The vertical bar screen of death ... the story of an unexpected win-win

2018-09-21 Software-Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

Last year I spend some time and money to “renovate” my old 17-inch Macbook Pro (remember the good old times … when Apple was ... Read More

Happy 4th of July!!! Or ... how to take advantage of an opportuunity!

2016-07-10 Personal TEDN Nerdy

A long weekend in San Francisco (Jul., 4th - Independence Day), great weather and nothing to do? I smell opportunity! Opportunity to do something that ... Read More

X-Mas Project 3: Install Source Code Pro (again) - And make Emacs use it (again)

2014-12-29 Software-Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

It is not a secret ... I like Source Code Pro! A couple of weeks ago I got myself a new MacBook Air (and resisted the temptation to get the 13-inch ... Read More

X-Mas Project 1: Pebble Hello World 2.0 - The companion edition (with Android, Scala, Macroid)

2014-12-29 Software-Engineering Nerdy Scala Mobile

I love Christmas!!! My wife turns the house into the home of all homes, I get to see my all (or at least most of) my friends and ... I get to work on ... Read More

X-Mas Project 2: Building a "FlieWaTuet" - Using Mignon :)

2014-12-29 Personal Nerdy

Warning!!! This has nothing to do with Scala or Software Engineering in general. Read at your own risk :). Ok, I admit it: This post is a little bit ... Read More

Scala, Android and BLE, because ...

2014-07-27 Software-Engineering Mobile Scala Nerdy

... everything is better with bluetooth :). Originally I was thinking to do a presentation, but Martin convinced me to turn my talk for the Scala ... Read More

HTC One Mini ... does it make Sense?

2014-04-01 Personal Mobile Nerdy

Update 2004-04-02: The first nightlies for M4 got released on CyanogenMod. Testing now ... --- The short answer is: NO! At least not in my case ... Read More

FlightFest @ Gilt ... Location, Location, Location ...

2013-09-27 Personal Nerdy

Psssttt ... don't tell anybody, but ... at Gilt it is not always about work and writing great code. Sometimes we like to party. Especially when ... Read More

Charting some KPIs ... how hard can it be?

2013-05-10 Software-Engineering Management Culture Nerdy

In the last couple of weeks I was working on an initiative to make all the Gilt Tech KPIs available in one place. There are lots of dashboard ... Read More

Sometimes small things make a big difference ... using Source Code Pro with Emacs

2012-11-10 Software-Engineering Nerdy

<outing alarm>I love my emacs.</outing alarm> Sometimes small things can make a big difference. Like a dot. You can put it at the end of ... Read More