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Virtual Capabilities and Filters: introducing WURFL API 1.5

Virtual Capabilities and Filters: introducing WURFL API 1.5 virtual   — adjective 1.        having the essence or effect but not the appearance or form of: a virtual revolution 2.        having the form or appearance but not the essence or effect of: virtual reality 3.        (rare)  capable of producing an effect through inherent power or virtue Umberto Eco, a famous Italian phylosopher and a novelist, when asked for an opinion about ‘Virtual Reality’ replied that it did not interest him, but “please, call me back when I can make love to Marilyn […]

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Innocence vs. Experience

“What is the price of Experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street?”  – William Blake Back in high-school, I was exposed to glimpses of English literature. The literature in a foreign language is tough, but still a few things stuck in my mind. Among those, William Blake's dichotomy between Innocence and Experience, a concept that kept recurring in the years to come, more often than not in different, unrelated and often totally disconnected contexts. The Blakeian dichotomy paid me a visit the other day, when I noticed that someone had left […]

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