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Stat tracking and stat tracking bullshit

Recently I dropped Google Analytics in favor of a self hosted system. I’m using Piwik hosted at acst.at domain, which is hosted on the same server as lanoiadimuu.it, this way it shouldn’t case that annoying “waiting for domain blablabla.com” that slow down most sites.
I use it to count visitors and keep track of most interesting pages and I swear I’m not selling nor doing anything shady with that data. In case you don’t want to be tracked head over acst.at, where you can install an opt-out cookie. You can even use your browser Do Not Track global setting or any noscript or tracker-blocking plugins (Adblock, NoScript, Ghostery, etc).

I you follow my blog, you may have noticed I no longer use Disqus comment system on my blog. I used to use it to allow easier commenting on WordPress, but it turned out it was tracking stats in a shady way. On their cookie policy they state they use Google Analytics but they are clearly using another domain (scorecardresearch.com), not Google’s google-analytics.com. SCS is probably from a legit stat tracking company, but there is no way to rule this out on my blogs and the misleading way Disqus use to promote it is fucked up. I know it’s a free service and they have to make their money somehow, but I care for easy internet privacy and decided to disable that plugin, for your and for my safety. I liked it, and I will surely start to use again when it will work with no third party tracker, maybe using other kinds of monetization.

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Invisible in plain sight

Looks like there’s a girl who’s trying to organize a dinner event with all twenty-five years old in my town.
She wasn’t able to find me or my girlfriend, both twenty-five, on Facebook and posted there my name so people could help her finding me.

Looks like googling “Andrea Giorgio Cerioli” doesn’t give enough results about me. In the first page only there are links to both my blogs, my Gplus profile and my Youtube channel, with some random stuff about another Andrea Cerioli, who happens to be in this running Italian Big Brother.

I still live in this town, my parents live in the same house I used to, I always shop groceries at the same places at the same time. And most of my peers know all these things.

I’ve had to be contacted by mail and phone by two friends, 200km and 6000km from me, to tell me about that.
I like NOT being on Facebook: Everyone still knows me or what I do, but I’m fucking hard to reach, it’s almost like being invisible in my own town. 😀

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Game Development

A Flappy Bird clone

I know I missed the Flappy Jam, I didn’t absolutely care about it. I had some time and I decided to make a parody game about the fucks I gave about it. Actually, I neved player Flappy Bird myself and I made this game by copy pasting some graphics and watching a couple Youtube video about the game.
You can play it here. Hope you enjoy.

Flying Fuck Screen