10 Ways In Which Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting Our Lives

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Lately I spent a lot of time brushing up my programming skills. On top of blockchain and cryptography, which were already on the table, so to speak, I also studied artificial intelligence. I find this domain absolutely fascinating, but for reasons slightly different than the mainstream opinions on AI. To make a long story short, … Read more 10 Ways In Which Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting Our Lives

The Chevalier In The Supermarket

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The year is 1448 and the city is Berlin, Germany. Although the proper name, at that time, for this settlement, should probably be Berlin-Colln. An eclectic conglomerate of peasants, guilds members and freshly made aristocracy, where the second emperor of the Margraviate of Brandenburg, Frederick II Irontooth, decided to start the construction of his new … Read more The Chevalier In The Supermarket

One Year After Moving To Spain

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Today, October 15th 2019, marks the first anniversary of moving to Spain. Exactly one year ago, me and my partner, Raluca, flew from Bucharest to Valencia with just two suitcases each. I refrained from writing about this experience, for various reasons. As a matter of fact, I refrained from posting too often on this blog … Read more One Year After Moving To Spain

The “Happy Tourist Bias” And Why This Might Be Good For You

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Working from coffee shops has its perks. I’ve been doing it for more than 10 years now (before it was cool and even before Starbucks thought to brand their coffee shops as “the third space” – the one you use in between “home” and “work”). Sometimes it’s too noisy, of course, sometimes it’s too crowded … Read more The “Happy Tourist Bias” And Why This Might Be Good For You

Optimizing Work From Coffee Shops – A Primer

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As a digital nomad, I always prefer to work from a coffee shop, rather than from a coworking space. I don’t have anything against working from coworking spaces, to be honest, and, sometimes, I go test a new space or I try to participate in the events organized by them. It’s just that working from … Read more Optimizing Work From Coffee Shops – A Primer

Fallas – The Purifying Effect Of Loud Noises

The decision to leave Romania for another country was taken during 2017. I just knew that I had to leave. But the actual process materialized at the end of 2018. Partially because there were quite a few loose ends that I still had to take care of back in Romania, and partially because I didn’t … Read more Fallas – The Purifying Effect Of Loud Noises