Sergio Ballestrero - Home page

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I am also a long time [[Wikipedia:Linux|Linux]] user and [[Wikipedia:Open-source software|Open Source]] advocate. You can find something more in [[OpenSource]] page.
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I am also a long time [[Wikipedia:Linux|Linux]] user and [[Wikipedia:Open-source software|Open Source]] advocate. You can find something more in [[OpenSource]] and [[Linux]] pages.
April 01, 2009, at 11:39 AM by sergio - contact, fmt
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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try my best.
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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try my best. I am mostly involved in the computational side of High Energy Physics (Monte Carlo, DAQ, Data Reduction), but I also enjoy hands-on work on detectors.
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* start working on [[ATLAS/]]
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* put back together a decent web site for myself.

There is a non-null probability that you were looking
for [[http://www.to.infn.it/~ballestr/|Alessandro "Sandro" Ballestrero]] instead...
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* finally, to put back together a decent web site for myself. But as you can see I never have time for it.

[-There is a non-null probability that you were looking for [[http://www.to.infn.it/~ballestr/|Alessandro "Sandro" Ballestrero]] instead. He is a theoretician working on HEP event generators.-]
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I am also a long time [[Wikipedia:Linux|Linux]] user and [[Wikipedia:Open-source software|Open Source]] advocate.

I strongly support the usage of Open Formats, like
[[Wikipedia:OpenDocument|OpenDocument]]; proprietary, non standard file formats are a major source of inconveniences for everybody - for Linux users like me and most people in our group, but also for Windows and Apple users, who are practically forced to buy MS Office.\\
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I am also a long time [[Wikipedia:Linux|Linux]] user and [[Wikipedia:Open-source software|Open Source]] advocate. You can find something more in [[OpenSource]] page.

I strongly support the usage of Open Formats, like [[Wikipedia:OpenDocument|OpenDocument]]; proprietary, non standard file formats are a major source of inconveniences for everybody - for Linux users like me
and most people in our group, but also for Windows and Apple users, who are practically forced to buy MS Office. There is nothing wrong in itself with a software company selling its products; what is wrong is the perpetuation of a monopoly, and the restriction of access to information.\\
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About politics, well, take [[http://politicalcompass.org/questionnaire.php|this test]] and [[http://politicalcompass.org/printablegraph.php?ec=-6.38&soc=-6.26|compare with mine]].
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* [[Ballestrero
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Contact details:\\
'''e-mail''': sergio
.ballestrero (at) cern.ch
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* [[Private.Sergio]]
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* [[Ballestrero.Private]]
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* configure, manage and use the [[Cluster:/|UJ Research Cluster]]
* mantain the [[BookCrystal]] software for the NA63 experiment at [[http://www.cern.ch|CERN]]
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* mantain the [[BookCrystal]] software for the LPM/CRYSTAL experiment at CERN
* learn something more about [[ComputingCluster/ComputingCluster|Computing Clusters and Grid]].
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Contact details:
* Users' Office at iThemba LABS - Gauteng
** Tel +27 11 351 7022
** Fax +27 11 351 7057
* Skype: sergio.ballestrero

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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try my best. I am working for the School of Physics of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try my best.
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* Office at Wits School of Physics
** Tel +27 11 717 6858
** Fax +27 11 717 6879
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* make the [[MineralPET/MineralPET]] work
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* make the [[MineralPET/MineralPET]] work, which includes lots of tinkering with [[DAQ]] stuff.
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* mantain the [[BookCrystal]] software for the LPM/CRYSTAL experiment at CERN
September 20, 2006, at 11:12 AM by sergio - new office
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* Office at Wits School of Physics
** Tel +27 11 717 6858
** Fax +27 11 717 6879
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August 08, 2006, at 12:20 AM by sergio - sandro
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There is a non-null probability that you were looking for [[http://www.to.infn.it/~ballestr/|Alessandro "Sandro" Ballestrero]] instead...
August 06, 2006, at 08:21 PM by sergio - other wikis
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Should you not have noticed yet, let me spell out that I love [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia|Wikipedia]].
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Should you not have noticed yet, let me spell out that I love [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia|Wikipedia]]. And also [[http://wiktionaryz.org|WiktionaryZ]], and [[http://en.wikibooks.org|WikiBooks]]
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* make the MineralPET work
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* make the [[MineralPET/MineralPET]] work
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* learn something more about Computing Clusters and Grid.
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* learn something more about [[ComputingCluster/ComputingCluster|Computing Clusters and Grid]].
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(:title Sergio Ballestrero - Home page:)
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 About politics, well, take [[http://politicalcompass.org/questionnaire.php|this test]] and [[http://politicalcompass.org/printablegraph.php?ec=-6.38&soc=-6.26|compare with mine]].
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About politics, well, take [[http://politicalcompass.org/questionnaire.php|this test]] and [[http://politicalcompass.org/printablegraph.php?ec=-6.38&soc=-6.26|compare with mine]].
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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try by best. I am working for the School of Physics of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try my best. I am working for the School of Physics of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
July 16, 2006, at 11:22 PM by sergio - politics
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 About politics, well, take [[http://politicalcompass.org/questionnaire.php|this test]] and [[http://politicalcompass.org/printablegraph.php?ec=-6.38&soc=-6.26|compare with mine]].
June 20, 2006, at 09:29 PM by sergio - 8x1000,5x1000
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Se sei un cittadino italiano come me, supporta la ricerca in Italia decidendo come impiegare una piccola parte dell'IRPEF che paghi:
* [[http://85.37.183.5/8x1000/index.htm|8 per mille alla ricerca]]
* [[http://www.to.infn.it/activities/schedules/Infn-5permille/infn-5permille.htm|5 per mille all'INFN]]

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 I am also a long time Linux user and Open Source evangelist.

 I strongly support the usage of Open Formats, like [[wikipedia:OpenDocument]]; proprietary, non standard file formats are a major source of inconveniences for everybody - for Linux users like me and most people in our group, but also for Windows and Apple users, who are practically forced to buy MS Office.\\
 If you value freedom and you don't want to contribute to the Digital Divide, pray, do not email, publish or otherwise distribute .DOC, .XLS or .PPT files.
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I am also a long time [[Wikipedia:Linux|Linux]] user and [[Wikipedia:Open-source software|Open Source]] advocate.

I strongly support the usage of Open Formats, like [[Wikipedia:OpenDocument|OpenDocument]]; proprietary, non standard file formats are a major source of inconveniences for everybody - for Linux users like me and most people in our group, but also for Windows and Apple users, who are practically forced to buy MS Office.\\
If you value freedom and you don't want to contribute to the [[Wikipedia:Digital Divide|Digital Divide]], pray, do not email, publish or otherwise distribute .DOC, .XLS or .PPT files.

Should you not have noticed yet, let me spell out that I love [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia|Wikipedia]]
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June 20, 2006, at 08:31 PM by sergio - OpenDoc rant
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 I am also a long time Linux user and Open Source evangelist.

 I strongly support the usage of Open Formats, like [[wikipedia:OpenDocument]]; proprietary, non standard file formats are a major source of inconveniences for everybody - for Linux users like me and most people in our group, but also for Windows and Apple users, who are practically forced to buy MS Office.\\
 If you value freedom and you don't want to contribute to the Digital Divide, pray, do not email, publish or otherwise distribute .DOC, .XLS or .PPT files.

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 Contact details:
* Users' Office at iThemba LABS - Gauteng
** Tel +27 11 351 7022
** Fax +27 11 351 7057
* Skype: sergio.ballestrero

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 I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try by best. I am working for the School of Physics of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.


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I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try by best. I am working for the School of Physics of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Currently, I am trying to:
* make the MineralPET work
* get a PhD
* learn something more about Computing Clusters and Grid.
* put back together a decent web site for myself.

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 I am a physicist. Or, at least, I try by best. I am working for the School of Physics of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

* Private/Sergio
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Let's start from fresh