We are all different

In 1982 Gabriel Garcia Marquez was awarded the Nobel prize in literature. In his speech in the ceremony Garcia Marquez stressed out how different the nature of Latin America was, how LA was unique and couldn’t be thought to be pro or against any of the superpowers of the cold war era (though a Latin…

Dodgeball & Colombia

Today I was approach by one of my very good friends for sharing some of my thoughts about the social network service of Google DodgeBall. He had been in turn questioned about the matter by Natalia … something, a girl that uses to write for the biggest local newspaper (El Colombiano) of my home town…

Action always generates inspiration – Quote

This quotation really touched me today, I hope that you also find it interesting: We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action. Frank Tibolt (no idea about who Frank Tibolt is, but there is a book in amazon written by him, I’ll…

Soy antioqueño, Visto de alpargatas

Soy antioqueño. Visto de alpargatas, carriel de nutria y ruana montañera. Tengo para el amor las serenatas y para los rivales mi barbera. Ningún bambuco a mi guitarra escapa, y en noches de jolgorio y aguardiente, sólo respeto lo que diga el Papa y tuteo hasta al mismo presidente. Miro la vida con desdén profundo,…

Thesis, thesis and thesis!

Today is the third day in a row that I have been working on my thesis. I took a week off work and confined myself to my room, my laptop and my flickering internet connection. If you feel a little interested about it, we (Andres Castano and me) designing and coding a framework for P2P…