Currently I’m putting some effort into developing photography skills, using my not-quite-professional-looking and definitely way-below-professional-shooting camera, Kodak AZ651. It’s a camera that I accidentally got at an electronics store in Rethymno back in 2016, it took me many years to finally figure out how to use some of the basic modes and settings, and it feels really good now that I can more or less predict the outcome before making a shot. That said, there’s a lot more to learn, and I’m really looking forward to getting the best out of living close to the Alps.

At day, I’m at the stickies-on-a-board company, working on words and letters, and figuring out a way to make it speak tongues to the users via so many different channels. It’s a tough challenge, — especially considering how frequently teams ship things, — but one I’m enjoying a lot.

At night, I study Dart and Flutter, a pretty powerful toolset for developing cross-platform apps. My goal is to build up just enough skills to create 12 small apps that don’t suck (life out of the device’s battery), for my personal use. I have very specific tasks to do, and some of them can’t be done with any of existing apps without making trade-offs I’m hesitating to make. The whole idea of building small apps kinda feels like end-user programming, but also actual programming. I stole the idea from one of the episodes of the Corecursive podcast, but forgot which one.

Between day and night, I lazily study jazz harmony, though not as intense since our little one was born back in December 2021.

It’s been quite a blast being in one of the recent waves of people moving over to Mastodon, hit me up at if you’d like to chat about web tech and software, or at if you’re into heavy music.

The page was last updated in January 2023.

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