The Little Prince on NFTs

Chapter 13
the little prince visits the businessman

The fourth planet belonged to a businessman. This man was so much occupied that he did not even raise his head at the little prince's arrival.

"Good morning," the little prince said to him. "Your cigarette has gone out."


Adaptado deste fio de Twitter.

No podcast Soberania, do Diário de Notícias, o Director Nacional da Polícia Judiciária afirmou que espera que eu nunca venha a precisar da PJ, enquanto vítima, devido à minha opinião sobre o tema dos metadados.

Uma expressão infeliz… espero eu.

How to connect to NOVA's VPN from Linux

Apparently, NOVA's technical department is too busy to make guides for Linux users (only Windows and Mac). Something that even the University of Lisbon has - which is funny, because NOVA's supposed to be the modern & state-of-the-art university (thus making the University of Lisbon the old & classic one).

Anyway, here is a guide for Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS (I'm not on 22.04, yet). Might be useful for other students.

The Prophets of the Present

Having found out about Oliveira Ascensão's e-book (this blog post), I didn't resist reading the article on cyberspace (2001). In its conclusion, Oliveira Ascensão presents us the following reflection:

10 years since Aaron's death

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the tragic death of Aaron Swartz, "The Internet's Own Boy".

Ten years ago, we had a major loss, a stupid loss.


Not terrible, not great. Both. Neither.