First 21K for 2019

Today, I finished my first 21K run for 2019. This move was partially inspired by the fact that I haven't really run a distance much longer than 10-15K for the last 6 months. The other part though, was that I got into a challenge with my colleagues, using a clever…

Walk, people, walk!

Every day you manage to walk to and from your job, instead of driving or taking the public transport, is a day worth enjoying! Walk, people, walk!…

Joined the Alfred Club 🔍

Last week, I finally bought the full license for Alfred. I have been looking at Alfred for several years now, never really coming to the impulsive decision to actually buy the license. I have been relatively happy with what Launchbar offers, event in the free version, but Alfred Workflows are…

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There are certain podcasts, which I’ve mostly listened to while running. The thing is, every time I listen to any of them while not running, my mind immediately shifts back to the trail. I guess, this makes me a slightly more developed version of Pavlov’s Dog 😂…

My Baby Steps with Go

Last week, I made my first tentative foray into Go programming. My company uses Go in a couple of projects, but although I have heard many positive things about the language, so far I have tried to stay away from it. The mere thought that Go is a 21st Century…

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Blog style update: This morning, I changed a few of the styles that display micro-posts. Thanks to reader feedback, I realized that people would often confuse micro-posts with quotes, so I removed the blockquote dependency, and instead tried to make micro-post styles more prominent. Hope that this improves the readability.…

Re: Talk, Then Code

My response to Talk, then code by Dave Cheney: I cannot emphasize how important communication is in today's IT industry. In fact, if they paid me a penny for every time I have hurt someone's ego over code, I would be a millionaire. It is not pleasant. I know, I…

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The first signs of Spring are here. Perhaps, too soon, but for whatever it's worth, enjoy the ☀️ while you can!…