Category: Misc

  • Seamless offline docs

    This combination of Zeal and Atom (with the dash package) seems to just work, and help you set up a seamless offline docs experience.

  • Afuega’l Pitu

    Saturday occupation: eating spicy cheese made of cow milk and paprika.

  • Shelter from the Storm

    Mars soundtrack (the National Geographic tv-show) is fantastic. Nick Cave is just the perfect voice to convey that feeling of exploration and fear. Moon, Interstellar, The Martian, etc; it seems sci-fi movies got an appreciation for soundtracks that have a major role in the film – and I enjoy that. As much as I like Cave’s main […]

  • Touch typing in Dvorak

    On November 2016 I had a free month between jobs. Apart from some resting, reading, and general preparations for my new adventure, I still had quite a bit of free time to do new things or build good habits. It was while cleaning my office that I found a keyboard I had bought a couple of years […]

  • Turns out algorithms are racists

    «Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.» — Melvin Kranzberg’s six laws of technology One of the things I was very into a decade ago was studying the intertwine between technology, culture, and society. From those years, I developed a sensitivity about my role as an engineer, or as an enabler of […]

  • In this paper, we make the case that the high-productivity digital firms are starting to generate a new middle class. It’s a virtuous circle. Consumers flock to those firms because they offer lower prices and better service. Workers migrate there from low-productivity firms because the high-productivity firms offer better wages for the same occupations—and, often, […]

  • Fun with basic

    I’ve found this written by a kid at the centre for computer history, in Cambridge.

  • Punting at Cam bridge

    Punting at Cam bridge.

  • Crafting interpreters

  • El día antes de la revolución

    Saturday’s occupations.