“Generalizing Specialist” Is The Definition I Was Looking For…

I have been trying to define my professional profile a little better, and after a few hours of research, I stumbled on this incredibly clever definition of “generalizing specialist“.

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The Great Facebook Landrush That Wasn’t

I know what everybody will think about this matter: vanity URLs are stupid, a fad and so on. I agree, but at the same time I thought it could be convenient to have a memorable URL to improve a little bit my search engine profile, right?

Well, I expected to have to go through hell and back to register mine. I even set up a reminder on my calendar, although I missed it by more than an hour because I had to stay late at work for a change.

Well, let’s just say that I never thought I would be able to register facebook.com/luca.candela and I was ready with creative alternatives; didn’t need them, so there it goes, call me lucky on that.

I must confess, I’m a little surprised.

Could it be that the landrush that everybody and their cats was talking about on the blogosphere was a tad over-hyped?

Hearst Castle: Crowdsourcing the Dream

A couple of weeks ago I took a trip on the fabulous Highway 1 from Orange County all the way to San Francisco to visit my family. On my way up the coast, I decided to visit the famous Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA. Continue reading “Hearst Castle: Crowdsourcing the Dream”

The human factor

I live a pretty connected life: I make websites for a living, I own two computers and an iPhone (more on that in my next article). If I lose connection for more than 20 minutes, I tend to get impatient. If the problem goes on for more than an hour, I freak out (and being a Time Warner Cable captive, my life is full of drama…). Continue reading “The human factor”