As European Parliament elections draw near and political candidates go wild online – and on paper – with very direct electoral campaigns. As I am writing my thesis on immigration, asylum policy and trends in Italy, I could not help sharing this video-campaign with you. Angelo Ciocca presented his candidacy at the EP elections representing the… Read More A Message to Third-Country Nationals: “Do Not Come to Italy”
“We have made a clean sweep of the Armenians and Assyrians of Azerbaijan.” Those were the words of Djevdet Bey, the governor of the Van Province in Ottoman Turkey, who on April 24, 1915 lead 20,000 Turkish soldiers and 10,000 Kurdish irregulars in the opening act of the genocide of Assyrians, Armenians and Pontic Greeks.… Read More The Anniversary of a Genocide that has yet to be Acknowledged
I guess there is nothing else to add. This short film acts as a campaign against homophobia, against discrimination of homosexuals and, above all, against bulling actions towards homosexual teens, showing an upside-down world where heterosexuals are the ones being persecuted. The 2o-minute long movi, directed and created by K.Rocco Shields, hasnwon several prizes and poses… Read More The World Upside-Down: a Short Film about Weirdo Heteros and Normal Gays
In 2009, a computer genius known as Satoshi Nakamoto launched the first transaction of Bitcoin, a completely decentralized electronic currency. During the last five years, the crypto-currency went through ups and downs, but it’s also true that it gained a sort of immortality, bringing to light countless altcoins – that is to say, virtual independent coins. On…
A brilliant initiative, a simple campaign and a harsh message. A social experiment was conducted in London by the small front line charity Pillon Trust, which sent a guy on the streets with a huge sign hung on his neck that stated “Fuck the Poor”, giving away flyers of the ‘campaign’ by the advertising agency, Plubicis. The reactions… Read More “Fuck the Poor!” Let’s See How Much People Care about Them
When I shared the previous post on Facebook, some people and experts commented warning it is not advisable to change all your passwords now. Here you can find some of the comments “As a professional security consultant, please take my advice – do NOT change your passwords until AFTER the site has been patched (and do not login… Read More Short Update on the Heartbleed Bug
We, as a team, don’t like to unashamedly copy-paste news from other websites or blogs, but I thought today was the case to make an exception. For those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, I will report here the fact with the original link of the news. Since I’m not a geek –… Read More Stop Whatever You Are Doing and Change (Almost) All of your Passwords Now!