Sasha Grey booksigning in Guadalajara

Every year the second biggest book faire in the world takes place in Guadalajara, called International Book Fair, or in spanish “Feria Internacional del Libro”. This year I attended for a couple hours, since my bookshelf has several unread books still, I...
Learn better by sharing your knowledge

Learn better by sharing your knowledge

Reading Sacha Chua’s blog post on testing what you know by sharing inspired me on how to practice some basic computer science skills I have not used much in a while but are very useful to have freshly in mind. I’ve been wanting to improve my computer...
Replaced my Galaxy Nexus with a Motorola X

Replaced my Galaxy Nexus with a Motorola X

When I woke up in the morning, it never crossed my mind that I was going to change my phone that day. I’ve been off contract for several months. If I wanted to go back in to contract, I would need a good deal since I was on an unlimited data plan that are no...
San Francisco Grant’s Tobacco shop closed

San Francisco Grant’s Tobacco shop closed

Grant’s tobacco shop, a historic landmark in San Francisco has closed. It was shocking to me to find out this way, walking all the way through market to suddenly have this sad view of the shop. I have good memories of the time I first encountered the shop, made...
Never give your work for free

Never give your work for free

There are many ways in which giving your work for free might help you. But, for me, it has hurt my business many times. I got a call from a friend of a friend, asking for my help on a web project that another web developer left unfinished (first red flag). I’ve...
6 Tips for Writing as a Habit

6 Tips for Writing as a Habit

Writing is one of the best habits you can have. It helps telling stories, preserving memories, and organizing thought in general. Here are some gathered tips that I’ll be trying these days to have writing as a habit: Write daily Whatever you are thinking about,...