Personal

  • We need insights, not data (19 April 2022)
    Gauges and graphs attract software engineers like honey for bees. We spend hours implementing distributed logging solutions or monitoring systems, and still we have a hard time understanding what's going on.
  • They'll probably make it anyway: bulk editing Garmin data (26 March 2022)
    Users have needs. They want to get things done when using software. If what they have is not satisfactory, they'll get creative.
  • When too many choices are harmful (15 February 2022)
    I tend to be lazy and pragmatic when it comes to choices. It's also true that being exposed to too many options stresses me producing a negative result. I end up refusing to choose.
  • Do I still need a smart watch? (27 December 2021)
    I feel misplaced sometimes. People around me, apparently, happily buy a lot of things I find completely useless. Every time I look at my wish list I only find good reasons to not buy something. Am I missing something crucial? What do I really need?