How Stadia/Luna might unwillingly save the TV and kill the consoles.

I remember the day I told my parents that, one day, they would be using the TV set to play something, instead of passively watching something with no interaction at all. It was 1995 and I understood that the evolution of videogames was not just going to stop at some…


This will hurt the economy more than the fear of contagion

I’ve been in lockdown since early March, despite the shelter at home being removed long time ago. Why? Because there is no real reason for a responsible person to risk his health and the other’s people one just to enjoy the old habits. …


Running iOS apps on your mac can be easily underestimated

If you are a MAC owner and you like games you know that your OSX-based machine doesn’t play well the role of a gaming station. …


We usually overlook the negative effect of news and the addiction it creates

News has been the solid anchor of the publishing business for years, entire companies were built on collecting, filtering, and publishing news to the masses. In our past, before the information age, information flow was difficult and slow, having a widely distributed network capable of delivering news to every single…


No lag, immense accessibility, great graphics and sounds, everything seems in favor of Stadia but…

I was a skeptic of Stadia, being in my 40s, and having been playing videogames since I was 5, I was not able to accept the fact that we could achieve real-time performance with streaming. But I work in computer science and I firmly believe that there is no industry…


Games might be the key to the future of music industry revenues

I don’t know who Travis Scott is, and to be honest, I do not care, but I found mind-blowing that Epic Games hosted a live concert into its main platform Fortnite.

Yes, Fortnite! The popular Epic Games product that mixes First-person-shooter, battle royale and Minecraft to engage millions of people……


How Simon Sinek’s golden circle video, at the right time, ignited a deep change that improved my life

This story is about a simple talk that was able to align all the elements that I needed to move my abilities to the next step: how the golden circle helped me become a better tech leader.

The time I discovered “the Golden Circle”

My company’s product was (and still is) VERY innovative, much ahead of the…


Game streaming services are the best chance to get back into the lucrative public cloud business

In case you are wondering: yes, the thumbnail is correct! Let me explain why you should look at Stadia as a Netflix competitor.

Google’s Cloud challenge

Creating, maintaining and growing a public cloud business is an enormous investment, but it can be worth it if you believe (like I do) that public cloud…


Why starting from the title and finishing with the title is a good strategy to create better articles

As part of my job I’ve launched a company’s tech blog and helped my fellow engineers to understand the quality and value of their creations by writing articles about them. One of the things I’ve learned from that experience is that I had to define a process and an article…


Having no children changed the way I am preparing for my death

black and white picture of a man lost in thoughts in front of a window

Having a family with at least two children is a “social obligation”, it’s our contribution to the future of humankind, but at the same time, it often becomes a reason to face though life decisions without looking for your own reasons.

I’m not in any way suggesting that being childless…

Dario De Agostini

Launched a successful company in his 20es. Moved to USA in his 40es to pursue his dreams. Passionate, childless husband that loves to write.

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