Ricard Torres

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

Review: Old Man’s War

John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife’s grave. Then he joined the army.The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce– and alien races willing to fight us for them are common. So:…


Yep, I’m 32. An old fart. Ok, an strong old fart. Happy birthday to me…

Review: Permanent Record

The incredible story of Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower who showed the world privacy should not be taken for granted…

Deleting old social media content

It’s autum cleaning! I’ve deleted years of Facebook posts and Twitter tweets. Thousands of records gone, hopefully…

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