WoPPER: Web server for Position Related data analysis of gene Expression in Prokaryotes.

Acknowledgments WoPPER

It’s been officially announced the publication of the latest work of my colleagues here at Italy’s National Council of Research Institute for Biomedical Technologies regarding the data analysis of gene expressions in prokaryotes: WoPPER.

Here I am mentioned in the acknowledgements for the server support … for the first time I am thanked publicly for my efforts!

Type with Pride

On 31 March, 2017, Gilbert Baker the creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag sadly passed away. Mr. Baker was both an LGBTQ activist and artist, and was known for helping friends create banners for protests and marches. To honor the memory of Gilbert Baker, NewFest and NYC Pride partnered with Fontself to create a free font inspired by the design language of the iconic Rainbow Flag, the font was named ‘Gilbert’ after Mr. Baker.

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Death by Promotion (to Manager)

Death by Promotion (to Manager)

Most companies out there fail to recognize that becoming a manager isn’t a promotion but a career change. This is clearly represented in the new manager death spiral model

the manager is truly trying to do their best, but the lack of training and the old skills will set them up for these stumbling blocks.

It’s always a pleasure to read a post from Davide, who looks at things from uncommon viewpoints and make you double think each topic, making you to reconsider your opinion or deepening the subject!

A couple of weeks ago I’ve attended a speech by my friend Franz Vitulli, a product manager for Human Made: one of the biggest firm in the WordPress consulting world.
That should be a great place to work, with lots of great people (and coder and workers). So at one time a guy asked Franz how Human Made choose its collaborators; and Franz told that mostly that process is driven by ‘cultural fitness’ …

Now imagine the smile on my face when I saw this Dilbert strip today 🙂