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Lorenzo Pasqualis
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Making things is what I live for.
Making things is what I live for.

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Intelligence is not enough A high IQ does not automatically translate to good ideas. It helps, but it’s not sufficient. Smart people generate large volumes of ideas; some are good, but most are terrible. Successful people do not rely only on their ideas.…

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Muddy words You are not alone if you heard someone giving a speech containing words that, at close inspection, sum up to nothing. You are also not alone if you interviewed someone who answered questions with vocal noise that filled the air without giving…

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This week’s doodle is from a plane ride from Seattle to Las Vegas, back in 2014. 

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Making a baby by typing code A man approaches you holding a baby. He looks at the bundle with loving eyes before turning his gaze upon you. “What do you think?”, he says, “He is my baby! I gave him a bath, dressed him and brushed his hair. I just…

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I hate when a fine Friday morning turns into an unscheduled damage control drill. It was around January or February last year; it was cold outside, but turned hot inside. I know it was a Friday because it ruined my weekend. I was in a meeting when the…

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My experience with Software Startups: Humble Beginnings and Raging Fires #blog #coderhood

The blazing forge of innovation is lit in most obscure places. If you could see it, you’d notice it as a bright glow shining in the minds and hearts of inconspicuous software engineers hiding in their cubicles. Innovation never sleeps; she is a muse,…

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It's Doodle Tuesday again! I drew this one a few days ago, during a technical meeting.

Doodle I took during a very important meeting where I discussed key improvements to algorithms and methodology at the core of the company’s IP.

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My approach to hiring great software engineers, creating fans in the process #blog #coderhood

Software development interviews don’t have to suck If there was a yearly contest to proclaim the industry with the most abusive interview process, software development would win every year. Interviewers ask candidates to jump through hoops to prove their…

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If you make it your life goal, accumulating money and digging a hole are very similar. You could keep going forever and you might even get good at it; however, it’s never enough and eventually you realize that you are in your grave. In the process you…

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English, Chianti, C and the old days When I discovered the existence of computers, I lived in a place known worldwide for art, food, Chianti and hand gestures; not so much for technology. I loved growing up in Tuscany. Winters were sunny and crisp,…
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