Sep 25 Posing Cows – 2014 Edition

taken on Mon, 15 Aug 2014 16:02:14 (CEST) in Diavolezza, Pontresina, Switzerland
[NIKON D300; 20 mm @ f/3.5 @ 1/3200 sec @ 200 ISO ]

May 3 Apple promoting “Earthquake” on the US App Store

Earthquake is one of the four apps being featured in the US App Store weather category


Apr 17 ok glass (finally got my hands on one)


Jan 19 Have you upgraded to the new PlaceTrack app yet ?

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Jan 19 Winter in the Italian Dolomites

taken on Sat, 4 Jan 2014 16:44 (CEST) in Seiser Alm (Coppa del Mondo di slittino)
[ iPhone 5S; 4.1 mm @ f/2.2 @ 1/30 sec @ 50 ISO ]

A small collection of winter pictures taken last January in the Dolomites.

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Nov 23 Earthquake promo videos, english version

(spanish version here)

don’t forget to download the free app from itunes(*):
(*)not available in Italy

Nov 3 Hangar-7

Last month I visited the Red Bull Hangar-7 in Salzburg, a private airport hangar owned by the founder of the energy drink company and one Europe’s most eccentric places with its stunning architecture, innovative art and an impressive collection of planes, racecars and helicopters!

taken on Mon, 5 Oct 2013 18:49:42 (CEST) in Salzburg, Austria
[NIKON D300; 18 mm @ f/3.2 @ 1/80 sec @ 3200 ISO ]

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Sep 6 Herbivores

A few cute animal pictures I took recently

taken on Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:05:21 (CEST) in Seiser Alm, Italy
[NIKON D300; 26 mm @ f/3.5 @ 1/2500 sec @ 200 ISO ]

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May 18 Earthquake: world-class seismic data app for iOS

Last year I launched Terremoto, a top quality (5-star average rating on the IT App Store) iOS app that keeps you informed on the latest earthquakes in Italy, using a friendly user interface and a robust backend infrastructure for targeted push notifications and post-earthquake data collection from several international sources.

Its success was so huge that I decided to divide the app into an Italian and an International, localized version, to give room for new, unique features.

Earthquake shows worldwide earthquake data from multiple networks, supports push notifications with city, country, continent and magnitude filters and offers the same feature set as the italian version:

  • map view with different sized and colored circles to represent event magnitude and age
  • receive push notifications on your phone as soon as the event data is available from an official source (you can set alerts based on location and/or magnitude threshold). Push notifications allow the application to receive events even when unused, without this leading to an increased consumption of battery
  • event timeline (today, yesterday, previous days)
  • notification alerts and events timeline support filtering by magnitude, country or continent
  • detail view for any event, reachable from map and timeline views
  • export data to Google Earth or other installed apps supporting kml file format
  • social sharing: share event map and data to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Email
  • reverse geocoding: names of locations, when unavailable, are calculated automatically from their geographical coordinates
  • no ads!
Earthquake app has been localized in many languages including English, Spanish, French, German and Greek and is available on all App Stores (italian users should download the local “Terremoto” app, though).

Mar 23 Terremoto 2.2.1: accesso al bollettino sismico storico

Terremoto mostra i dati relativi agli eventi sismici più recenti e consente di ricevere notifiche push non appena un evento sismico viene pubblicato.

novità introdotte nella release 2.2.1 …

  • funzionalità di ricerca e accesso contestuale dagli eventi correnti al bollettino sismico INGV (eventi dal 1983 ad oggi)
  • la funzione di export verso altre app ( Earth) è ora disponibile per tutti
  • introdotti alcuni miglioramenti estetici e di usabilità
  • iPad: risolto problema di usabilità della mappa in modalità portrait (lo scroll da sinistra poteva essere erroneamente intercettato come swipe attivando la lista degli eventi)
  • corretti alcuni bug minori

già dalla versione precedente…

  • ottimizzato (anche) per iPad
  • possibilità di caricare ulteriori eventi verificatesi nei giorni precedenti
  • possibilità di esportare l’elenco degli eventi in formato KML verso altre app, ad es.Google Earth, Dropbox, etc.)

Feb 13 Gröden – Seiser Alm

taken on Sat, 9 Feb 2013 09:13:52 (CEST) in Castelrotto, Italy
[ iPhone 4S; 4.3 mm @ f/2.4 @ 1/400 sec @ 125 ISO ]

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