This is a collection of articles I wrote over the years, presently with a strong focus on building reactive systems with Akka.

The pain of configuration and ideas for making it a bit more bearable

Published on 14 February 2008

Three weeks ago, I decided to give up on my Windows operating system and try again using Linux (the Ubuntu release). Windows had been running fine for a while, but it ended up becoming very, very slow, and just too unreliable. I had been using Linux before in order to work on my previous laptop, – Read More

Twitter, geolocalisation and pervasive games – mixing virtual and real life

Published on 30 January 2008

Today I created an account on twitter after reading an article at academhack. Apparently there seem to be some interesting usages of this micro-blogging tool, like increasing communication amongst members of a same community. Whilst the article on academhack emphasizes the educational usages of the tool, I wonder if the same thing wouldn’t work in – Read More


Published on 19 January 2008

Welcome! If you have been here before, you will notice, past posts have disappeared. Probably, they were too short to sustain a Reset. re set Maybe this time I will manage to write something sustainable?