Tagged "personal"

More Rust Stuff

I keep learning about Rust and I have found really interesting bits all over the place.

Joplin for Note Taking

Note taking is very important to me. I keep everything in my notes, from ideas for blog posts like this one, to code snippets, to web pages, to plans of never started businesses, and so much more.

No Cookie Popup

After eight months of playing with this pure HTML website, the only thing I can say is: why didn’t I do this sooner?

The End of the Tunnel?

From a Swiss perspective it would be easy to think that the COVID-19 crisis is reaching its end.

Vaccines and Software Developers

I am a bit tired and disappointed by the attitude of many in our industry, people supposedly eager to test new technologies and “move the human race forward”.

A Compilation of Old Blog Posts

Looking inside some old archives I came across my first attempt at a book.

Ham Is to Hamsters

I published my first web page in the server of my university.

COVID-19 Vaccination Progress

The (low) speed of the COVID-19 vaccination in Switzerland is infuriating.

Growing as a Developer

You will outlive IDEs. At some point you’ll find them bloated, slow, clunky.

Pascal

From 2013 to 2019 I lived in a small town, thirty minutes north of Zürich by train, called Schaffhausen.

Teaching

In November 2015 I attended the DO iOS conference in Amsterdam.

Mentors

I have had the tremendous chance of working with incredible programmers through the ages.

Opinionated

Programming is a very opinionated activity. Unfortunately, those opinions are seldom based on facts, and most of them are futile, and lead to stupid arguments on Reddit or Hacker News or the comments section of a blog.

Thirty Years

As the taxi rushed away from my old home along Avenida del Libertador, I looked through the rear windshield for one last time.

Touch Typing

Probably the single most important skill that has always helped me when dealing with computers is the ability to type without looking at the keyboard.

Programmable Calculators

As far as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by computers.

How to Desperately Suck at Cliches

I was born in Argentina. This fact, all by itself, provides a rather unlimited amount of smiles in every person I meet.

VSHN.timer

Since August 2019 I took the duty of publishing a weekly series of blog posts called “VSHN․timer".

Reboot

I started my first blog in December 2004. But that was not my first website.

A Quest For A Better World

This is the presentation I gave at the third App Builders Conference in Lugano, Switzerland, April 17th, 2018.

The Developer Guide to Migrate Across Galaxies

This is the presentation I gave at the second App Builders Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25th, 2017.

Being A Developer After 40

This is the talk I gave at App Builders Switzerland on April 25th, 2016.