This book was the Reading Club assignment for January 2019. The magician’s assistant, by Ann Patchett, is a family story under odd circumstances. Set around the same time it was published (1997), it touches topics that were part of the life of many, although not part of the mainstream news at the time: violence in […]
This book was the Reading Club assignment for December 2018. This is a character-driven story. Jules and Nicole are successful by most standards: they are wealthy, well-known, and have family and friends. They are also suffering an inner transformation. Jules’s parents have recently passed away and that event is the catalyst that pushes him to […]
A review of William Maxwell’s book.
This book was the Reading Club assignment for June 2018, the last before the summer hiatus. This is a thriller that builds slowly. Rachel is the main character, she’s a depressed, mentally unstable, and alcoholic woman that can’t cope with having lost her husband to another woman. Megan is also lost and has her own difficulties to find […]
This book was the Reading Club assignment for May 2018. Lately, I felt the urge to read fiction again, after a long time focused on tech and non-fiction. I was also looking to widen my perspectives and stay away from sci-fi for a bit. I found an English Reading Club ran by the neighborhood public […]
I’ve been working from home for more than 3 years now, and my setup has gone through several iterations – the current one is i4. After joining Automattic, I was encouraged to think about my office setup. The company sponsors the kind of high-quality office perks that you’ll expect in companies at this level, and […]
This is part of the invitation I was sent to join Automattic. I accepted. Today marks my first day as an automattician, and I am excited to become part of this family. My day-to-day will be filled with the joys and woes of programming but under Automattic’s creed, I feel safe, motivated and happy to […]
Acabo de participar en la campaña de crowfunding de CALIFACTOS, de Juan. Una serie de calendarios y tarjetas navideñas realizadas a partir de objetos pictórico-sonoros que ha ido creando a lo largo de este año. Os dejo que él mismo os los presente: Algún amigo ha definido los CALIFACTOS como “fogonazos”, otros de “destellos fugaces”, […]
Hoy mismo me he convertido en patrocinador de Eŭropano. El compromiso económico inicial es por 6 meses, hasta primavera de 2017. Durante ese tiempo y de manera mensual aportaré 5€ al proyecto. La razón por la que lo hago es que comparto la filosofía del proyecto: crear una esfera pan-europea de debate y acceso a […]
Hace unas semanas he cumplido mi vuelta al Sol número 34. ¿Qué ha pasado en todo este tiempo? Lo resumo con este post, para mi yo futuro y porque recordar todo lo que uno ha hecho ayuda a no perder la perspectiva.