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21Apr Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique is a time management technique that can be used with pretty much any daily activity. You can read more about it on the official site, but the basic unit of work in the Pomodoro Technique can be split in five simple steps: Choose a task to be accomplished Set the Pomodoro to 25 minutes (the […]

02Dec SAPO Codebits

Tomorrow I’ll be heading to Lisbon, attending Codebits, a 3 day conference organized by SAPO. Despite the late inscription, I’ve been accepted and since this is my first year attending, I’m really looking forward to it. The place is looking great, ready to accommodate 3 days of hacking by 600 attendees. You can check the […]

14May Angels & Demons

Just watched Angels & Demons. The story is still very similar to the book, Dan Brown’s masterpiece, which I’ve also read and loved. The soundtrack scores high points in creating a suspense environment. Well, no spoilers here, just try it yourself. A must watch for everyone.

21Mar Jason Mraz

After being really busy in the last months, I’ve finally got some time to myself and bought tickets for Jason Mraz at Coliseu do Porto. It was awesome! It started with two supporting bands, but the sound was really lousy, despites that, the music was nice. I admit that I was really surprised when Jason […]

31May Big Buck Bunny

And it’s out! The second open source powered movie, made from Blender, has been released. I’m already downloading it, from bittorrent, and anxious to watch it! Obviously, the download is completely free, but you can choose to order the DVD to support the team and the next open movie. If you’re wandering, the first open […]

25May Cube Craft

Ever felt the need to go back to your younger year and make some paper toys? CubeCraft is here for those of you! The idea is simple: download the image, print it, cut, fold and it’s done. You don’t even need glue. I’ve made two of them, and they really rock! Have fun!