'General' Category

  • Responsible buying

    February 13, 2012

    You may be asking what prompted me to write about anything other than code (disregarding the fact that my last post was written quite a while ago.) Let me tell you. I often debate general issues on my twitter account (sometimes in english, sometimes in my mother tongue, spanish.) Some of these debates end up […]

  • Seven Things You Don’t Know About Me (MEME)

    January 7, 2009

    An interesting meme, I was tagged by Jeff Loiselle I once worked a full day serving beverages and hamburguers to a lot of people who were attending the agricultural exposition at La Rural. The issue was that out of every burger / soda we served, me and my friends would get one for ourselves. Not […]

  • How a one week getaway turns into a month vacation

    May 6, 2008

    So there we were, planning a one week getaway to Munich for Oktoberfest. Drinking all that fine beer and coming back to wonderful Germany sounded like a great idea. So great, that we’ve been extending our plan by days at a time. If we can change our return flight, we are now looking at a […]

  • A german in Cricava

    March 12, 2008

    Up until yesterday, and for the last month, we’ve been housing a fellow IT geek from Germany. He goes by the name of Daniel, and he’s quite an energetic and fun person to hang out with. Here you can see him with yours truly (and a very nice caipirinha waiting for me) That same night […]

  • Understanding LOST sequence of numbers

    October 1, 2006

    Anyone who’s a fan of LOST is familiar with a sequence of numbers: 4 8 15 16 23 42. These are the numbers that almost connect all strange things in the series. During the second season of LOST it was revealed that the numbers are the code that must be entered into the computer located […]

  • Argentina on the Basketball World Championship

    August 25, 2006

    Argentina has started the basketball world championship the best way possible. They finished first in their zone with a perfect 5-0 record, and are currently waiting to play New Zealand on the first match of the play offs this Friday. Yesterday, Carlos Delfino led a fourth quarter rally by Argentina as they recovered from a […]

  • Loose Change 2nd Edition, a documentary about 9/11

    June 28, 2006

    Thanks to Diego, I have just finished watching a very interesting documentary called Loose Change, produced by Korey Rowe, Dylan Avery, and Jason Bermas. It certainly raises some serious questions about the real facts of what happend before, during, and after September 11, 2001. I strongly recommend you take a look, even if you are […]

  • An interesting way to protest against pulpmill pollution

    May 12, 2006

    The picture you can see below is traveling the world. A woman wearing a bikini and knee-high boots disrupted the shooting of a group photo of EU and Latin American leaders at a summit in Vienna on Friday. The woman, who identified herself as Evangelina Carrozo, was protesting the construction of two wood pulp plants […]

  • Argentina: 3.71 % of its population affected by traffic accidents every 10 years

    April 27, 2006

    I am shocked. I just read a study saying that in Argentina, during 2005, 14,526 people died and more than 120,000 were injured just by traffic accidents. That is: 39 deaths and 328 injured per day. This sickening high number puts Argentina as the country with by far the most number of traffic accidents. Between […]

  • I want to go back to Miramar

    February 8, 2006

    Just a few days ago (February the 3rd) I came back from my 31 days vacation I took in Miramar, a city on the southern east part of Buenos Aires, a trully beautiful beach location. I spend most of my days resting, just hanging out. However, I did find the time to get on a […]

 
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