritto tra le istruzioni che deve essere utilizzato una volta al giorno per 15 giorni per effettuare la fase di rodaggio e far abituare la pelle al suo utilizzo. Gli stessi 15 giorni dopo i quali non si può restituire un acquisto fatto online?

L'unico punto a favore sta nel fatto che non crea grosse irritazioni, ma la pelle è giovane.

E nella mia bolla?

In questi giorni non sta succedendo assolutamente niente. L'app Immuni sponsorizzata da Flavio Insinna, le attenzioni alla salute mentale sponsorizzate da Progetto Itaca, la voglia di normalità, ma non quella di prima, in cui chi era giovane era disoccupato.

La cosa più interessante che ho sentito è stata ad un convegno di presentazione di un nuovo macchinario per un'azienda associata confindustria. In pratica il responsabile diceva che avrebbero aiutato le imprese socie ad esternalizzare la trasformazione digitale utilizzando start-up associate. Detta in modo breve: non carichiamo le aziende grosse del rischio di impresa, che già fanno fatica, ma sviluppiamo micro soluzioni, che se falliscono non si fa male nessuno, se non falliscono portano beneficio a tutti. Non riesco a capire se sia una cosa interessante o un maleficio. Perché se la grossa azienda non si prende il rischio, come si diventa la startup innovativa associata confindustria?

Un'altra cosa interessante è stata la consapevolezza che tanti iper-professionisti se ne stanno andando via da Milano e stanno tornando nelle piccole città. Vedremo un ripopolamento dei centri? Uno spostamento progressista dei piccoli paesi? O diventeremo, noi piccoli professionisti, come quei piccoli imprenditori terrapiattoleghisti fregati dal liberalismo e vogliosi di un abbassamento delle tasse? Balleremo il liscio alle sagre?

#ciao!

 
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from My Little Grundgestalts

I compose alternative, progressive, and math rock music. The latter is based on algorithmic procedures that I devised, such as this one.

I talk about my compositions here and (in Italian) here.

I have recently formed a metal duo with the Japanese composer @Guresuke@niu.moe: Mathemorphosis. Check out our first songs, “Long Winter”, “Bygone Days”, “Nightfall”, and “Dread Dagon”.

The American author Howard Bloom, music publicist for singers and bands such as Prince, Billy Joel, and Styx, praised my music.

Roel Vergauwen — programmer for the Rock Werchter festival, recently selected me as an interesting possible candidate to participate to their world-renowned festival:

“Eidon is een solo artiest uit Leuven die zijn muziek bestempelt als progressive rock, wat in deze tijden al bijzonder is. Maar hij put ook uit mathrock, minimal music, jazz, etnische muziek,... Hij zou perfect passen als support van Gogo Penguin, Battles of Dijf Sanders en kan op termijn misschien wel een plaats veroveren op zowel Rock Werchter als Gent Jazz of Couleur Café. Benieuwd hoe hij dit live brengt.”

Roel Vergauwen – Rock Werchter programmer chooses Eidon because ...

“Eidon is a solo artist from Leuven who describes his music as progressive rock, which is already special these days. But he also draws from math rock, minimal music, jazz, ethnic music, ... He would be a perfect support for Gogo Penguin, Battles, or Dijf Sanders, and may eventually be able to conquer a place at both Rock Werchter and Gent Jazz or Couleur Café. Curious how he brings this live. “

More information on Mr. Vergauwen's kind statements is available here, while here you can listen to an interview for Studio Brussel in which Vergauwen talks about me. During that interview, my song FediDance has been broadcast.

 
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from Marco-san

Grandissima parte del mio tempo libero la passo connesso, grandissima parte del mio tempo lavorativo la passo a garantirmi la possibilità di avere del tempo libero. Sono tremendamente affascinato dal codice perché è lo strumento con cui riesco a modificare e a capire i software che utilizzo, sono tremendamente affascinato dalla realtà virtuale perché rappresenta l'estensione sensoriale di un mondo che non mi soddisfa. Adoro Apple perché mi garantisce un utilizzo scorrevole, ergonomico, soddisfacente della tecnologia. Odio Apple perché ha delle politiche commerciali eccessivamente aggressive, come Adobe.

Nella mia bolla oggi si parla di necessità dello studio. Quasi tutte le persone di successo che conosco hanno studiato almeno fino all'università, quasi tutti i miei coetanei non hanno alcuna idea se questa possa effettivamente servire, quasi tutte le persone di successo sono cresciute in un mondo completamente diverso da quello in cui sono cresciuto io. Ma è davvero così?

L'approccio narrativo alla vita reale

Ogni giorno mi sveglio e vedo narrazioni diverse del mondo. C'è aria di guerra, di speranza, di elezioni. C'è l'aria che respiro io, in qualche modo: ho 2* anni e cerco una vita soddisfacente per me e per chi mi circonda. Vorrei fare soldi, fare una famiglia, trovare il modo di avere un fisico in soddisfacente salute – cosa differenzia me da un marco-san di cinquecento anni fa? La sensazione è che non ci sia nessuna differenza. Che non sia possibile nessuna differenza, e per questo ci siamo inventati le storie. Macro-contenitori che possano dare un senso alla nostra vita e al nostro passato.

Quindi perché sono così ossessionato dalla rete? Perché sembra essere la tecnica più importante nell'evoluzione umana oggi. Perché ci dona dei super-poteri (grandissima capacità di diffusione e conoscenza) e perché essendo basata sulla riproducibilità, permette a chi si sforza di imparare come funziona, di modificarla e migliorarla. Il fatto che con la rete siamo qualcosa di diversi è il più grande passo di consapevolezza fatto nella mia vita con la rete infatti, non possiamo più essere soli, ma il grado di solitudine dipende completamente da noi.

E gli adolescenti?

Quelli temo siano persi. Cresciuti con troppe possibilità sono stati decisamente sovrastati dalla rete. Tutti gli adolescenti che conosco hanno sofferto terribilmente la quarantena obbligatoria perché la rete è stata tutto quello che hanno avuto.

 
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from I miei piccoli Grundgestalt

Ieri mi son svegliato con un motivo nella testa. Ancora non convinto se dovessi alzarmi o no, ho cominciato a giocarci associando ad esso delle parole. Non ho potuto più fermarmi. Ho scritto la musica di getto. Con Hydrogen ho composto la semplice linea della batteria, poi con tuxguitar ho composto la melodia e quindi le altre voci — basso elettrico e fagotto. Il testo era ancora “sbagliato”, volevo lavorarci sopra ancora. Ma a quel punto mi son preso una pausa, e sono uscito.

“Tutto è connesso”, dice qualcuno. Non sarà scientifico, ma ci credo lo stesso. Faro' un esempio adesso.

Sono andato al Begijnhof e quindi alla Abbazia del Parco per delle passeggiate. Il tempo non era perfetto (siamo in Belgio, dopotutto) ma l'atmosfera si. Ho fatto molte foto, tra cui questa:

Abbazia del Parco, Lovanio, Belgio. Di Eidon, Eidon@tutanota.be. Tutti i diritti riservati.

Sono tornato a casa e, tra le altre cose, ho ripreso a lavorare al mio brano. Il testo, terminato, parlava di cose per me molto importanti:

La verità è quello che ti dicono? o è quel che senti dentro te? La santità è quello che ti dicono o è quel che senti dentro te?

Percorsi chiusi Vie preconfezionate Chiudono al cielo quella verità ch'è in te Assurde storie Illogiche fole precetti e slogan che imprigionan te.

Le verità son occhi che sorridono è quel che senti dentro te Sincerità è quello che si dicono I cuori che batton dentro te

Pesanti gioghi I vuoti libri sacri Spengono il fuoco che ora brucia dentro te Non ti fermare Esser è pensare Apri la mente e Ci troverai te Testo de “La Verità”. Di Eidon, Eidon@tutanota.be. Tutti i diritti sono riservati.

Stamattina, un po' di fretta, ho registrato le voci e mixato il brano. Eccolo!

“La Verità”, su youtube. Di Eidon, Eidon@tutanota.be. Tutti i diritti sono riservati.

“La Verità”, su FunkWhale Italia. Di Eidon, Eidon@tutanota.be. Tutti i diritti sono riservati.

“La Verità”, su PeerTube Italia. Di Eidon, Eidon@tutanota.be. Tutti i diritti sono riservati.

Dicevo che “Tutto è connesso”, e volevo fare un esempio. Eccolo:

Abbazia del Parco, Lovanio, Belgio. Foto ruotata di 180 gradi. Di Eidon, Eidon@tutanota.be. Tutti i diritti sono riservati.

Vedo questa foto e “vedo” in essa il concetto che volevo esprimere con la mia canzone. Magia...

Ah, come vorrei avere un oncia del genio di un Escher o di un Magritte, per poter trasformare quella foto in un quadro...

Ecco infine una traduzione affrettata del mio testo:

The truth is that what they repeat to you? or it's that what is inside of you? Holiness is that what they keep telling you or is that you feel inside of you?

Closed paths Pre-packaged routes They close all heavens to the truth that is in you Absurd stories Illogical tales precepts and slogans that are imprisoning you.

The truth are eyes that bring you to a smile it's what you feel inside you Sincerity that's what will keep on telling you The two hearts that beat inside you

Heavy yokes Those hollow sacred books Put out the fire that burned inside you Do not stop To be is to think Open your mind and You will find yourself

Se ti piace questa canzone e ne vuoi parlare con me, contattami! Sono qui: @Eidon@Mastodon.bida.im.

(Scritto il 23 agosto 2020).

 
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from crestelina

Why the disaster recovery plan should no longer be considered an option for your business.

The causes of incidents on the information system infrastructure can be diverse: hardware failure, software failure, backup failure, cyber attack, human error, natural disaster, etc. But there is a solution to prepare for it: the disaster recovery plan.

One in three companies has already experienced an incident or failure that required the initiation of a disaster recovery plan (Evolve IP study, 2015). As Evolve IP indicates, it is not a question of knowing whether or not a company's information system will one day encounter a disaster, but rather knowing when it will occur.

And when it does, will the business be prepared to deal with it?

Due to the proliferation of computer networks, companies must now establish their data protection strategies also taking into account potential attacks and frequent intrusions on information systems ( ransomware , cryptolocker, phishing, etc.). The opening up of a market for solutions designed to combat cyber attacks clearly reflects this problem which has become a major issue for many companies.

In 2017, these cyber attacks should no longer be considered as epiphenomena in the activity of a company.

However, 54% of organizations surveyed during the Evolve IT study would spend less than $ 50,000 per year implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan . Statistics which tells us that the effort made by companies to safeguard their digital assets, in view of what an organization may cost the total or partial loss of its data , remains low.

What risks does a business run without a disaster recovery plan in the face of a disaster?

93% of companies that lost their data how to get ungated on amazon or access to it for 10 days or more went bankrupt within a year of the disaster.

This data reported by Continuity Central can be scary, but it concretely indicates the short-term consequence of a disruption of activity or discontinuity of services of a company.

So, what are the risks to which a company is exposed if it has not drawn up a business recovery plan or has not at least started thinking in this direction?

THE IMPACTS OF A LOSS ON THE COMPANY

The effects felt will first of all be operational and functional. If no measures exist to restore services, teams can be directly impacted in their work (downtime of machine, server, network access, etc.); internal and external communication tools may be unusable. , etc.

Quite quickly, the company's pulse slows down and its activity, as well as its visibility, can disappear from the radar of its suppliers, partners, customers and prospects. In other words, the shorter the “invisibility period”, the less negative the impact will be for the company. From a commercial and financial point of view, this can lead to losses on sales or the signing of contracts. But it is also the loss of customers, or even of market share that can be observed. The shorter the sales cycle specific to the company's business model, the more immediate the losses from a business perspective will be.

Let's imagine for a moment that the Amazon web platform is no longer accessible during 1 hour of high traffic.

To try to imagine this, on Monday, December 8, 2014, Amazon recorded a record number of more than 1 million packages shipped in one day. from the France distribution network. We can assume that the hour of unavailability of the service, during this day, would have strongly impacted Amazon's financial income.

Conversely, with an average to long sales cycle, the business is likely to experience fewer direct losses. It will then be for her to restore her services as quickly as possible.

However, this could have other impacts, such as on the image and reputation of the company or on the confidence of partners. A marketplace, an online payment system, a hotel room reservation platform could see some of the users moving towards new providers or communicating negatively against the failing service.

How to prepare in anticipation of a disaster on the activity of your organization?

Although the response has multiple components depending on the types of disasters, their scope, the structure of the organization affected, it is imperative to build upstream a business recovery plan, that is to say recovery of data and reactivation of lost services which will be tested and tested before its implementation on the day of the disaster. The objective for a company will therefore be to set up a business recovery plan which ideally should be coupled with a business continuity plan.

During the process of developing the disaster recovery plan, it will be mandatory to identify the business activities considered to be critical, to interview those responsible for each activity, to detect the probable origin of future disasters, to define the human and material needs that will support the implementation of the plan, estimate the costs related to the realization and execution of the recovery plan, etc. So many criteria to be understood, which will be numerous and collected in a precise manner, will promote the initiation and realization of the IT recovery plan by all the actors concerned.

11 STEPS TO FOLLOW TO PROPERLY DOCUMENT A COMPUTER PRA Whether the IT PRA is built on a standby site, a datacenter or whether it is built in the Cloud on virtualized IT resources, a logical and well-documented approach must be adopted to ensure the performance of an IT disaster recovery plan.

As a guide, here are 11 preliminary and essential steps to have in mind to carry out the constitution of a business recovery plan for your company:

  1. Perform an audit of all the risks of possible failures on the information system and identify the probable causes: hardware failure, software failure, cyberattack, power cuts, fire, natural disaster, human error, etc.
  2. Detect and assess each risk to identify business applications that will not be able to operate in degraded mode. It is therefore necessary to understand and measure the fault tolerance of the entire information system.
  3. Define the criticality of the application environments and the backup and replication as well as restoration needs that must apply. The RTO (Recovery Time Objective) and RPO (Recovery Point Objective) must be defined here.
  4. Provide automatic backups at a frequency corresponding to the needs of the organization.
  5. Do “Crisis Management”, that is to say assign roles and tasks to specific people who will be responsible for intervening when the time comes. In other words, you have to organize and mobilize your teams to act effectively during the disaster.
  6. Define priorities and a cost of resumption of activity: evaluate the thresholds of unavailability of services and prioritize them in order to define the cost of putting the infrastructure back into service. Depending on the case, the resumption of activity must be able to be carried out in less than a minute. The necessary implementation of synchronous environments will then quickly increase costs, for example.
  7. Define the choice of backup and recovery equipment as well as the budget that will be devoted to it. You should know that the simple duplication of the existing equipment on a remote site may not be sufficient depending on the case. The choice of material is therefore important if we want it to be able to bear the burden of putting it back into service.
  8. Regularly test the disaster recovery plan: although the cost of an IT PRA test is substantial, it is imperative to regularly assess its reliability at least twice a year.
  9. Change the business recovery plan according to the changes made to the information system : the IS of a company constantly evolving, it is essential to pass these changes on to the IT PRA initially built in order to ensure its reliability.
  10. Document the PRA precisely: it is necessary to encourage feedback from the actors who guarantee the reliability of the PRA by documenting it precisely. The sharing of knowledge of the IS will directly impact the performance of an IT PRA. Thus, the test phases or the reports of failures must be systematically documented, which is generally not often the case.
  11. Take into account the regulatory constraints to which certain types of organizations must comply in the execution of their activities.

Launch your IT PRA What criteria should be retained for maintaining a reliable and efficient business recovery plan in your company?

Each company advances differently in its strategy for safeguarding and protecting its digital data. Some already have a PRA associated with a PCA; others have initiated preliminary procedures with specialized service providers or are simply evaluating the relevance of a PRA / PCA for their organization.

Among these stages of advancement around an IT PRA project, certain questions must be raised upstream:

• What scope can a service provider cover in carrying out an IT PRA? • What elements must be taken care of by the service provider and recorded in the disaster recovery plan contract? • In the event of a breakdown, what are the guarantees of recovering its services, its data and under what timeframe? • How will the service provider be able to detect possible future risks and how will he react to alerting the company?

Whether we are talking about a disaster recovery plan on site or in a data center, the transparency of information and the nature of the communications between the service provider and the company are essential to the conduct of a successful PRA. The quality of the disaster recovery plan will also be based on the ability of a technical team to regularly question the reliability of its infrastructure throughout the duration of the contract.

 
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Alcune volte potreste voler disabilitare la tastiera integrata del PC, ad esempio perchè è rotta e alcuni tasti risultano costantemtente premuti.

Questa semplice linea di comando vi permette di farlo automaticamente con un solo comando o, se preferite, potete inserirla in uno script .sh per l'esecuzione automatica.

Il codice

xinput float $(xinput list | grep AT | cut -d'=' -f 2 | cut -c 1-2)

Come funziona

xinput list permette di vedere tutti i dispositivi di input collegati xinput float permette di rimuovere virtualmente un dispositivo

Esempio del risultato del comando xinput list: Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ MLK Trust Deskset 16593 id=12 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ Logitech M570 id=13 [slave pointer (2)]

Per scollegare il Logitech M570 è necessario dare xinput float 13 dove 13 è l'ID del mouse M570 nel mio sistema (viene mostrato dal comando xinput list)

Dato che la tastiera integrata viene spesso mostrata come “AT Translated Set 2 keyboard”, il comando sopra estrae l'id mostrato per il dispositivo “AT Translated Set 2 keyboard”.

  • xinput float scollega il dispositivo identificato dai seguenti comandi
    • xinput list elenca i dispositivi
    • grep AT mantiene solo la riga con AT nel nome (AT Translated Set 2 keyboard nel mio caso)
    • cut -d'=' -f 2 tiene solo i caratteri dopo il = che è usato da xinput per mostrare l'id del dispositivo
    • cut -c 1-2 mantiene solo i due caratteri dell'ID del dispositivo

Il comando cut -d'=' -f 2 serve già a selezionare due caratteri e dovrebb essere sufficiente senza il comando cut successivo, ma non funziona e non capisco perchè. Ho quindi dovuto usare il secondo cut per ottenere il risultato.

Nota importante

Questo codice funziona se l'id della tastiera è >9 (composto quindi da 2 caratteri). Se il vostro dispositivo ha un id <=9 dovrebbe essere sufficiente cambiare cut -c 1-2 con cut -c 1-1

Come automatizzarlo

Dipende molto dalla distro e dal desktop environment che usate. Potete eseguirlo manualmente nel terminale, ma secondo me è meglio inserirlo in uno script .sh da eseguire all'avvio * Apri un blocco note, inserisci la riga di codice e salvalo con estensione .sh. * Esegui poi chmod +x NameOfTheScript.sh per renderlo eseguibile

Ora puoi eseguirlo ad ogni avvio facendo doppio clic su di esso o impostandolo come applicazione di avvio del sistema. Se non sai come fare, fai una ricerca online e troverai indicazioni dettagliate per qualsiasi distro o ambiente desktop.

 
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