By Adrian Kosmaczewski, since 2004. Updates every Friday.

The Recruitment Lottery

Finding a job as a software engineer is a lottery. You will find lots of contradicting advice online, and what I’m doing here is adding my grain of salt to this big cacophony that is the world of technical recruiting.

Dart is Boring

Lately, I’ve been playing with Dart, the programming language powering the cross-platform Flutter UI framework.

On Being a Generalist

There is a lot of discussion online these days about the relative benefits (and drawbacks) of being a generalist software developer.

Live Streaming

Lately, I’ve started to stream some live events on YouTube on behalf of VSHN.

My Biggest Failure

Although not my preferred genre, there’s a few business books I’ve read that I reread a few times, and I keep recommending them again and again.

Fortune Apps

As part of my work in VSHN, I lately prepared a set of demo applications ready to be containerized and deployed in our new product APPUiO Cloud.

Swiss Army

The war caused by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is shaking the foundations of Swiss neutrality.

Cardfile.exe

I started using Windows 11 recently. It’s changed a lot since the last time I used Windows professionally (those were the times of Windows XP, almost 20 years ago).

Open Spaces

Somewhere in the 60’s, something terrible happened. Someone, out of hatred and ignominy, tore down the walls of his or her office, and showed to the corporate world a new way of working.

Migrating from WordPress to Hugo

I’ve been migrating old blog posts (2004-2014) to this blog lately, and you can find them by clicking the “Next” button at the bottom of the index.

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