Uncovering some of the merits of text-based diagrams

~11 minutes to read

Every once in a short while, new digital technology comes out to iterate on existing products. Software targeting technical design (e.g., flowcharts) is no exception. Yet, there is still room to enjoy older tools that work simply… and simply work!

Building the next Facebook in a couple of weeks (as a humble experiment)

~27 minutes to read

To spice things up, I am posting a reformatted version of the report I wrote for a web development assignment done during the last year of a computer science degree at the undergraduate level. Facebook should remain a dominant social media platform for a little while longer…

A retrospective on creating an impractical little tool just for fun

~11 minutes to read

Sometimes, spending hundreds of hours on something that could easily have been achieved in a fraction of the time makes for a rewarding journey! While it’s important to be selective about where our attention goes in the first place, it matters equally to realize when the end of the rope is in sight so we can jump off the boat with good enough timing…