Being on the majority side

Posted on June 23, 2019

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ― Mark Twain

Chaos

Posted on June 21, 2019

“Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos, I’m an agent of chaos , and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair.” -Jocker

Life

Posted on June 20, 2019

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” Hunter S. Thompson

Theory and practice of programming

Posted on June 20, 2019

Theory is when you know something, but it doesn’t work. Practice is when something works, but you don’t know why. Programmers combine theory and practice: Nothing works and they don’t know why.

The Man in the Arena – April 23, 1910

Posted on June 19, 2019

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds;Read More

Self worth

Posted on June 15, 2019

As long as you try to impress others, you are not convinced of your own strength. As long as you strive to be better than others, you are doubting your own worth. As long as you try to elevate yourself by lowering others, you are doubting your own greatness. Who is in peace with oneself doesn’t have to prove anything to others. Who knows one’s own worth doesn’t need validation. Who knows about one’s own greatness lets others keep theirs.Read More

Human consciousness

Posted on June 13, 2019

“I think human consciousness is a tragic misstep in evolution. We became too self-aware. Nature created an aspect of nature separate from itself. We are creatures that should not exist by natural law. We are things that labor under the illusion of having a self, a secretion of sensory experience and feeling programmed with total assurance that we are each somebody, when in fact everybody’s nobody. I think the honorable thing for our species to do is deny our programming;Read More

Optimism

Posted on June 12, 2019

Except for the inevitability of death, the fleetingness of love, the deterioration of time and the certainty of forgetting, I am quite optimistic in life. Source [ES] : https://reflexionesdeundiatrece.wordpress.com/

Beyond GDP

Posted on May 14, 2019

Society as such has reached a point of transition. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was a useful metric last century but now it causes more harm than good. GDP is harming our society and planet because as a metric it is unable to capture the different shades of the contemporary society. Like it or not, we belong to a society, and therefore it is our responsibility to push politicians to upgrade the metrics they use. The shortcomings of GDP (GrossRead More

Easy install of OpenVPN in Ubuntu

Posted on April 26, 2019

Sometimes it is useful to tunnel your connections through a server. Because it is located in a different country or simply to add an extra layer of security. What it is not always easy is to create the infrastructure. But that is solved now. So to create the credentials we simply need to run this line wget https://git.io/fj3wZ –no-check-certificate -O openvpn-install.sh; chmod +x openvpn-install.sh; sudo ./openvpn-install.sh The previous line downloads a bash script and then executes it to create theRead More