The Conquest of Space
When I was a toddler, like most children, I loved balloons. It seemed so magical. A sphere floating above everybody. So ethereal, that had to be tied to the ground to prevent...Read the post
What is the most relevant skill to survive in the future?
The future is now. Maybe not the future we imagined with flying cars, but when we look at it from the perspective that “90% of the world’s data has been created in...Read the post
The Incurable Affliction of Intelligent Life
If, in a not much distant future, humanity received the unpleasant news that a humongous asteroid is heading toward Earth, promising a collision which would wipe out all intelligent life forms, would...Read the post
How I became a novelist by accident
There are people who discover what they want to be as grownups in childhood. And there are others like me, who figure out just by accident. I basically bumped into the profession...Read the post
Internet Privacy: Should we worry about our digital footprint?
One facet of my job is Big Data, that for those unaware consist in computationally analyze enormous data sets to reveal patterns, trends, and associations. In other words, is about determining human...Read the post
How Soon Is Now?
We have already waited too long. And for many, all their hopes are gone. We have gone home, and we have cried. For most of us, 2020 has felt like being trapped...Read the post
Last week Pope Francis became news after “endorsing same-sex civil unions” during an interview for a documentary. The pope stated that “they’re children of God and have a right to a family,”...Read the post