Ricard Torres Blog

Personal thoughts and rants. Blog about nothing and everything.

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

Trip cancelled, thank you COVID-19

I’m sad. The damn virus has ruined my travel to South Korea in April. Last week the infected count for South Korea was ridiculously low. About 20 cases. I was happy, my travel was surely about to happen. Oh boy, was I wrong. In two days the cases spiked up and we’re now at more…

The Dark Web sounds fascinating

Before we begin we need to understand 2 concepts. What is the deep web? Deep Web is something big that you can’t imagine, which is hidden in the dark side of the internet whose contents are not indexed by any standard search engines like Google or Yahoo or Bing.deepweb-sites.com What is the dark web? The…

Can technical skills make up for the lack of soft skills?

Is the answer black or white? Can you respond “yes” or “no”? I’ve met plenty of people that are brilliant at technical topics but have a certain lack or sometimes total lack of people skills. There are positions or roles at work that require soft skills. Some roles more than others. Can you excuse a…

Weeknote 4 (2020)

πŸ₯ͺ Sandwich extravaganza The week started with an awesome sandwich. A little expensive (9,2€) but on its defense, I’ll say it was big with layers of pork, pepper and ham, with a side of fries (including an out of this world brava sauce) and sparkling water. We were hit with a terrible storm at the…

Weeknote 3 (2020)

✍️ No time, no paper I’ve been keeping myself busy, I have been neglecting the Weeknotes since last September. I haven’t found the time to write, on paper that it. You know how I wanted to keep writing on paper first. Not this time. But I’ll come back to it eventually. This week went by…

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