It’s a lot of fun to take a peek at improvised home offices set up by reporters, actors, politicians, and people on TV. It adds some sort of warmth and coziness to the news, even if reality is crude and difficult…Continue reading “The reality virus”
It’s nice to see everyone trying to help and do something about this virus, but I honestly don’t think we can change much by posting more stuff on social networks.
Now is the time when we need our governments, doctors, and scientists doing their best work ever…Continue reading “Do your best work”
Some time ago, as an experiment, I decided to use an iPad Pro as my primary computing device. Expectations were low, so I kept my laptop in a drawer and gave it a chance for a couple of weeks.
Working on an iPad seemed ingenious and weird, and several people asked about how I was supposed to write code or do actual work on “that thing,” to which I replied, “I have no idea.”
Four months later, I have not missed my laptop at all. It took me a while to find the right apps…Continue reading “Life with the iPad Pro”
There is nothing better than giving yourself time not to do anything so that you can do a bunch of things without obligation.
In the past week, I have read two books, updated two apps, started with a new idea, learned about SwiftUI, wrote two articles, picked up my mountain bike again, reconnected with my family and friends, rewrote my CV, slept for 16 hours straight and ate and sleep whenever I felt like it.Continue reading “Find yourself some time”
There are thousands of iOS development books flying around. Still, many are outdated, incomplete, or not the best option (not to say mediocre), so whether if you are starting with iOS development or want to improve your skills, this is an excellent place to start…Continue reading “My iOS development book list”
After two years, today is my last day here. I joined back in March 2018 to lead the Mobile Discipline and later on became Head of Development for the Bogotá Delivery Unit.
As in any other job, there were ups and downs, difficult conversations, decisions, and problems to solve but also a great number of learning opportunities, challenges, and a handful of new friends.
Thank you to the ones that supported me with the cool things, to the ones that challenged me, and were always straightforward and direct, and thank you all for teaching me something every day.
It’s been a great ride.
Seven hundred days ago, I quit my job at Globant to join Endava, and it’s time to do it again. Most people think that two years is too little to do something (especially on a management role) and therefore the decision comes with lots of noise and questions, but, should it be that way?
I’m 41 years old, and according to ‘social standards on employment’, I should be already thinking about settling down and securing my pension. For many of you, that might work out, but it simply sounds boring on this side of the screen.Continue reading “Switching jobs does not have to be painful”