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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

  • Weeknote 33 (2021)
    Ricard’s log, August 20th, 2021 Star Trek Lower Decks is back and they always do this thing “captain’s log”. Sounded funny. It’s not when I …
  • Mechanical keyboards in Spanish ISO? Good luck
    I would’ve never imagined how hard it is to find a mechanical keyboard with a Spanish ISO layout. Sure, you can find crap on Amazon …
  • Blocking ads and trackers
    Back in March, I purchased a Raspberry Pi (a hand sized computer). I mostly use it for blocking ads, tracking, and malicious scripts and domains …
  • Prejudice is bad even when you’re right
    I’ve witnessed countless occasions of people accessing the subway without paying a ticket 🎟 I’ve seen them squeeze behind someone before the doors close, jump …

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