Travelling Internationally While COVID-19

2020 wasn’t a normal year. Period. Australian fires, Kobe Bryant’s death, COVID-19, a massive monkey brawl in Thailand… But, yes, specially COVID-19.     Covid-19 has brought world’s aviation and tourism industries to their knees, travel restrictions are everywhere and people around the world are in lockdowns. We are in 2021, and still the majority […]


How And Why I Built A Remote Business

I’ve been working since I was 16 years old, first at a moving company, a couple of junk food joints, a sports shop, an electronics store… then I moved to Australia and enjoyed some roles as web developer and software engineer (shout-out to my employers!).     Overall, turns out I’m (touch wood) quite lucky […]


Entrevista con Robert Walters acerca de Alibaba Cloud

El miércoles 15 de julio Robert Walters me entrevistó, en directo, sobre la presencia del Cloud de Alibaba, y las oportunidades que ofrece este tipo de tecnología en general a aquellas empresas que estén poniendo en marcha planes de digitalización, expansión internacional e innovación.   Vídeo de la entrevista A continuación os dejo el vídeo […]


Cuajada o Mamia en Australia

Al igual que sucede con el tomate frito, la cuajada o mamia es una cosa tan del norte de España como la trikitixa o el cachopo. Y es algo que también descubrí después de buscar, sin suerte, este postre que nos vuelve locos especialmente en el País Vasco.     Eroski, Danone, Santi, Ultzama, Goshua… […]



Building a DIY foldable hobo stove

For some time I’ve been trying to build my own EDC (everyday carry) kit for different situations. One of the requirements is to be able to boil water (to cook or to clean water). For this I tried to build a small alcohol “can” stove, but although itself if light, I need to carry some […]



Impermeabilizar Cerillas

Cuando vas al monte en invierno, corres el riesgo de quedar empapado de agua. Uno de los principales inconvenientes es el no poder hacer fuego porque tus herramientas quedan inservibles cuando se mojan. Una solución clásica es llevar encima cerillas/fósforos impermeables (a prueba de agua). Lo normal es que este tipo de cerillas sean caras […]


Tomate Frito en Australia

Pues sí, el tomate frito es una cosa tan española como Manolo Escobar. Y es algo que descubrí después de buscar, sin suerte, esta salsa de tomate que tanto nos gusta en el país de la paella. Mercadona, Orlando, Solís, Eroski, Dia, Carrefour… Por desgracia, nada de eso existe en Australia y ninguna de esas […]





IoT with Alibaba Cloud [Meetup]

Introduction to Alibaba Cloud’s IoT platform and discussion of different use-cases. Hear how to leverage the IoT platform to create the next-gen gadgets. 5.30pm – 5.45pm Welcome and Networking 5.45pm – 6.45pm Introduction to IoT Platform, Demo 6.45pm – ~ Networking over some food and drinks after the Meetup   IoT with Alibaba Cloud Friday, […]


My Alibaba Cloud Story

Last week, as part of being part of the Alibaba Cloud MVP family, I had the opportunity to enjoy  a phone interview with James Fitzgerald, a passionate of cloud computing San Franciscan who currently works as Global Cloud Training Specialist at Alibaba’s HQ in Hangzhou, totally a cloud “evangelist” as is said nowadays. After the chat, […]


Going Serverless with Alibaba Cloud [Meetup]

Introduction to Alibaba Cloud’s Serverless platform and discussion of different use-cases. Hear how to leverage the Serverless platform to create the next-gen applications. 5.30pm – 5.45pm Welcome and Networking 5.45pm – 6.45pm Introduction to Serverless Platform, Demo 6.45pm – ~ Networking over Pizza and drinks after the Meetup   Going Serverless with Alibaba Cloud Friday, […]