Category Archives: Rants

Learn to Read Graphs or Go Home

(this is a rhetorical post to Code Hard or Go Home, ’cause the amount of bullshit in the post is so much that you can call it almost a “cesspool post” instead of “blog post”) There is one thing I … Continue reading

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EPTC “sempre” presente?

Ontem no Pretinho Básico foi lida no ar uma mensagem de um ouvinte falando sobre a última Massa Crítica, que fechou uma das ruas de Porto Alegre em protesto, como acontece em toda última sexta-feira do mês. Segundo o ouvinte, … Continue reading

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Speaking Seriously About the iPad

In January this year, I wrote about why the iPad matters. There, I pointed that a lot of changes would come to the digital world since it appeared. Recently, the iPad was officially launched in Brazil. Now you don’t need … Continue reading

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A case against Twitter OAuth

It’s not a mystery that I have a problem with Twitter and their API. I never made that a “hidden agenda” of sorts: I always said publicly that they suck, plain and simple. Their API is full of holes, bad … Continue reading

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Twitter making it hard to use OSS apps with their API

Twitter, the biggest microblogging tool around, decided to change their policy to applications and it’s making it hard to OSS developers create applications that can be as good as the other applications. First, let me explain what is the problem … Continue reading

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Medos que se tornam verdade

Quando coloquei que o Tadeu Schmidt deveria calar a boca eternamente, acabei concluindo com uma preocupação (que poderia mais ser um reductio ad absurdum) de que se nos esportes aceitam-se os trocadilhos engraçadinhos e deixa-se a notícia, o fato, de … Continue reading

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Porque o Tadeu Schmidt tem que calar a boca

Tudo começou como uma brincadeira no Twitter: O já “batido” cala-boca Galvão, que se murmurava por aí a tempos, conseguiu ser um “trending topic” mundial na rede social. Por uma coincidência, isso aconteceu um pouco antes do técnico da seleção … Continue reading

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O Caso Dunga

O maior “escândalo” da Copa do Mundo com a esquadra brasileira foram as declarações do técnico Dunga chamando um jornalista de “merda, cagão”. Dunga é conhecido por sua raiva com o jornalismo brasileiro, mas todos falaram que foi descabido os … Continue reading

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First you don’t read; then you don’t know how to do math

Note: This is a WoW related post. If you don’t like MMOs, games, think Blizzard jumped the shark with the “Wrath of the Lich King” expansion, rage quit the game after a paladin killed you in one cooldown or simply … Continue reading

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Why the new Star Trek bothers me

For a while, I’ve been ranting about the new “Star Trek” movie by J.J.Abrams and written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. This morning I finally realized why it bothers me and why the line “OMG, boobies in Star Trek?” … Continue reading

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