Category Archives: Funny

A hairy story

I’ve terrified you enough with the darkest corners of my mind, you need a breather. So here it goes…. I think a lot of people have seen this video: And they probably had a good laugh. I had a good … Continue reading

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The last review

When writing a technical book there are a few steps involved. Sure, I’m writing the text, producing the images and the code. But after that… the reviews come. The first one is the technical review, if I am lucky I … Continue reading

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How I became an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

This will not be a technical post instructing you how to learn to pass the certification. Because I, myself I passed the exam by accident. Because I scheduled the exam by accident. But let’s go back ti the beginning. A … Continue reading

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Et tu, Brute?

A few of my close friends and those that got to visit my home in Edinburgh got to meet Bob. Bob was my vacuum Robot. It was a Neato Botvac D7 and it helped me a lot by sparing me … Continue reading

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The one with the menopause

After 5 published books and a few jobs where I had leadership positions people that know me tend to think that I am pretty smart. I don’t like to contradict anybody that has a good opinion of me, but if … Continue reading

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What means to be a good programmer

A few weeks ago this picture appeared on my Facebook wall. And it got me thinking. Are programmers that special? We really do programming just because it is fun? And what actually means to be a good programmer? Because in … Continue reading

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How do you recognize applications created by me?

Well… There will always be that user, called gigi.pedala, that I probably created when  I was pissed off that something did not work as I intended… Who is Gigi Pedala? In Romania Gigi Pedală, also known as Dorel is the … Continue reading

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