How to send a message to Google

Why is so hard to contact Google? Well, I’m sure I’m not the first one trying to communicate something with Google, as when you dig in the help pages you only get infinite levels of FAQ sections where you can’t actually write anything to them. I had some special problems with my Gmail account, so […]


Toy, Yello’s last album

My impression of the new album, Toy     The await was long, but finally arrived. The new album of Yello, Toy, is impressive, exceeding my personal expectations about an album of this kind of music that is released nowadays.     By far, my favourite song is Frautonium, and it’s because it uses a […]


¿Es un escéptico un obstinado o stubborn?

¿Escéptico de mente cerrada? Si te consideras escéptico te habrá pasado. Seguro que te han llamado obstinado, stubborn o se han quejado de lo cerrada que es tu mente al discutir. Digo yo, ¿no son los escépticos precisamente los que más rápido aceptan los cambios? Me explico. Como escéptico me considero una persona que, a […]


El traje nuevo del emperador

Este, junto al “Aún aprendo” de Goya y otros, es uno de mis referentes intelectuales en cuanto a cómo afrontar la vida. No siendo fan de los libros de autoayuda, me gusta recostarme al abrigo de las ideas que ciertas obras evocan, es mi modo de autoayudarme, pues. Sinopsis de ‘El traje nuevo del emperador’ […]


Bridge to Brisbane 2016

Like every year (since 2015) we participated in the Bridge to Brisbane fundraising race. We took the 5 km option, easy. Here are some photos and videos of the achievement! =P  


‘Quixote & México’ vs ‘Quijote & Méjico’

Navegando por Internet he encontrado algunos interesantes debates sobre la pronunciación de la x en el español, donde sobresalen términos como ‘Don Quixote‘ o ‘México‘, los cuales se deben pronunciar como si tuviese una J, esto es, como ‘Don Quijote‘ o ‘Méjico‘. Aunque aquí tenemos la primera diferencia porque, en escritos contemporáneos, encontramos ‘Don Quijote‘ […]


The myth of water intake per day

The health myth that just won’t go away   Yes, is just a myth. No, there’s no scientific evidence that we need to drink 8 glasses of water per day. Like E. Carroll says, “Most of this quantity is contained in prepared foods.. Water is present in fruits and vegetables. It’s in juice, it’s in […]


The Bechdel-Wallace test

  The rules now known as the Bechdel-Wallace test first appeared in 1985 in Alison Bechdel’s comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For. In a strip titled “The Rule“, two women, who resemble the future characters Mo and Ginger, discuss seeing a film and the black woman explains that she only goes to a movie […]


Country detection via PHP

Imagine a example.com with some example.com/es, example.com/fr with content related to each country. One solution is a javascript-based country detector that could ask the visitor to change the current site to the most appropriate one regarding to the visitors origin. The problem with this solution is that the user needs to load the content twice, and […]