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!
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 :)
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?
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 ...
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