Individuals are its constituents but as a whole, it acts as one. Society is a subject that is often associated with social behavior and the impact of the individual on the group. This section explores ideas on society with a general guideline: evolving to a better self.

It is possible for this category to contain edgy or controversial ideas. That is why the articles must be read with openness. These thoughts are just thoughts; they should never be pondered without their context. Always check the date of each content.

2024: My pledge for the next ten years and beyond

Posted Sunday January 28, 2024

Let’s switch gears, shall we? After almost thirty years of existence, I keep noticing how disorganized everything is. We have over-specialized across the board, injected technology and buzzwords and failed to take care of our people. Ownership, community, personal freedoms and the environment are receding every day. People are being squeezed and revolutions have become mundane. The advancement of technology was thrilling in the aughts, then the blooming of personal computing in the tens. This decade, AI is making waves and is likely do so for the rest of it. Doesn’t it feel like scarcity is setting in?

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Bomb shell: What am I being paid?

Posted Sunday December 17, 2023

Oh no! What have I done?! Yes, we will be talking money, I am going to break the fourth wall. I believe that people must be fairly compensated and work in an environment that suits their style. Whether you personally know me or not, this is an opportunity to learn how much I make and position yourself in this market. And if you’re a recruiter casually passing by my profile, please use this data responsibly.

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Engineering, five years in

Posted Friday August 05, 2022

We have done so much, yet we have so much to do Remember five years ago, when I was about to get my engineering degree? Well those five years flew by and I feel like I made significant progress from that time, yet I’m humbled that there is still so much to learn.

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The day the social network shut down forever

Posted Sunday November 21, 2021

The social network has now become too niche to justify its existence and has finally shut down… Remember these good times you had? The baby photos, the cute animals and landscapes, the memes and jokes, the birthdays, Christmases, New Years and other seasonal posts from your friends, family and acquaintances you met once at a party. They are all gone, now. All the hours you poured into making your profile picture and background admirable, the ones and zeroes you flooded the virtual world with by sending reactions, posts, pictures, videos and your data. The moments of panic you experienced when...

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If you create knowledge, do it for free

Posted Monday November 02, 2020

Walled gardens and pretty flowers I suppose I have been one of these numerous people to sport a Medium blog back in the day. I am not too proud about it since I am an avid consumer of blog posts and subject to more and more of Medium’s limitations. You surely have seen those too, around the corner of a React post or a rant about some hyped technology. I am here talking about pay-to-read and other fantasies.

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Engineering, seen by a newcomer

Posted Tuesday July 18, 2017

Words of notice: This is a slightly edited repost from an article I published on my previous blog. In three months, I will be a web engineer… After decades of computer science advances, there still have hurdles to overcome to make the field move forward. The future for engineers of all domains has never been so bright but it would be inadvisable to fret; it is not always what one might expect.

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