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Work

When people become CPUs

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Joining a consultancy company in Portugal? Your mileage may vary.

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Life

A friend instead of a pet

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It all started when I found a cat inside my closet.

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Life

Get together, Get efficient

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Context

Residential areas called suburbs are built around cities’ borders. Likewise, industrial areas and offices where pushed even farther and are usually built in the middle of nowhere, since those lands are cheaper. The average family’s quality of life improved substantially (not much in these last years) and each family now owns a house and at least one car.

Problem

Everyone lives away from work and everyday there’s an exodus of people from home to work and back again. The total costs of commuting are huge and diverse (e.g. time, energy, quality of life, productivity, sustainability).

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Technology Thoughts

Minecraft, a metaphor of life

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A month ago, I had a strong emotional breakdown. Yesterday, I was missing playing Minecraft.

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Thoughts

Black holes are the universe’s antidepressants

photo credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_Hole_Milkyway.jpg
photo credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_Hole_Milkyway.jpg

It turns out that black holes also die; they just take a LONG time. Like a billion times the age of the universe, multiplied by billions times. But while they are dying they do a curious thing.