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Ricard Torres Blog

Personal thoughts and rants

Based in Barcelona. Writing code for living.

On my free time I teach Haidong Gumdo (korean martial art of the sword), shoot street photography, travel and play rock ‘n roll on my guitar.

Fountain pen aficionado, fan of the Boston Red Sox, and privacy advocate.

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Latest posts

  • Catalan elections during a pandemic
    Surprisingly casting my vote was smoother than in pre-COVID years. Yes, the queue was long, we were there for about one hour. Most of the …
  • Barcelona’s absurd water pricing
    I’m calling BS on the whole pricing system for the water supply in the city of Barcelona 😤 I don’t even know how to begin …
  • Enforced IoT
    First of all, let me say I ❤️ technology. I make my living off it 💰 However, I don’t like when we’re not given a …
  • Weeknote 51 (2020)
    I have been busy. Busy and with my mind somewhere else. Where? My new apartment 🏡 I know… here I am again ranting about it. …

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