Category: Featured

A Home Away From Home

It has been more than a year ( my first post was on the 27th of August, 2022, to be precise) that I have been blogging on Vivaldi. I began in last August and have not given up on blogging despite the regular hiccups of…

By Lopamudra Bandyopadhyay-Chattopadhyay

Be professional, man!

I am watching for some time the behavior of Mr. Musk, the owner of X.com (or Twitter). Watching can be useful especially when one wants to learn something from what one sees. And his recent involvement in the discussion…

By Cezar

My Silly Project

All over the Internet are people who spew their opinions and pretend that they are actual facts. And many of the same people review or "react" to pop culture is that is almost as old as I am. …

By mylesryden

Going Old School

Our lives seem to have radically changed with the advent of the smartphone. Personally speaking, I liked the dumb phone (the one with the typing keypad) much better. I still have one which I would love to carry with me…

By Lopamudra Bandyopadhyay-Chattopadhyay

Whatever happened to ...

… mousepads? Looking down at my workspace, I see this.…

By dougpete

Becoming the Master of the Game

My wife and I are tabletop role playing gamers (TTRPG). We enjoy getting together with friends, telling stories, pretending to be new people for a while, and telling stories. It's a good way for all of us to make the…

By cynical13

My bucket list: 13 things I plan to do before I die

In Russian, we don't have a special term to name something you would like to do before you die, and it's a little weird. Maybe, Russians are too depressed to think about death more often than necessary, but for me, the…

By Alex Semёnov

How to Debate

The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.…

By Cezar

Reading a binary watch, tips & tricks

I first learnt binary as a kid at school and on a few (admittedly rare) occasions it has been useful to know it for my day job (since I work in IT). However these days, it is primarily just something I use to read my…

By ruario

Whatever happened to ...

… studded winter tires? I was actually going to talk about snow tire commercials as they used to be everywhere this time of year but I haven’t seen a single one. However, the local tire place had a radio commercial so…

By dougpete

Once Again

Once again I walk in silent rooms and gloomy galleries. Dark portraits gaze from gilded frames at tragic ghosts who walk through walls in fruitless quest to escape this place of shuttered light and time forever…

By toomuchrose

Autumn

I notice it, I notice it immediately. Something about the quality of the air, you might say. I'm not sure what, but something. Something in the vibration of things, in the specific way of vibration of…

By mcastel